Presentation on theme: "Www.bl.uk 1 Visualising Research bringing public data to life."— Presentation transcript:
www.bl.uk 1 Visualising Research bringing public data to life
Welcome and introductions Dr Lee-Ann Coleman Head of Science, British Library
www.bl.uk 3 www.bl.uk/beautiful-science
www.bl.uk 4 Clickstream Data Yields High-Resolution Maps of Science Bollen et al, (2009) PLoS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004803
www.bl.uk 5 Programme 10:20 - 10:45 Welcome and Introductions Lee-Ann Coleman (British Library), Beverley Thomas (BBSRC), Pamela Mason (AHRC) 10:45 - 11:30 Gateway to Research data and API outline Richard Jones (Cottage Labs) 11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break - Share your ideas and seek collaborators for your competition entry 12:00 - 12:55 Data Visualisation Tobias Sturt and Adam Frost (Guardian Digital Agency) 12:55 - 13:00 Pre-lunch update Lee-Ann Coleman (British Library) 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch - Look out for other people with similar interests and ideas 14:00 - 14:30 ScienceoGram Andrew Steele (University of Oxford) 14:30 - 15:30 Hacking Time Richard Jones and Mark MacGillivray (Cottage Labs) will be available for questions on the Gateway to Research API and data 15:30 - 15:40 Wrap Up and Competition Entry Details Lee-Ann Coleman (British Library) 15:40 - 16:00 Finishing up an opportunity to finish discussions
www.bl.uk 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
www.bl.uk 7 The competition Entry forms available from the website: http://datasets.org.uk/compo/compo.html on Monday 27 January http://datasets.org.uk/compo/compo.html 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).