Category Archives: Data visualisation

10 data visualization tips

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has just completed a survey of the use of data visualization techniques to better communicate the results of the development research it supports. They looked at 330 docments (including academic reports, project reports, media publications, etc.) and the good news is that 48% of them included some form of […]

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Caribbean Impact 2.0

Thirty-five people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, participated in Caribbean Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy, a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011. The workshop was the initial activity of an expert programme on new mechanisms for linking research and policy. It covered fundamentals in data visualisation techniques, […]

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Impact 2.0 Kingston workshop draft agenda

The draft agenda for the workshop Impact 2.0 – New mechanisms for linking research & policy is now available. The workshop, an initial activity of the Expert Programme on New Mechanisms for Linking Research & Policy will be held 22-23 February in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Tools on Datavisualization.ch

Datavisualization.ch claims to be “the premier news and knowledge resource for data visualization and infographics”and I have no reason to doubt them. Their “tools”section is one of the most interesting on their site. To successfully visualize your ideas you need adequate tools. Pencil and paper for basic ideas. Pixel or Vector graphics for more precision. […]

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