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 researchers to produce amazing graphics to communicate data and information – all within one day.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
The Infohackit event was an amazing experience that showed how a humble Illustrator can do amazing things in the hands of two PhD students and a Creative. Our journey began on a cold morning in the Manchester CDT Hive. Having been previously burdened by a snowfall of coding and experiments, the...Read More
Are you interested in design? PhD students rarely feel it’s our field, and seldom have the chance to develop design skills or knowledge. Science can seem a vast ocean of learning, and we jump in headfirst. All too often design appears superfluous and is neglected. We are told not to worry about...Read More