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Introduction to scientific figure design



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.



No prerequisites


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Time Topic
9:30 - 12:30 Introduction
Data Visualisation Theory
Data Representation Practical
Ethics and plots lecture
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 17:30 Design theory lecture
Ethics practical
GIMP Lecture & practical
Inkscape Lecture & practical
Final practical
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