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This is an online course on data visualization for upskilling professionals in all sectors running 04. May – 10. July 2021


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Benjamin Bach, PhD, is a Lecturer (Assistant Prof.) in Design Informatics and Visualization at the University of Edinburgh. His research designs and investigates interactive information visualization interfaces to help people explore, communicate, and understand data across media such as screens, mixed reality, paper, and physicalizations. He is part of the [Visual+Interactive Data Group](interactivedata.github.io) at the University of Edinburgh.
Research Interests:
  • Network Visualization
  • Visualization of spatio-temporal data
  • Data-driven storytelling
  • Visualization in Augmented and Virtual Reality (Immersive Analytics)
  • Non-digital visualization
  • Teaching and learning visualization
Aba-Sah Dadzie, PhD, joined the Visual+Interactive Data group at the University of Edinburgh to work on design and delivery of an online course in data visualisation targeted at professionals working across Scotland. With a background also in Human-Computer Interaction she works at the intersection between research in visual analytics and application to interaction with today's big data and the digital economy. Aba-Sah is part of the [Visual+Interactive Data Group](interactivedata.github.io) at the University of Edinburgh.
Research Interests:
  • Visual analytics
  • High-dimensional visualisation
  • Visualisation-driven participatory design
  • Storytelling with data

  • Citizen data science and public understanding of science
  • Semantic web technology
  • Social media analytics

Uta Hinrichs, PhD, Lecturer at University of St. Andrews