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NTU: 21st Century Scientist – Infographics

28 March, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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In the modern world, graphs and statistics are everywhere.  What’s more, we don’t have to stick with rigid old excel graphs all the time.  Infographics are an incredibly popular alternative.  Furthermore, they can be snappy and eye-catching, instantly bringing in interest to what is written on them, highlighting the advantages of your innovation.

What’s on offer?

This workshop will focus on producing an infographic around one of your own pieces of work.  Furthermore, these will be put up for the group to see and offer feedback.

The workshop will include the following:

  • A short introduction by Dave Fairhurst
  • Example infographics presented by expert speaker
  • Delegates will then have time to prepare some of their work into an infographic with assistance from the speaker.  They will take turns to present this to the group.  The attendees should prepare some research they are happy to share before attending this workshop.

Many young scientists leave education with a brilliant knowledge of their subject.  However, they can be held back by shyness and a lack of education in the soft skills. This workshop aims to give you the footings to build a portfolio of these skills.  In turn, this will help you better communicate your ideas and projects to your contemporaries and colleagues in an effective manner.

This workshop is part of a series of workshops covering a variety of tools a modern scientist will need to innovate.

The agenda

  • 12:30 – Registration and Networking
  • 13.00 – Welcome (Tom Sanders)
  • 13.05 – Introduction to the workshop (David Fairhurst)
  • 13.15– Split into groups and write articles individually
  • 15.00 – Tour of facilities
  • 16:00 – Event close.

 

Further information and registration

This event is the last of a series of events promoting innovation and modern scientist skills.  The various workshops are detailed below:

To book please click the ‘Reserve your place’ button on the event page and complete the short online booking process.  If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact Tom Sanders MSci , Innovation Consultant from the Enabling Innovation team on 0115 848 3944.

This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Enabling Innovation is a three-year collaboration between Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham, and the University of Derby to support SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to innovate. Furthermore, it is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Details

Date:
28 March
Time:
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2018/03/21st-century-scientist-infographics

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Nottingham Trent University

 
 
 
 

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