http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/toon_featured.png 684 845 Toon Verlinden http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/crastina_logo_web.png Toon Verlinden2016-09-09 15:15:172016-09-12 18:23:07Slide design for dummies
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.
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Although I am normally an advocate of telling how to do things, rather than telling how not to do them, I must recommend this slideshow from The Guardian’s Data Blog: 16 useless infographics.
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Maps showing statistical data can be very useful when we want to understand the world and the geographical distribution of stuff. They are often used in research fields like epidemiology, economics and sociology.