User Guide

Purpose

This user guide provides assistance and guidance to people using the Dynamic Dashboard so they can navigate the reports and get the most out of the interactive platform.

A video presentation of the Dynamic Dashboard by Elmar Nimmesgern, Secretariat Lead Global AMR R&D Hub, can be found here:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Introduction
  2. Landing page
  3. Investments in AMR R&D high level report
  4. Funder report
  5. Research organisation report
  6. Countries report
  7. Research area report
  8. Pathogen report
  9. Product development report
  10. Where our data is from
  11. Reports 101

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the Dynamic Dashboard User Guide.

The user guide is designed to help people to use and get the most out of the Dynamic Dashboard. It will provide an explanation of the objective, key elements and visualisations for each of the reports available in the Dynamic Dashboard. In addition, a detailed explanation on how to use tools, modes and filters of the Dynamic Dashboard.

Guidance is provided in the form of text and screenshots.


What is the Dynamic Dashboard

The Dynamic Dashboard is the global knowledge centre on AMR R&D activities and investments across the One Health continuum. It is being regularly updated with new information.

The Dynamic Dashboard presents basic and applied research projects and/or investments from publicly and privately funded R&D throughout the research and innovation value chain on treatment, preventive measures, diagnostic products, surveillance, policy and interventions (such as stewardship) across all One Health sectors.

Project and/or investment information are being collected in a staged approach. Currently, R&D relevant to only human antibiotic resistant bacterial infections funded by public or philanthropic funders is presented in the Dynamic Dashboard.

The Dynamic Dashboard will be evolving over time to broader geographical scope, more pathogens and to all One Health Sectors. The user guide will be updated to reflect this evolution.

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LANDING PAGE

Objective

The landing page is the gateway to access all information contained in the Dynamic Dashboard.

Key elements of the page

Entry points

There will be three access points into the Dynamic Dashboard called galleries. These represents research inputs and activities (investment), product-specific research outputs (pipeline) and ways in which we are intervening in product markets to improve their functioning (push and pull incentives), as below:

  1. Investments in AMR R&D
  2. Product pipelines - coming soon
  3. Push and pull incentives - coming soon

Currently only one gallery is active - Investments in AMR R&D. Enter the Dynamic Dashboard through this gallery by clicking the Enter button. You will be directed to the interactive high-level summary of all information collected on AMR R&D investments which also provides access to a number of more detailed reports.

The four boxes provide a count of the total number of funders, projects, investments and countries currently collected in the Investment in AMR R&D gallery. The boxes are not entry points or interactive.

Sign in

On the top right of the Dynamic Dashboard you can find a Sign In button, which is currently reserved for administrative users and will at some later stage allow user logins that will give access to additional features.

The Global AMR R&D Hub's webpage

The link at the bottom left hand side of the page will take you the Global AMR R&D Hub's website.

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INVESTMENTS IN AMR R&D HIGH LEVEL REPORT

Objective

The Investments into AMR R&D report provides a high-level summary of all the information contained in the Dynamic Dashboard. The report is designed for users to quickly see the AMR R&D activity (by either number of projects or investment) over the years, by priority level of bacteria, by the different research areas and also by location and number of funders. As with all reports in the Dynamic Dashboard it is interactive and users can explore the data with one click.

Key elements of the page

Parametres

Parameter options enable you to select how you want the information in the report displayed either by number of projects or total investments. The selected option will continue through all reports unless changed. Buttons in dark grey are selected. Click buttons to unselect or select.

When total investments is selected, you have an option to change the currency (US$ or €) and also to filter by the project status (active or closed). The visuals in the report are now displaying information by investments in selected currency.

When the number of projects is selected the option to change currency is not available. The visuals in the report are now displaying information by the number of projects by the selected project status.

Reset filter button

This button will reset al filters and selections applied in the report.

Boxes

Boxes are an element that are used throughout all reports. The boxes contain the total count of funders, countries, investment, projects, research organisations and One Health sectors. The values will change when filters are applied or selections are made on the visuals. The boxes are not interactive and will not change the visuals if clicked.

Visuals

The report presents four interactive visuals and place holder for the One Health sector visual which will be coming later in 2020.

