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DHO Workshop at Dundalk IT Offers New Insights into Data Visualisation

28 September 2012

Shawn Day of the Digital Humanities Observatory (DHO) conducted a full day workshop 'An Introduction to Data Acquisition and Visualisation for Digital Humanities Scholarship'. Thirty participants from the Humanities in Cultural Studies Honours BA Programme enjoyed a thought-provoking and far-ranging series of demonstrations, hands-on exercises and discussion exploring opportunities to apply data vis techniques and methodology to their research. The structure of the day began with an overview of the principles and theory underpinning data visualisation, provided best practise examples of how researchers are using data visualisation to both analyse and present their findings and concluded by looking at some of the more popular tools available to scholars.

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