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Fri 1 Jul 2016
09:30 - 17:30

Venue: Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site

Provided by: Bioinformatics


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Introduction to Scientific Figure Design

Fri 1 Jul 2016

Description

This course provides a practical guide to producing figures for use in reports and publications.

It is a wide ranging course which looks at how to design figures to clearly and fairly represent your data, the practical aspects of graph creation, the allowable manipulation of bitmap images and compositing and editing of final figures.

The course will use a number of different open source software packages and is illustrated with a number of example figures adapted from common analysis tools.

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Target audience
  • Graduate students, Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge, Affiliated Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here
  • Further details regarding the charging policy are available here
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 1 Jul 2016   09:30 - 17:30 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site map Simon Andrews,  Anne Segonds-Pichon ,  Bhupinder Virk
Objectives

After this course you should be able to:

  • Understand general data visualisation theory
  • Discuss ethics and design theory with regards to scientific figures
  • Edit bitmap and vector graphics for publication
Aims

During this course you will learn about:

  • Data Visualisation Theory
  • Data Representation
  • Ethics of Data Representation
  • Design Theory
  • GIMP
  • Inkscape
Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Duration

1

Frequency

A number of times per year

Theme
Specialized Training

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