As with all reports in the Dynamic Dashboard the visuals are interactive. Users can click a country of interest (the example shows the UK) and the visuals adjust to display information only for the selected country.

Users can click a specific year (the example shows 2020) and the visuals will adjust to display information only for the selected year.

How to interact with the report

The Reports 101 section provides more information on functionality and what the different icons or options do.

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FUNDER REPORT

Objective

Explore the data by who is providing the funding. See what research areas and stages that funders are funding over the years and also where that research is happening.

Key elements of the page

Parameters

For information on the parameters please see the Investment in AMR R&D report .

Filters

The different filters allow you to tailor the report to show information by the different types of funders, the location of the funder or even individual funders by name.

You are able to make multiple selections for all filters and your selection(s) will change what options are displayed for the other filters. For example, if the Czech Republic is selected only funders located here will be displayed in the Name of Funder filter.

Boxes

Boxes are an element that are used throughout all reports. The boxes contain the total count of funders, investment and projects. The values will change when filters are applied or selections are made on the visuals. The boxes are not interactive and will not change the visuals if clicked.

Visuals

The report presents five interactive visuals.

By Location of Research Organisation

Users can click a country of interest in the location of Research Organisation visual (the example shows South Africa) and all the visuals adjust to display information only for the selected country (the example is showing AMR R&D activity for Research Organisations located in South Africa).

By Year and Type of Funder

Users can click a specific year (the example shows 2018) and the visuals will adjust to display information only for the selected year.
Hover your mouse to see the full titles of the legend in any of the visuals.

By Research Area

Some projects will be categorised into multiple research areas. When this happens, the investment is split evenly across the research areas. For example, if a project is both capacity building and diagnostics then 50% if the investment will be allocated to each research area. However, the project number is not be split across the research areas.

Product related R&D Stage

The Product related R&D Stage visual currently only presents information from the therapeutics, diagnostics and preventives research areas. Therefore the total will be less than the overall as not all investments are included. It is possible to drill down for more information in this visual. See the Reports 101 section on how to do this.

How to interact with the report

The Reports 101 section provides more information on functionality and what the different icons or options do.

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RESEARCH ORGANISATION REPORT

This report is currently under development and will be available soon.

Objective

Explore the data by who is doing the research. See what area of research is being investigated and the R&D activity by year. It is also possible to see the top 5 research organisations based on your selection.

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COUNTRIES REPORT

Objective

Explore the data by what is happening in different countries. See AMR R&D activities that are being funded by the selected country(ies) and also who is doing research in the selected country(ies) and where they are being funded from (country level only).

Key elements of the page

Parameters

For information on the parameters please see the Investment in AMR R&D report .

Filters

The different filters allow you to tailor the report to show information by a country(ies), by year and by bacteria. You are able to make multiple selections for all filters.

Boxes

Boxes are an element that are used throughout all reports. The boxes contain the total count of funders, investment and projects. The values will change when filters are applied or selections are made on the visuals. The boxes are not interactive and will not change the visuals if clicked.

Visuals

The report presents four interactive visuals and place holder for the One Health sector visual which will be coming later in 2020.

When an individual country is selected in the filters (example is the United Kingdom) then all AMR R&D activity linked to that country is displayed in the visuals. This includes when the funder and research organisation is located in the selected country(ies).

Funding activity by selected countries

This visual shows the AMR R&D activity happening in the selected country(ies) by showing what funders located in the selected country(ies) are funding (both domestically and internationally) and what international funders are funding within the selected country(ies).

The legend of the visual explained using the United Kingdom as an example:

  1. Funding domestic RO (Research Organisation) - this is funding provided funders in the United Kingdom to research organisations located in the United Kingdom
  2. Funding international RO - Funding provided by funders in the United Kingdom to research organisations located in other countries (the map will show you where these research organisations are located)
  3. RO receiving international funding - Funding provided by funders in other countries to research organisations located in the United Kingdom (the table titled location of funder shows where these funders are located)

Location of Funder

This visual displays the country where the funder is located. Of note, it will show the location of the international funders who are funding Research Organisations (RO) in the selected country(ies). Still using the United Kingdom as an example, when RO received international funding is selected in the Funding activity by selected countries visual, the location of these international funders can be seen to be European Union, United States, Switzerland, Canada and Denmark.

