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Data Visualization Series With Andy Kirk

Andy Kirk is a UK-based data visualization specialist and design consultant who in the month of May partnered with SAGE Publishing to host a series of webinars on Data Visualization. Each one with a unique piece to the discipline. In this post we highlight Andy’s key message on each of those webinars, in a lead up to his new three-month course titled “Introduction to Data Visualization” starting June 25th.

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Figures: Reasons & Reasoning

Figures can show findings, models, or relationships between ideas. They can take the form of diagrams, visual or geographic maps, graphs, charts, and other visualizations. Figures are important elements for your papers, articles or presentations, chapters or books so learning how to create and use them is essential for academic writers. This series of posts explores […]

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Figures and Publisher Guidelines

Show what you mean by including figures in your article or book. This series of posts explores ways to think about and develop figures that will complement your academic writing. For figures, the number, format, size, use of color, placement in the text, are typically spelled out by the book or journal publisher. You will want to clarify […]

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Go figure!

Figures– including diagrams, visual or geographic maps, graphs and other visualizations– can bring the narrative to life.  As is the case with many things, good figures add meaning to the thesis or dissertation, article, chapter, book, while inadequate figures can seed confusion or distract from the text. In a presentation, diagrams can engage the audience […]

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Data Visualization & Presentation With Microsoft Office: Read on SRM

This series of posts corresponds to the 2018 SAGE Research Methods Open House. If you would like to access the SAGE e-books, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets mentioned in these posts, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. Visual communications are more important than ever. We need to draw readers into our articles, […]

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Three Benefits of Interactive Visualization

Data in a table or spreadsheet is valuable, but as human beings, seeing patterns or being able to summarize tabular data can be challenging. Visualizations allow us to do exactly that – create a visual representation of the data, giving us a chance to see it and interpret complex data efficiently at a glance. Now, […]

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Academic ≠ Boring: Presenting Your Research

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. You write about your ideas, research, and findings. But sometimes you also need to present your research. Presentations might include conferences or meetings of professional societies, in face-to-face or online settings. How can you approach such presentations with confidence, and […]

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Tips on Data Viz

  The basics For most of us, the fun bit of working with data and statistics is the visualization aspect. Many of us are visual learners, or at least understand information best when it’s simplified into a picture. This is especially true when dealing with data and statistics, which hide the meaning and significance of […]

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Supporting civil society organisations to deliver insights and impact from data: an ESRC and UK Data Service workshop, 17 October, Manchester

Are you a professional working in a civil society organisation that collects administrative or evaluation data, and who oversees strategy, reporting and campaigns? Are you interested in improving the way your organisation can translate data into knowledge? If so, please join our workshop with peer organisations to help shape ways of managing and sharing data […]

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Drawing on Data Viz to Improve Call Centers

Have you ever found yourself locked in a circular conversation about a missing bolt for your barbecue? Have you ever listened to classical hits for 10 minutes while you wait to argue about a discrepancy on your bank statement? If so, then you will understand the pain of the call center. The good news is […]

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