Pick up a new skill in an hour at our workshop and seminar series. Click on the individual registration links for more information.

Presentation Tools & Sources Digital Publishing

20 Aug 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Designing Infographics with Canva

By using Canva’s drag and drop feature and attractive templates and layouts, we easily can weave illustrations and content to create compelling visual narratives.
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17 Sep 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Designing and Creating your Research Website with Blogs@NTU

Sharing your research findings is an important part of the research process. A popular way is to create a research website to make your work easily discoverable by others. You can use the slick design templates available at blogs@NTU or talk to us to customise your website.

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3 Sep 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Jazzing up Your Presentations with Prezi

Wow your audience by creating a non-linear and highly animated presentation with Prezi Next (free version). This is an introductory workshop designed for first timers.

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1 Oct 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Telling Stories with StoryMapJS

StorymapJS provides an easy and visually attractive way to present naratives that contains places and location information. Join us for a walkthrough of this platform and discover practical examples that will inspire you to incorporate StoryMaps into your own work.

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10 Sep 2019

6.00pm to 7.00pm

Picture Perfect: Finding and Using Images for your Projects

Attend this session to learn more about the complex nature of copyright and where to find free-to-use content.

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15 Oct 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Making Timelines Using Free Online Tools

In this session, discover readily available timeline tools which you can use to present a chronological view of major events with text, images and videos.

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Data Visualisation & GIS Text Mining & Machine Learning

27 Aug 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Data Visualisation with Tableau

Join us for an introduction to Tableau, one of the most widely-used data analytics and visualization tools today, to build interactive visualisations without the need for any coding skills.

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10 Sep 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Cleaning Data with OpenRefine

In this introductory workshop, you will learn about OpenRefine tools that simplifies the tedious tasks of data cleaning and preparation.

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17 Sep 2019

6.00pm to 7.00pm

An Introduction to QGIS

Discover QGIS – a popular open source software that visualises, analyses and publishes geospatial information. In this workshop, you will be taken through the steps of creating a map using freely available datasets.

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8 Oct 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Text Mining for the Humanities

Using examples from humanistic research, you will learn about the benefits of applying text mining methods, the challenges of working on such projects and some convenient tools empowering reseaches to perform text analysis without having to pick up programming skills.

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22 Oct 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm

Mapping and Visualising your Spatial Research Data with ArcGIS

Tap on the power of digital mapping to present your research data in a visually appealing and engaging manner. Learn how to transform large data sets into an interactive online map by adding text, images, videos and external links.

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29 Oct 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm


Powerful Text Mining Techniques with OpenRefine 

Find out how you can extract data from a huge digital archive of newspapers articles from Chronicling America and transform it into a clean and usable format for further analysis using APIs and data extraction techniques.

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12 Nov 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm


Applying Advanced Data Visualisation Techniques with Tableau

Using advanced Tableau features, this workshop will show you how to “tell stories with your data”. If you are new to Tableau, do sign up for “Data Visualisation with Tableau” first.

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5 Nov 2019

2.30pm to 3.30pm


Getting Started in Machine Learning in 60 minutes 

In recent years, there has been considerable buzz about AI and Machine Learning and the profound impacts on industry and society. Join us for a quick introduction to see how machine learning can open up new possibilities for your research projects.

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