By Location of Research Organisation

This visual displays the country where the research organisation is located. Of note, it will show the location of the research organisations that the selected country(ies) is funding internationally. Still using the United Kingdom as an example, when Funding International RO is selected in the Funding activity by selected countries visual is selected, the location of these research organisations can be seen to be a number of different countries including Ireland, South Africa, Switzerland, the United States. The full list of countries can be seen when selecting 'show as table' function on the map. For information on how to do this see the Reports 101 section.

The location of research organisations funded by the United Kingdom as displayed by 'show as table' function.

Filtered by multiple countries

If multiple countries are selected in the filter, it is still possible to see the data for each country selected by clicking on the name of the country in the funding activity by selected countries visual. All visuals will then display information just for this country. The example below has selected United States.

By Research Area

Some projects will be categorised into multiple research areas. When this happens, the investment is split evenly across the research areas. For example, if a project is both capacity building and diagnostics then 50% if the investment will be allocated to each research area. However, the project number is not be split across the research areas.

How to interact with the report

The Reports 101 section provides more information on functionality and what the different icons or options do.

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RESEARCH AREA REPORT

Objective

Explore the data by the different research areas. See how much AMR R&D activity is happening by year, the type of funder, the bacteria and stage of research.

Key elements of the page

Parameters

For information on the parameters please see the Investment in AMR R&D report .

Filters

The different filters allow you to tailor the report to show information by the different research areas, individual bacteria and/or by R&D stages. You are able to make multiple selections for all filters.

Boxes

Boxes are an element that are used throughout all reports. The boxes contain the total count of funders, investment and projects. The values will change when filters are applied or selections are made on the visuals. The boxes are not interactive and will not change the visuals if clicked.

Visuals

The report presents four interactive visuals and place holder for the One Health sector visual which will be coming later in 2020.

Some projects will be categorised into multiple research areas. When this happens, the investment is split evenly across the research areas. For example, if a project is both capacity building and diagnostics then 50% if the investment will be allocated to each research area. However, the project number is not be split across the research areas.

When a research area is selected in the filters then all AMR R&D activity linked to that research area is displayed in the visuals. The example below has filtered for Capacity building and you can see that the Product Related R&D Stage visual is empty as this visual will currently only display information for therapeutics, preventives and diagnostics research areas.

Users can filter by a research area and an individual bacterium and all the visuals adjust to display information only for the selected options. The example shows all diagnostic projects for Pseudomonas spp.

How to interact with the report

The Reports 101 section provides more information on functionality and what the different icons or options do.

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PATHOGEN REPORT

Objective

Explore the data by the bacteria that you are interested in. See the AMR R&D activity over the years and what areas and stages that R&D is happening.

Currently, when a project includes research on more than one bacterium this will be counted multiple times (both as number of projects and investment). Work is underway to split these projects to remove the double counting. Due to this limitation, care should be taken when interpreting this report and only broad trends can be derived.

Key elements of the page

Parameters

For information on the parameters please see the Investment in AMR R&D report .

Filters

Currently you can to tailor the report to show information by the bacteria you are interested in. You are able to make multiple selections.
Later in 2020, you will also be able to filter by infectious agent (bacteria, fungi, virus, parasite) and also by One Health Sector (human, animal, plant and environment).

Boxes

Boxes are an element that are used throughout all reports. The boxes contain the total count of funders, investment and projects. The values will change when filters are applied or selections are made on the visuals. The boxes are not interactive and will not change the visuals if clicked.

Visuals

The report presents four interactive visuals.

By Product Related R&D Stage

Users can filter by a bacterium and click an R&D stage of interest and all the visuals adjust to display information only for the selected options. The examples show all discovery projects for Mycobacterium spp.

Please note that R&D stage information is currently only available for therapeutics, diagnostics and preventives projects and this is the only information displayed for this visual.

By Year and Type of funder

Users can filter by multiple bacteria and click on a year and all the visuals adjust to display AMR R&D activity for that one year for the selected bacteria. The example shows all AMR R&D activity for 2017 for the bacterial genus listed as critical on the WHO AMR priority AMR pathogen list.

By research area

Some projects will be categorised into multiple research areas. When this happens, the investment is split evenly across the research areas. For example, if a project is both capacity building and diagnostics then 50% if the investment will be allocated to each research area. However, the project number is not be split across the research areas.

