Location: Lancaster House Hotel Date: 21-25th May 2018 Envision held a course for PhD students on Getting Started with R. This was run by Dylan Childs and Andrew Beckerman from R4All. The aim of the course was to help with the initially steep learning curve associated with R and to provide an accurate, repeatable, and […]
Envision infohackit is a science infographics hack event. It’s a unique opportunity for infographic designers and data developers to work with PhD scientists to produce amazing graphics to communicate research. Read the blog about our infohackit event on the main infohackit website.
Additional funding from Envision allowed me to undertake training in powerboat handling at Preston Marina. My project looking at the environmental impacts of floating solar panels on lakes and reservoirs will have a fieldwork component requiring me to access a water body using a boat. A health and safety requirement of using a boat for […]
By the end of the two-day course I feel like I’ve learnt a lot. Having had very little experience of using Arc GIS and teaching myself to have a basic understanding of the programme, I found that the course has already been invaluable to me for a range of reasons: It allows you to see […]
In early January I found details of an amazing sounding course, run jointly by the British Ecological Society (BES) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), entitled “Communicating your science: an introduction to social and traditional media”. This course offered the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in how to communicate science, designed specifically for […]