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Tube Map Central: News and Events

Check this page regularly for my latest newsletter and new articles, dates for your diary,
and other events and announcements. Only the most newsworthy items are here, see my
monthly newsletters for full listings.


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April 2022: Workshop

Third Schematic Mapping Workshop

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany: See the workshop website
for details of paper submissions, registration, and organisation.
Submissions portal opens April 2021


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1st September 2021: September 2021 newsletter uploaded

Map of the Month updates two classic designs, showing off non-octolinearity


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March 2021: University Teaching updates

PS908 Research Methods & Statistics
Lectures for academic year 2020-2021 available online

PS118 Applied Psychology
Lectures for academic year 2020-2021 available online

PS416 Personality & Individual Differences
Lectures for academic year 2020-2021 available online

PS452 Intelligent Behavior
Lectures for academic year 2019-2020 available online

PS499 Transit Maps: Past, Present & Future
Lectures from academic year 2018-2019 available online


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25th May 2020: Document added to Academic Works page

A Survey on Transit Map Layout from Design, Machine, and Human Perspectives
A multidisciplinary survey of the state of the art of transit map research

Download the manuscript from survey.schematicmapping.org


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17th April 2020: Info Design Central website launched

A sister website is now online offering infographic research and design services


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8th February 2020: New Public Lectures added

Airline Maps: A Century of art and design

The story of 20th Century civil aviation,
advertising, and design told by maps

The Decade of Diagrams

Modernism meets maps worldwide in the 1930s


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16th December 2019: New book published

Tube Map Travels: Imitations, adaptations and explorations worldwide

A 96 page full colour exploration of the twilight world of
unofficial Underground maps


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29th October 2019: New book published

Airline Maps: A century of art and design

A 144 page full colour celebration of a century of astonishing
airline cartography, USA/UK simultaneous release


Most recent web pages update: 1st September 2021