http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/screenshot-e1501598310981.jpg 979 984 Inés Dawson http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/crastina_logo_web.png Inés Dawson2017-08-01 00:10:292017-08-02 10:56:36"Virus, the Beauty of the Beast" - an Interview with Hamish Todd
If you haven’t seen Virus, the Beauty of the Beast, I suggest you stop what you’re doing right now: grab a cup of tea with one hand and your mouse with the other and sit down to enjoy Hamish Todd’s latest creation that has been 3 years…
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“I’m specialised in understanding three things: firstly the subject itself, and secondly the perspectives of the two groups that I serve, i.e. senders and receivers.” So says Fredrik Saarkoppel, Swedish freelance illustrator with many…
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What makes a clear and visually appealing presentation? Toon Verlinden from "The floor is yours" shows an extreme makeover of power point slides, demonstrating a few simple design tricks that work wonders. This post has been originally…
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According to neurobiologist Matt Carter, scientists often do a poor job at designing for example articles, scientific posters, and talks. But there are many core communication skills that could rather easily be acquired from professional designers.
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I was quite delighted when I stumbled upon the research poster below the other week. For years, I have searched for the Holy Grail of research posters, and suddenly it was there, designed by the Australian zoologist, researcher & science communicator James O’Hanlon.
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Graphical abstracts is one of many ways to adapt scientific communication to a quickly evolving media landscape. Luk Cox, scientific illustrator with a background in molecular biology, has a clear message: it is time for old dogs to learn some new tricks.
http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/page.png 361 647 Olle Bergman http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/crastina_logo_web.png Olle Bergman2014-11-13 17:39:002016-07-27 00:13:30Winners announced in third Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards
The winners of the third Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards have been announced.