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đź‘˝ Ciao! This is Elena Aversa. Communication designer, PhD student in design, PhD students' representative.

Doing stuff with DensityDesign Lab, at PoliMi.

Researching ways to counteract visualisation-supported information disorders that circulate on social media platforms during societal crises. My PhD is about extending the scope of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) to (misleading) Data Visualisation Literacy.

In the meanwhile teaching Data Visualisation at Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (NABA), POLIMI Graduate School of Management and PoliDesign. Also a teaching assistant at the DensityDesign studio at PoliMi. Occasionally offering training courses for companies and used to teach Data Visualisation at UniversitĂ  degli Studi di Udine.

Latest pubblications

â–¸ Aversa, E.(2023) A field guide to visualisation-supported information disorders for media and information literacy, in De Sainz Molestina, D., Galluzzo, L., Rizzo, F., Spallazzo, D. (eds.), IASDR 2023: Life-Changing Design, 9-13 October, Milan, Italy.>

▸ Aversa, E., Mauri, M.(2023) Does seeing entail believing? Visualising information during societal crises, in Holmlid, S., Rodrigues, V., Westin, C., Krogh, P. G., Mäkelä, M., Svanaes, D., Wikberg-Nilsson, (eds.), Nordes 2023: This Space Intentionally Left Blank, 12-14 June, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden.

â–¸ Aversa, E. (2023) Visualising unstructured social media data: a chart-based approach, in Cerchiello P., Agosto A., Osmetti S., Spelta A., Proceedings of the Statistics and Data Science Conference. Pavia University Press.

â–¸ Mauri, M., Vantini, S., Gobbo, B., Elli, T., Aversa, E., Benedetti, A., Briones R., M., Colombo, G. (2022). Making posters to understand statistics: Towards a didactical approach in communication design. DRS2022: Bilbao.

▸ Gobbo, B., Briones R., M., Aversa, E., Elli, T., Benedetti, A., Mauri, M. (2022). Staging and storing data sprint-based research results: A communication design approach [Universitat de València].

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