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Research Posters

Information on how to create a scientific research poster. Burnett School of Medicine templates included for download.

Data Visualization

Data visualization is the visual representation of information and data. It can take the form of graphs, maps, diagrams, or charts. It is important to remember that visualization should be approached with thoughtful consideration because without proper attention, data visualization can unintentionally misrepresent results.


6 Tips for Data Visualization

  • Understand the goal of your visualization
  • Understand your data and its limitations
  • Choose the right geometries to display the data
  • Review your labels
  • Choose the appropriate colors for the project
  • Consider the data-ink ratio