Upcoming Events

  • Sep 05

    Introduction to R

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    K018, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

    Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and manage datasets, create R objects, install and load R packages, conduct basic statistical analyses, and create common graphical displays. This workshop is appropriate for those with little or no prior experience with R.

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Sep 12

    R Regression Models

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    K018, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

    This hands-on, intermediate R course will demonstrate a variety of statistical procedures using the open-source statistical software program, R.  Topics covered include multiple regression, multilevel models, and multiple imputation. We expect that users enrolled in this course are already familiar with the statistical processes that we cover and are interested in learning how to run these procedures in R. Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with R, such acquired through an introductory R workshop.

     

  • Sep 18

    Harvard Seminar on Positive Political Economy

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Room K354, CGIS Knafel. 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

    The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and The Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University are sponsoring a seminar on formal and quantitative political research. The Program on Positive Political Economy (PPE) supports research-related activities that integrate the study of economics and politics, whether by studying economic behavior in the political process or political behavior in the marketplace.

  • Sep 19

    Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    K018, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

    This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R. Topics covered included aesthetic mapping and scales, faceting, and themes. This is an intermediate level workshop appropriate for those already familiar with R. Participants should be familiar with importing and saving data, data types (e.g., numeric, factor, character), and manipulating data.frames in R.

    Spring 2014 Schedule

  • Sep 26

    R Programming

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    K018, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

    This hands-on, intermediate R course will guide users through a variety of programming functions in the open-source statistical software program, R.  This workshop covers blocks, loops, program flow, functions,S3 classes and methods, and debugging in R. This workshop is intended for those already comfortable with using R for data analysis who wish to move on to writing their own functions. Prerequisite: basic familiarity with R, such as acquired from an introductory R workshop.

  • Sep 26

    URS Lunch: Talk by Horacio Larreguy

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Room K401, CGS Knafel. 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

    This month's student/faculty gathering will feature a presentation by Horacio Larreguy, a professor of Government at Harvard University. Lunch will be served for you to enjoy. 

    Feel free to contact Cassie McGrath with any questions.

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