Communicating research results is essential for scientific visibility. In this post we plan to collect and update over time examples of good practice in visualizing scientific findings or data relevant for the scope of SIMPOL Project. Please note, text descriptions of individual examples are courtesy of their respective websites, for details follow the links on the titles, in the text or on the figures. has been developed by Chatham House to enable users to explore the fast-evolving dynamics of international trade in natural resources, the sustainability implications of such trade, and the related interdependencies that emerge between importing and exporting countries and regions.

The trade data on this site are from the Chatham House Resource Trade Database (CHRTD). The CHRTD is a repository of bilateral trade in natural resources between more than 200 countries and territories. The database includes the monetary values and masses of trade in over 1,350 different types of natural resources and resource products, including agricultural, fishery and forestry products, fossil fuels, metals and other minerals, and pearls and gemstones. It contains raw materials, intermediate products, and by-products.


Developed by KPMG, 365BREXIT is an innovative data visualization platform that aggregates Twitter data related to the Brexit. It visualizes the most important Brexit Topics and watching as they change throughout the year.

This always-on service helps the audience understand and engage with the Brexit Twitter dialogue. In order to achieve this, the platform focuses on smart data analysis and rich, interactive visuals.

365BREXIT aggregates and analyses Twitter conversations. Top participants, Stats, Heat map, Top tweets, Top articles, are tracked based on keywords used in tweets from anywhere in the world.

The SIMPOL Project is currently funded by the H2020 European grant DOLFINS (no. 640772) in the Global Systems Science area of the Future Emerging Technologies program.