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Introduction to data visualisation

12th December 2019 9:00am to 12:30pm
Office For National Statistics, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP10 8XG

Course details:

This course aims to:

  • provide an overview of good practice in the design and presentation of tables, graphs and maps and the use of colour
  • outline the core principles and theoretical issues in the development of data visualisations
  • explain how people think about data visualisations

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will have developed awareness of:

  • basic design principles that can be applied to static tables and graphs to ensure effective communication
  • how to apply best practice in the development of tables, graphs, maps and colour schemes
  • the use of data visualisation for reference and demonstration purposes

Make a day of it!

This course is being delivered as part of an event where the Best Practice and Impact division will deliver two popular courses on one day:

  • Introduction to data visualisation (9:00am to 12:30pm)
  • Writing about statistics (1:30pm top 3:30pm)

You can attend both courses, or just the one that suits you.

There are limited places for these courses and they will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

How to book:

If you are interested in attending the Introduction to data visualisation course please contact

Find out more about the Writing about statistics course being delivered on the same day.