Advanced Visualisation and Virtual Reality in the Social Sciences.
Up to thirty sponsored places are available on a competitive
basis, to participants from the social sciences and
humanities who have used visualisation in their research and
teaching. To justify their participation, delegates are
asked to submit an example of a graphic they
have used in their work together with some text explaining:
These graphics will be used as part of a 'show and tell'
session during the workshop.
- The research or teaching problem it addresses.
- How it helps solve this problem, and
- The tools used in its creation.
As background to the workshop, all participants will receive
copies of three recent reports from the Advisory Group on
If you wish to be considered for inclusion as a delegate, then graphics and
text should be sent to Sue Cunningham, email@example.com by JULY
31st at the very latest. Selected participants will be informed by August
7th. Selection will be made by the organisers whose decisions are final.
- A Review of the State of the Art by Dan Dorling
(University of Bristol)
- An Evaluation and Survey of existing
graphics/visualisation use by Paul
Ells (The Queens Univeristy of Belfast)
- An edited set of Case Studies funded by JISC and ESRC
through AGOCG (eds. Peter Fisher and Dave Unwin,
Universities of Leicester & London)
The organisers are:
Professor David Unwin, Birkbeck College, University of London
Professor Peter Fisher, University of Leicester
Dr Anne Mumford, Loughborough University & JISC
Virtual Environments Visualisation