data + visual August


Hello! This month we are being hosted by the fine people over at Digital Catapult (


Ravi Mistry ( is a Consulting Analyst at the Information Lab. After exploring publicly available football data, he fell in love & stumbled into the world of visualisation using Tableau. He'll be talking more about this, and exploring other aspects of data in sport - from sharing some application & discussing the value it can add for both professionals and fans alike.

Dr Kai Xu ( is an Associate Professor in Data Analytics at the Middlesex University. He has over 15 year experience in data visualisation and analytics research in both the academic and industry context. He has extensive experience working with the UK government departments and leading defence companies in data analytics projects and received over £12 million in total research funding. His work has won a few international data visualisation awards.

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Eric Hannell (