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1 1 Visualising Research bringing public data to life

2 Welcome and introductions Dr Lee-Ann Coleman Head of Science, British Library

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4 4 Clickstream Data Yields High-Resolution Maps of Science Bollen et al, (2009) PLoS One DOI: /journal.pone

5 5 Programme 10: :45 Welcome and Introductions Lee-Ann Coleman (British Library), Beverley Thomas (BBSRC), Pamela Mason (AHRC) 10: :30 Gateway to Research data and API outline Richard Jones (Cottage Labs) 11: :00 Coffee Break - Share your ideas and seek collaborators for your competition entry 12: :55 Data Visualisation Tobias Sturt and Adam Frost (Guardian Digital Agency) 12: :00 Pre-lunch update Lee-Ann Coleman (British Library) 13: :00 Lunch - Look out for other people with similar interests and ideas 14: :30 ScienceoGram Andrew Steele (University of Oxford) 14: :30 Hacking Time Richard Jones and Mark MacGillivray (Cottage Labs) will be available for questions on the Gateway to Research API and data 15: :40 Wrap Up and Competition Entry Details Lee-Ann Coleman (British Library) 15: :00 Finishing up an opportunity to finish discussions

6 6 For this competition, we value: Enlightening the general public over targeting niche special- interest groups Use of Open Data over use of proprietary data Open collaborations over entries by individuals Conveyance of accurate and clear information over sensationalism Cross-disciplinary teams (developers, designers, graphic artists, journalists, etc) over single-discipline teams A finished, re-usable, shareable visualisation over a concept or paper prototype

7 7 The competition Entry forms available from the website: on Monday 27 January Closing date: 21 March 2014 (17:00 GMT) Winning entry announced: 28 April 2014 Prize: £2,000 Judges: Jackie Hunter (CEO: BBSRC); Mark Llewellyn (Director of Research, AHRC), Katy Börner (Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science, Indiana University), Adam Frost and Tobias Sturt (Guardian Digital Agency).


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