How to interact with the report

The Reports 101 section provides more information on functionality and what the different icons or options do.

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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT REPORT

Objective

Explore the data by the different stages of R&D. See what stage R&D is happening in therapeutic, diagnostic and preventives and what bacteria these potential products will address.

It is important to note that R&D stage information is currently only available for therapeutics, diagnostics and preventives projects and this is the only information displayed in this report.

Key elements of the page

Parameters

For information on the parameters please see the Investment in AMR R&D report.

Filters

The different filters allow you to tailor the report by the different R&D stages. You are able to make multiple selections.

Boxes

Boxes are an element that are used throughout all reports. The boxes contain the total count of funders, investment and projects. The values will change when filters are applied or selections are made on the visuals. The boxes are not interactive and will not change the visuals if clicked.

As this report only presents information on therapeutics, diagnostics and preventives the numbers presented in the boxes are lower than other reports (when no filter is applied).

Visuals

The report presents four interactive visuals and place holder for the One Health sector visual which will be coming later in 2020.

By type of bacteria

Users can filter by R&D stage and click a bacterium of interest and all the visuals adjust to display information only for the selected options. The examples show all development projects for Clostridioides.

Some projects will research multiple bacteria. When this happens, the investment is split evenly across the different bacteria. For example, if a project is researching Escherichia, Klebsiella and Pseudomonas then 33% if the investment will be allocated to each bacteria. However, the project number is not be split across the bacteria.

By research area

Some projects will be categorised into multiple research areas. When this happens, the investment is split evenly across the research areas. For example, if a project is both capacity building and diagnostics then 50% if the investment will be allocated to each research area. However, the project number is not be split across the research areas.

By Location of Research Organisation

Users can click a country of interest on the location of Research Organisation map (the example shows Canada) and all the visuals adjust to display information only for the selected country.

How to interact with the report

The Reports 101 section provides more information on functionality and what the different icons or options do.

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WHERE OUR DATA IS FROM

Objective

When interpreting and using the information contained in the Dynamic Dashboard it is important to understand where the information has come from and where the gaps are.

Key element of the page

The map provides the location of the funders that have AMR R&D projects/investments included in the Dynamic Dashboard. The darker the shading of the country the more funders have been included. This map is not interactive. Further information on the funders and data sources is provided at Data sources .

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REPORTS 101

Selecting and filtering

The most common interactions with the reports of the Dynamic Dashboard are filtering the underlying data to what is relevant to your needs and to select specific items that are of particular interest. There are a handful of features that you should know about when doing this.

Filters pane

On the left side of most reports you will find the filter pane. What options you have there depends on the report you are looking at and adapts to what filters you have currently applied, e.g. you cannot switch between Euros and US-Dollars when you have set the report to display based on Number of Projects, to which a currency does not apply.

The most common element is a drop-down box that contains elments to select from and also doubles as an input field to limit the entries displayed in that drop-down box.

Next is the toggle button, which has an on and an off state, indicated by a dark color (on) or a light color (off). These buttons can be in an exclusive configuration that automatically switches linked buttons to off when clicked (upper example) and an alternative configuration that allows having multiple buttons in their on state (lower example). The left setting in the lower example indicates both Active and Closed items are in the selection, the right one indicates only Closed items are in the selection. NOTE: It is not possible to set that configuration to have no active buttons, which would result in no data being displayed in the report.

The upper example also shows the unavailable state of the Currency filter, because you can have both Active and Closed items in your selection, but you can not display the figures in the visuals in both Euros and US-Dollars at the same time.

Objects and elements

Most objects on a report are visuals that show some form of representation of the underlying data. These visuals are interactive and usually consist of a number of elements you can interact with. Most commonly you would click on the bars of a bar chart or slices of a pie chart, but you can also click axis elements, legend elements or other elements depending on the specific type of visual. All visuals can be interacting with all other visuals, i.e. implicitly filter them, but these connections can be deactivated by the report designer for various reasons. In the example we clicked on a smaller Research area and see the other visuals adapt to now only show their information for the selected subset of data.

Selecting multiple

It is also possible to combine multiple clicks by holding the Ctrl-Key and clicking additional elements or elements in a different visual. To continue the example above we now add a filter on Location of Research Organisation, limiting all data displayed to Sweden, while also keeping the Research Area filtered.

