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    Design Principles for Infographics and Data Visualization

    Juan Velasco, Founder and Creative Director of 5W Infographics, delivers a workshop series on data visualization. In the first session, Velsaco explains the importance of design in data visualization. This includes an introduction to visual perception principles which will ensure the creation of accessible and visually appealing data visualizations.

    In the second session, participants will have the opportunity to practice applying their newfound design skills using visualization platforms like Tableau, Datawrapper, and Flourish.

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    Feminist Data Workshop

    In this workshop, Caroline Sinders introduces the methodology she created to guide both her art and research practice: research driven art. Sinders’ work explores data collection as both art and protest–an approach participants will engage with by exploring machine learning, data, and design thinking. By treating data collection as a collaborative process, participants will create a feminist data set from the ground up, while also learning how data collection can be used as an artistic, collaborative, community practice.

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    Research Beyond Academia

    Mihaela Gruia, Director of Research Retold, delivers a two-part workshop series on knowledge mobilization. In order to make an impact with your research, it is important to know how to share research findings with broader, non-academic audiences. Gruia explains how to create a communications plan that will aid researchers in translating long, complex research reports into documents that spark conservation.

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    Telling Data-Driven Stories: Lessons from Journalism

    In this workshop, Roberto Rocha (Data Journalist at CBC) takes participants through the steps of creating a data-driven story, from obtaining the data, to making sense of it, to writing an outline of a final article. Each step of the way, you’ll be prompted to consider and implement storytelling elements in the service of creating a data-driven story.

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    Transcending Mental Models

    Brian Southwell, Senior Director of Science in the Public Sphere at the Research Triangle Institute, delivers a two-part workshop series on translating research for audiences beyond the university. In particular, Southwell focuses on understanding how social and political opinions are formed and reformed. Audiences are not blank slates, but bring their own mental models – thoughts, ideas, opinions, experiences – to the conversation.

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