What Can Data Visualisation Do?

Details below for an event on data visualisation which sounds great and is taking place as part of Sheffield universities’ ESRC Festival of Social Science.

Presentations and discussion with experts and practitioners considering what data visualisations – that is, the visual representation of data in charts and graphs – can contribute to society.

Speakers include Alan Smith (Former head of the Office for National Statistics’ Data Visualisation Unit & now head of data visualisation at The Financial Times), Thomas Clever (from award-winning Dutch visualisation agency Clever Franke), Valentina D’Efilippo (award-winning data visualisation and information designer), William Allen (The Migration Observatory, University of Oxford) and Giulio Frigieri (The Observer).

Public and third sector organisations, designers, campaigners, analysts, visualisers, and people with a curiosity about open data and the visual representation of data, are all welcome.


Tuesday, 10 November 2015 from 14:00 to 17:00 (GMT) Add to Calendar


Creative Lounge – Showroom Workstation. 15 Paternoster Row. Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2BX GB – View Map

Tickets are free and can be booked through Eventbrite.

Categories: Digital Sociology, Sociological Craft, Visual Sociology

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