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Seeing is Believing: Communicating Research through Virtual Worlds

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
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Being able to effectively explain complex research outside academia is incredibly important–for networking, collaborating, teaching, and leading. This five-part 30-min webinar series explores how data visualization can help graduate students and postdoctoral researchers better communicate with public audiences–using virtual reality. Topics include:

Session 1. Introduction: Communicating with the Public(Thu, April 1 | 2–2:30pm)

Session 2. Understanding Your Audience: Persona Analysis (Fri, April 2 | 2–2:30pm)

Session 3. Tools for Making 3D Models and Visuals (Mon,April 5 | 2–2:30pm)

Session 4. Web Deployment: How to Make It Interactive(Tue, April 6 | 2–2:30pm)

Session 5. Use of 3D Interactive Environment for Public Communication (Wed, April 7 | 2–2:30pm)

Register here:  Seeing is Believing

Attendees who participate in the hands-on activity at the end of each session will be entered into a raffle to win $15 Amazon gift cards!

Questions? Contact Jiyoon Yi, PFTF fellow jyyi@ucdavis.edu

Sponsored by the Professors for the Future, the GradPathways Institute for Professional Development, and the Public Scholarship and Engagement.