Thing 13: Making information beautiful

A picture is worth a thousand words. Standard film runs through 24 frames per second. On this basis, turning your thesis into a film should allow you to communicate it approximately 15 times in a minute.

Efficiency aside, make data approachable through visualisation techniques is increasingly important – and getting easier all the time. There are now many tools to help you turn your information into maps, animations or charts, making it much easier to grab the attention of your audience, explain complicated ideas, and demonstrate the impact of your research.


‘It’s basically a knitting pattern’
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