We are excited to announce the LTER Visual Media Webinar Series, a three-part webinar series featuring experts in science communication using visual media.
This series is made possible by the dedicated efforts of LTER Graduate Student’s Event & Initiatives Committee with support from LNO. If you have ideas for more events that you would like to see in the future or want to learn how to get involved with the LTER Graduate Student Committee, don’t hesitate to reach out via email@example.com.
Webinar participants may also submit their own work for discussion during the last 30 minutes of the webinar. Submit work at: https://lternet.edu/visual-media-submissions.
Additional presenters will be announced soon.
Science Graphics with Jen Christiansen
October 6, 2023, 10am PT/1pm ET
With a career spanning over a decade as a graphics editor at Scientific American, Jen brings a wealth of knowledge in scientific illustration, data visualization, and science-art communication. She the author of the highly regarded book “Building Science Graphics” and her freelance work has appeared in National Geographic, Scientific American, The Cooking Lab, Intellectual Ventures, as well as McGraw Hill and The Rockefeller University publications. Her science illustrations and graphics illuminate complex concepts for specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Jen and others provided several useful links in the course of her talk:
- Supplemental to her book, Building Science Graphics, Jen provided a great list of Science Visualization Resources
- Little Book of Design Critique for Scientists,
by Vassilissa Semouchkina
- Discussing Design: improving communication and collaboration through critique, by Adam Connor and Aaron Irizarry
- Ready-made graphics of organisms: PhyloPic
- Also, The Noun Project
- Colorblind-friendly palettes, by David Nichols
Other presenters will be announced soon.
To be notified, join the email list below, or watch the data-visualization tag on the LTERNET Community Forum.