Visual+Interactive Data is a research group that investigates data visualizations and intreractive means to make data more immediate, tangible, and understandable across a variety of media such as paper, screen, and immersive.

Visual+Interactive Data is based at the Institute for Design Informatics and the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. Our research includes, but is not limited to areas in:

  • Network visualization
  • Visualization of spatio-temporal data
  • Data-driven storytelling
  • Visualization in augmented and virtual reality (Immersive Analytics)
  • Non-digital and physical visualisation
  • Teaching and learning visualization.

Visual+Interactive Data is heavily involved in organising Edinburgh’s Data Vis Meetup. If you want to become involved please contact Benjamin Bach (


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