Our passionate PhD scientists gave their all in the Adobe Creative Cloud training on Day 1 of the final heat of env.infohackit @Norwich. Arriving at the impressive OPEN venue in Norwich, the students were unsure what to expect but came away with new skills to help them tackle the task of the...Read more
What is infohackit?
Infohackit is a research infographics hack event. It’s a unique opportunity for infographic designers and data developers to work with PhD students and research to produce amazing graphics to communicate data and information – all within an intense 12 hour period.Find out more
What are infographics?
Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends.
In short, infographics can be a way of explaining complex ideas in a simple, visual manner. This is especially important for academic and scientific communications, allowing public and policy makers to engage more easily with research.See infographics from previous years
Big data is defined as datasets that are uncomfortably large for a single machine to process into information. I previously wondered whether big data should actually be defined as datasets that are uncomfortably large for a single human to conceive of and to trust when they are processed into...Read More