Scientific Illustration and Data Visualisation

Third-cycle level | 3.0 credits (HEC) | Course code: K8F5642
HT 2024
Study period: 2024-10-07 - 2024-10-18
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in English
Application period: 2024-04-15 - 2024-05-06

Course description

Do you want to become a better visual communicator of your research? This course provides you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to create scientific visualisations that clearly communicate your message, as well as strategies for generating ideas. Through lectures, practical exercises, and discussions you will develop your critical awareness of what makes a visualisation effective, and your ability to target your visualisations to different audiences and formats of publication. During the course you will develop your own visualisation, with feedback from peers and teachers.

Requirements and Selection

Prerequisite courses, or equivalent

No prerequisite courses, or equivalent, demanded for this course. 


Selection will be based on:  
1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant’s doctoral project (according to written motivation). 
2) start date of doctoral studies (priority given to earlier start date). 


Course director

Gustav Nilsonne

Course syllabus



Department of Clinical Neuroscience

Doctoral programme

**Not within a doctoral programme

Type of course

**Other course


graphic design, data visualisation, grafisk design, datavisualisering, scientific illustration, vetenskaplig illustration

CONTACTGustav Nilsonne