Month: March 2017

ReconEvent Hackday 2016

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Academic publishing in the 21st Century, data & information visualisation and online tools for researchers were all discussed at ReCon this year and the Conference was a huge success.

The conference was followed by a Hackday (details of this one here) at Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI)

Projects included  Our hackday  overall winner was Gary Martin (centre). Our two equal runners up were Bianca Kramer (left) and Yujie Hu and Xiehua Ji from Durham Uni. (right)

recon hackday winners 2016

The hackday also included a short introductory Workshop to the data visualisation software Tableau. The workshop was delivered by Edinburgh based data visualisation company NumberTelling and is designed for beginners to the Tableau software. Anyone can sign up for a free 15 day trial for Tableau and students are able to use the software for free.

Here is Rebecca Kaye (Data visualisation specialist) presenting the Workshop.

Recon Rebecca

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