Visualizing Research Data 6.27.23

June 27, 2023

Part of scientific communication strategies that faculty need to best disseminate their work, this course offers best practices for data visualization and figure types used to convey research data and indications for usage. This 90-minute workshop is led by Rachael Whitehead, Senior Scientific Illustrator, Academic Affairs, Houston Methodist Academic Institute and includes both a lecture and problem solving in groups. By the end of this course, attendees will be able to

  • Review the basic elements of design that make up a successful figure or poster, including layout, organization, text, color, and graphical elements 
  • Discuss the variety of visualization and figure types that can be used to convey research data and when best to use them
  • Analyze examples and offer the opportunity for participants to share their figures or posters for review

This program is sponsored by the Office of Faculty and Research Development

Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
06/27/2023 - 11:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/27/2023 - 12:30pm CDT
Virtual meeting - Streamed Online via Zoom
United States

Rachael Whitehead 
Senior Scientific Illustrator
Academic Affairs, Houston Methodist Academic Institute

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