Tooltips

While you hover the mousepointer over an element, after a moment a tooltip will display additional information for the element. What is displayed depends on how the report has been designed and could look like the example below or even show a full sub-report inside the tooltip.

Funnel icon

Another useful feature is not visible by default, but once you hover the mousepointer over a visual a set of icons is displayed in the upper right corner of the visual. This set contains a small funnel icon.

If you move the mousepointer to hover over the funnel icon, a tooltip containing information on which filters and slicers are currently affecting the specific visual.

Note that this can be a different list depending on what visual you are hovering over, as both the data it displays, as well as the intentions for the report may have resulted in different sets of filters making sense a specific visual.

Reset filters

If you get lost or want to start over selecting and filtering your data, you can use the Reset Filter feature in the lower left of the report.

Focus Mode

Getting there and back

If you feel that a visual is not large enough to let you analyze your data, you can use another icon that is visible once you hover the mousepointer over a visual. It looks like a square getting scaled up and that is exactly what it does to a visual.

Once you click the icon, the visual fills the whole report area and can e.g. display additional columns of data.

To get back to the previous view, click the Back to report button in the upper left corner of the visual.

Drilling

Sometimes data is defined by attributes that have multiple layers of detail. This is referred to as a hierarchy.

How to identify visuals with hierarchies

If a visual has been designed with such a hierarchy in one of its axes, you will get additional icons in the upper right corner of the visual when hovering the mousepointer over the visual.

Navigating the levels of a hierarchy

In this example you get an inactive up-arrow, because you are at the top of the hierarchy, and an active double-down-arrow, because there are hierarchy levels with more detail available. Clicking the double-down-arrow takes you to the next hierarchy level.

You can now see the Approval & Post Approval slice split up into two distinct slices. The way the hierarchy was designed can not be changed when viewing the report. Note that now the up-arrow is active and the double-down-arrow is inactive, as we have reached the lowest level of this two-level hierarchy and can only go back up.

Maps

One of the prominent visuals of the Dynamic Dashboard is the map visual. I displays data based on geographical information, currently the country the data refers to. For the European Union, which is not a country, a separate visual has been added, which shows the respective number for the EU.

For all actual countries you can hover the mousepointer over the area of the country to get a tooltip of the underlying data. The shading of the color also indicates the value relative to the range of values in the map.

Moving

You can move the map around by clicking and holding the mouse button, while dragging the mouse in the direction you want the map to move.

Zooming

To zoom in or out, you can use the mousewheel. The center of the zooming action will be located at the position of the mousecursor. Note that while hovering over a country the tooltip is being displayed and scrolling is unavailable. To get the desired result, try zooming in/out over the closest body of water or country without data and then moving the map to the desired region.

More Options (…)

Another icon in the top right corner of a visual is three small dots, indicating a changing set of further options. Clicking the icon folds out a menu with a list of options depending on what visual you are clicking them on.

Export data

One versatile feature is Export Data. After clicking it, you get to a menu that lets you export the underlying data. Depending on your permissions, which are somewhat limited for an anonymous user, you can pick what to export.

Available file formats currently include Excel and CSV.

After a successful export, you can reach the file depending on what browser you have been using and how it has been set up. A common view would be a notification at the bottom of your screen, like in the image below.

In this example, the file will contain the data in a regular Excel table.

Show as table

Show as Table combines the Focus Mode view of the visual with a pivoted version of the underlying data. This could look something like in the example below.

Spotlight

The spotlight feature keeps the selected visual as is, while reducing the saturation of all other elements drastically. This can e.g. help draw viewer attention to the visual you are currently discussing.

Sort Ascending/Descending/By

The last set of features lets you choose a different sort order than set at design time. This is particularily useful when navigating longer lists like country names that are sorted by a measure, e.g. an amount or count, and you are looking for a particular country. In ist initial stage the example visual sorts the locations of the research organisation by the selected parameter.

You can now use Sort By to change this so the visual is sorted alphabetically by research location.

Note that, as the measure was sorted descending, now the locations are sorted descending as well.

To change that you can simply click Sort Ascending.

This results in the alphabetically ascending order of research locations.

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research