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Photograph of Uta Hinrichs
Uta Hinrichs, Reader (Associate Professor) in Data Visualisation and researcher at Design Informatics and the Edinburgh Futures Institute at the University of Edinburgh. Visualization as part of Humanities Research, Digital Humanities, Visualization of Cultural Collections, Data Physicalization, Visualization and Interaction Design Processes and Prototyping, Visualization Teaching & Learning, Qualitative Research Methods.
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Photograph of Benjamin Bach
Benjamin Bach, Reader (Associate Professor) 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.
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Photograph of Bettina Nissen
Bettina Nissen, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Interaction Design and researcher in Design Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. With a background in product and interaction design, digital fabrication and data physicalisation, her practice-based research focuses on engaging audiences with complex technological concepts and data through tangible means and makings. Research through Design, Designing with Data, Data Engagement, Data Physicalisation, Digital Fabrication.
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Larissa Pschetz, Senior Lecturer (Professor), interaction designer, researcher at the University of Edinburgh. Research through design, Technology for social development, Internet of Things (IoT), Temporal design, Biodesign
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Research, Teaching, and Design

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Alexis Pister, data visualization engineer working on visual analytics applications often applied to the humanities and using network, temporal, and spatial visualization techniques.
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Tomas Vancisin, research associate in Data Visualization at PeaceRep (School of Law), focusing on visualization of transition trajectories, and the mediation space of peace and transition processes. His research interests include Visualization as part of Humanities Research, Visualization of Historical Cultural Collections, Provenance Visualization and Digital Humanities.
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PhD and Research Students

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Mashael Hamad AlKadi, PhD student working on Learning Analytics.
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Sarah Dunn, PhD student researching healthcare data communication to patients and their families in the hospital setting via 'Data Comics'
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Tobias Kauer, PhD student working on Discursive Data Visualization.
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Photograph of Jenny Long
Jenny Long, PhD student researching data representation, with a keen focus on challenging societal biases through feminist design methodologies.
Photograph of Rea Michalopoulou
Rea Michalopoulou, PhD student working on child and adolescent understanding of COVID-19 and its impact on mental health while designing a novel Virtual Reality (VR) assessment tool for mental health.
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Photograph of Sarah Schöttler
Sarah Schöttler, PhD student working on responsive geographic visualization.
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Photograph of Jinrui Wang
Jinrui Wang, PhD student working on expanding broader dashboard visualization concepts and its design process in collaboration with domain researchers.

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