IDSC Engagement is hosting a Girl Scouts Info Graphics Design Workshop on Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00-5:00 PM, to introduce Girl Scouts to infographic design. Read more “Girl Scouts Infographics Workshop 11/2/2014”
Stephan Schürer, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at the Miller School, and Chemoinformatics program lleader at IDSC, is the head of the team of University of Miami researchers funded through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) who are creating a Data Coordination and Integration Center for the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) program. Read more “NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Grant”
As part of the Places & Spaces Exhibit, IDSC presents: Stephen Few and John Grimwade in “Visualization for Effective Communication” on Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:00-8:00 PM at the Stanley and Jewell Glasgow Hall, School of Architecture. Read more “Visualization for Effective Communication 10/23/2014”
The Places & Spaces Exhibit (PSE) team is offering all students and at UM an ideal opportunity to publicize their work by creating an infographic and presenting it in front of an audience. The postdocs and/or students will be featured as opening acts for eight speaker events scheduled around the Places & Spaces Exhibit, which is coming to UM in Fall 2014. The PSE team will select two opening acts per event.
Visualization has been around now for a good amount of time . . .
- IEEE Vis, the premier academic conference in this area, was founded back in 1990.
- The foundational book “Readings in Information Visualization” was published in 1999.
- Tableau Software was founded in 2013.
It’s time to stop for a moment and think: What is the role of visualization? What do we want to build in the future? What are the main challenges and obstacles we will be facing? Read more “Visualization as Intelligence Amplification 10/22/2014”
The Institute for Data Science and Computing is pleased to announce the launch of the IDSC Fellows Program for 2014-2015. The mission of the IDSC Fellows Program is to inspire a new generation of leaders in computational science by offering students the opportunity to work in a broad cross-disciplinary research setting. This is awarded to two undergraduate students and two graduate students per year. Last year’s program was resoundingly successful, the students gained valuable computational skills, and the program resulted in three continued cross-disciplinary collaborations among the participants and their mentors. Read more “Apply Now for 2014-15 IDSC Fellows Program”
As part of the Places & Spaces Exhibit, we present: Nigel Holmes in “Funderstanding: Humor in information graphics” on Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:00-7:00 PM, in the Stanley and Jewell Glasgow Hall, at the School of Architecture. Read more “Funderstanding: Humor in Infographics, 10/9/2014”