Image Processing for Scientists

Name of course:

Image Processing for Scientists

ECTS credits:



Course parameters:

Language: English

Level of course: PhD course

Dates: 6-7 November and 4 December 2017

No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation, assignment(s) or the like: 50

Capacity limits: 15 participants


Learning outcomes and competences:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

- Understand and use the basic functions in Adobe Illustrator

- Create scientific workflows, illustrations and work with vector graphics

- Understand rules in working with images for scientific publications


Compulsory programme:

Active participation


Course contents:


·  What is a computer image? Bitmaps, vector graphics, resolution, etc. 

·  Correct scientific practice in image processing 

·  Understanding the publication-dependent submission requirements for images 

·  Correct scientific practice: publishing your science, what is allowed and what is not, examples from publications 


Practical parts:

• Graphic design: Creation of different scientific images

• Illustration workflow: Students rebuild a graphical workflow and illustrations step by step 

• Working on your own graphical projects 


Software: Adobe Illustrator





Name of lecturer:

Dr. Anncharlott Berglar from mediomix GmbH


Type of course/teaching methods:

3 day workshop – 2 days on 6-7 November and one follow-up day on 4 December 2017.


Course homepage:

The course webpage can be found here


Course assessment:

Pass/fail based on participation



iNANOschool, iNANO, Aarhus University

mediomix GmbH


Special comments on this course:

All participants need access to the newest Adobe software, either on their own notebooks or on computers of the institute. We will conduct an online survey 2 weeks before the course to evaluate the needs of the participants and choose a suitable software.



9 am – 5 pm each day



Building 1590 room 213, iNANO, Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C




Deadline for registration is 13 October 2017.

PhD students from the Nanoscience PhD programme have preference, then Science and Technology at Aarhus University.

Please register here:


If you have any questions, please contact PhD administrator Ditte Høyer Engholm, e-mail:

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