Monthly Archives: May 2015

Visual text structure: How does it help people find information?

In the month of June, we will be conducting a study that will look at visual structure on electronic texts. We are recruiting participants who are 18 or over who have English as their first language and who have lived … Continue reading

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Weather forecasts and how people understand uncertainty

The results of the study on weather forecasts undertaken by undergraduate researchers, Matthew Standage, Rachel Bartlett and Shymali Abraham have been published in the latest issue of Meteorological Applications. The research explores how members of the public understand and interpret weather forecasts (rain probability and … Continue reading

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140 years of visitor maps for the V&A

image via Wikimedia Commons   Postgraduate researcher, Andrew McIlwraith, is examining how the design of floorplans can aid  people visiting museums. While conducting his research, Andrew has gained access to the archives of the Victoria & Albert museum and has been able to examine … Continue reading

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French ephemera exhibition in the Department

 Art deco invoices, late 1920s and 1930s.   A stunning selection of ephemera from France is in exhibition in the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication. The display, curated by Professor Michael Twyman, covers publicity items as well as documents of … Continue reading

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Information design to improve care of acute kidney injury

Centre for Information Design has completed its collaborative project with Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH), funded by Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network, to use information design to increase implementation of the NICE care bundle for treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). … Continue reading

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Donor Day 2015

The Department of Typography and Graphic Communication was present for Donor Day 2015, held at Whiteknights campus on Saturday 25 April. Lots of people came and had a chat with Professors Sue Walker and Alison Black about the wide range of the Department’s work. We … Continue reading

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