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Visualising Your Research: Creative Approaches and Using Images to Help Communicate Your Work (430)
11th and 12th April 2019
|Lang||Workshop language is English|
The clearest and most effective method to communicate some information is through a picture. This is particularly true for scientists. However, students with little previous instruction can find making these visualisations challenging and the results disappointing.
In this workshop participants will obtain a grounding in the basics of visual design. They will learn techniques and working methods to enable them to produce successful and effective visualisations. Visualisations that will enable them to communicate their research more clearly and engage the viewer.
At the end of the course students will:
Students should bring pencils and sketchbooks - they will be drawing from life on the first day. They should also bring their laptops – they will be producing / reworking a visualisation in the classroom. There will be a process of presentations and feedback from myself and the other students.
Students must bring material to the workshop with which to make a visualisation:
The workshop is open to students of any level of ability that want to improve their visualisation skills. This course does not teach software, but aims to optimise the personal drawing and computer skills students already have.
University of Neuchâtel
Date: Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019
Schedule: 9:15 to 17:15
Location: University of Neuchâtel
Trainer: Tom Reed's background is in art, with a Fine Art degree from Oxford University and teaching qualification from London University. He has many years experience as an artist and illustrator and his visualisations have appeared in films for the University of Zurich and the NZZ newspaper.
Participants are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train between the city of their university and the location of the workshop (half-fare card, 2nd class).