Evidence-based methods of communicating science to the public through data visualization

Length: Half day

Prerequisite Knowledge: None


For eScience professionals at the forefront of innovation in collaborative, computationally-intensive, and data-intensive research, effective communication of complex scientific/technical concepts is crucial to engage diverse audiences and ensure the broader impact of this work. This tutorial on cinematic scientific visualization offers a powerful science communication approach relevant to eScience professionals’ needs. Benefitting from on decades of experience from the Advanced Visualization Lab at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, participants will learn the intricacies of creating high-quality, immersive visualizations that contextualize cutting-edge research in an accessible and captivating manner. By leveraging tools from computational science communities and incorporating findings from recent empirical research, this tutorial provides valuable insights and guidance for eScience professionals to create visually compelling representations of data that resonate with a wide range of audiences.