Ana Figueiras
Ana Figueiras is a research scientist at iNova Media Lab, where she coordinates the research line in Information Visualization and Data Analysis (ViDA). Before joining iNOVA, she received her Ph.D. in Digital Media from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UT Austin Program | Portugal). Ana also holds a degree in Communication Sciences and a Master’s degree in New Media. Her main research area is information visualization with a focus on visual forms of storytelling and on identifying the best techniques for incorporating narrative elements into visualization, as well as finding which elements are most effective. She is also interested in new methodologies for performance and experience evaluation in visualization. Ana also integrates the team of a project for the creation of interactive educational resources for primary school children, supported by the Operational Human Capital Program, and is a visiting assistant professor at the Lusófona University.

Unidade de investigação: Instituto de Comunicação da NOVA (ICNOVA)

Áreas de investigação: Visualization, Information visualization, Narrative visualization, Storytelling

2016DoutoramentoUniversidade NOVA de LisboaDigital Media
2010MestradoFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)New Media
2008LicenciaturaFaculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH)Communication Science
  • Information Visualization  
  • Evaluating Narrative in Geoportals for Territorial Public Policies  
  • From infographics to post-infographics  
  • There and then  
  • Once upon a Time in a Land Far Away  
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