past events

University of Nottingham

The relative risk infohackit brought together academics from 5 Global Challenges Research Fund projects from 8 universities across the UK.

nch @infohackit

Our final city event was back to (our) home turf in Norwich. We managed to get four teams of eager PhD scientists to spend their valentine’s day with creatives to collaborate on research based infographics. Designer Pete Abbott from UX agency Foolproof was competing in his third infohackit.

manc @infohackit
CDT Hive

For the 4th event in our UK tour, we headed up to Manchester. The Sackville Street building in Manchester is immense, but it was fairly easy to find the Hive, a suite of rooms dedicated to doctoral training.

bham @infohackit
University of Birmingham

Our Birmingham event was hosted at The Nicholson Building at Birmingham University, next door to the beautiful Winterbourne House & Gardens – well worth a visit!

plymouth @infohackit
Plymouth Marine Laboratory

After their amazing Adobe Illustrator training session the previous day, our PhD environmental scientists were well-prepared for env.infohackit @Plymouth on December 6 2016. Getting off to a flying start, the students arrived at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory itching to be put into teams with...

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Jury’s Inn

env.infohackit made a brilliant start with the PhD student training day on December 1. The following day, env.infohackit really got going. The PhD scientists were joined by creatives and in their teams they tackled the task of creating amazing infographics to communicate complex scientific research...

OPEN, Norwich

EnvEast infohackit took place on February 22 2016 at Open in Norwich with 45 participants from a range of institutions and creative businesses. Participants formed 8 teams, working together for 12 hours to create exciting presentations for the evening event.

StartUp Lounge

M-KEN’s infohackit event on was an innovative 12-hour event bringing together researchers and PGR students from the University of East Anglia, design students from Norwich University of the Arts and professional graphic designers.