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The Early Career and Student Statisticians Network is excited to be hosting a Science Communication Workshop Series in the lead up to ECSSC2021.
Join us virtually to learn essential science communication skills from the experts across four (4) exciting workshops covering:
We hope participants will come away from the series with the confidence to share their research in an engaging manner.
About workshop 2: Visualising Your Data
Data visualisation is a core component of good statistical communication and we need to consider the presentation mode in considering the design of data visualisations. Effective communication of statistical findings requires the ability to produce both production-ready and presentation-ready graphics. This workshop will focus on the key aspects of creating high quality graphics suitable for conference presentations. Associate Professor Sue Finch will discuss the principles of graphical excellence, and how we can use these to produce engaging and easily interpretable graphics.
About the presenter: Associate Professor Sue Finch
Associate Professor Sue Finch is an experienced statistical consultant who has worked in the Statistical Consulting Centre at the University of Melbourne since 2004. She has consulted on over 750 projects for clients from industry, business and government, and academic staff and post-graduate students at the University of Melbourne in that time. She has expertise in the development of innovative statistical teaching and learning resources, and in the effective representation and communication of statistical data and concepts. She has broad experience in teaching statistics subjects at the undergraduate and postgraduate level to students in many applied disciplines. She has a special interest in teaching and promoting statistical literacy. Sue has published with collaborators in journals in many branches of medicine, veterinary science, animal science and agriculture, applied health care and social science, as well as in statistics education. Sue is an Accredited Statistician with the Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) and a co-chair of the SSA’s Statistical Consulting Network. She is the Deputy Director of the Statistical Consulting Centre.
This event is free for registered delegates of ECSSC. If you are registered for ECSSC, please contact Jodi Phillips, SSA's Events Coordinator, for your booking code.
Cancellation Policy: Online events have no cancellations.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Statistical Society of Australia (SSA)
PO Box 213
Belconnen ACT 2616 Australia
02 6251 3647www.statsoc.org.auABN 82 853 491 081
Please direct enquiries to:
Marie-Louise Rankin, Executive Officer
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