Research Technology

2018 Oct 19

R Data Wrangling

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel building, concourse level
This workshop will to prepare you for dealing with messy data by walking you through real-life example. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rdata for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about R Data Wrangling
2018 Feb 09

Basic Introduction to GIS (Longwood)

1:30pm to 2:45pm

REGISTER February 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm Leader/Instructor Jeff Blossom NON-HARVARD REGISTER Brief introduction to GIS, and the CGA workshop training series, to help students determine workshops that are appropriate for their individual needs. Students will use online and desktop GIS software.
2015 Feb 20

Geoprocessing with ModelBuilder

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

B127 52 Oxford St - Northwest Building
Geoprocessing tasks can be time intensive since they often performed on a number of different and large datasets. This hand-on workshop will gently introduce Model Builder in ArcGIS Desktop, and show how you can use them to increase productivity and the quality of your data. Taught by Giovanni Zambotti
2018 Feb 23

Introduction to Stata

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K018
This class will provide a hands-on introduction to Stata. You will learn how to navigate Stata’s graphical user interface, import data, calculate descriptive statistics and manage data and value labels. This workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no experience using Stata software. More details including workshop materials are available at http://dss.iq.harvard.edu/workshop-materials#widget-2. This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up! Read more about Introduction to Stata

GIS Institute Winter 2019

GIS Institute Instructors (Winter 2019): Scott Bell and Jill Kelly GIS Institute Registration Schedule (posted seasonally): Application deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018 @ 11:59 pm (Late applications can join the waitlist.) Notification of acceptance: Friday, November 9, 2018 Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) : Friday, November 23, 2018 Deadline for meeting with instructors to finalize project/data: Friday, December 14, 2018 Institute begins: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Final project presentation: Friday, January 18, 2019 How to Apply: See registration... Read more about GIS Institute Winter 2019
2015 Mar 16

Dataverse Training

9:15am to 11:45am

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge Room K018
Dataverse is a software application that enables institutions to host research data repositories. It provides a preservation and archival infrastructure, while researchers can share, keep control of and get recognition for their data through an easy to access web browser interface. Dataverse supports the sharing of research data with a persistent data citation, and data publishing and management workflows with versioning and metadata standards. This session will briefly review the new features in Dataverse 4.0, and proceed to hands-on instruction for personalizing your dataverse and dataset.... Read more about Dataverse Training
2018 Feb 09

Making Sense out of Spatial Data

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER February 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Wendy Guan NON-HARVARD REGISTER An introduction to spatial analysis for various kinds of problem solving in a GIS environment. Examples of both raster and vector data-based spatial operations like overlay, buffering, and interpolation will be covered. Download Workshop Materials Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
2018 Sep 27

Introduction to Python

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

1737 Cambridge St., CGIS Knafel Building, Room K018 (Concourse Level)
This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python, a general purpose programming language commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-pyintro for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Introduction to Python
2017 Sep 29

Open Source QGIS

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER September 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Merrick Lex Berman NON-HARVARD REGISTER An introduction to Quantum GIS for beginners, this workshop will cover the basic methods for opening various data formats, dealing with projections, joining tabular data to vector GIS layers, symbolization, and exporting data. No previous knowledge of GIS or statistics is required. Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
2016 Nov 10

Three-Dimensional GIS

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building - 52 Oxford
REGISTER November 10, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm NON-HARVARD REGISTER Instructor: Paul Cote It is now common for municipalities to collect data about the heights and three-dimensional shape of buildings. These data, along with terrain models and two-dimensional groundplan information makes it possible to use GIS to create useful three-dimensional models of large areas. These models may be used to visualize design scenarios, as a contextual framework for sensor networks and many other applications. Participants in this workshop will learn to render GIS data in 3D and to perform studies of visual... Read more about Three-Dimensional GIS
2018 Mar 23

Wrangling Data into Maps (Longwood)

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library
REGISTER March 23, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Jeff Blossom NON-HARVARD REGISTER The ability to 'wrangle' various forms of data into a GIS is necessary in order to produce maps or analysis. Students will learn how to convert and properly geo-reference raw data in text form into GIS format, find and import relevant publicly available data, and produce a map of the results. Download Workshop Materials Location Training Workshops - Countway Library
2018 Oct 04

Automating work with the Unix Shell

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel room K018
This workshop will introduce you to the Unix shell, a power tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes, combine existing programs in new ways, and automate repetitive tasks. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-shell for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Automating work with the Unix Shell
2018 Sep 14

Introduction to R

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel building, concourse level
This workshop will teach you how to use R to import and manipulate data, install and manage packages, conduct basic statistical analyses, and create common graphical displays. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rintro for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Introduction to R
2015 Mar 06

R Programming

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

K018, 1737 Cambridge Street
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 is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!
2019 Feb 01

Basic Introduction to GIS

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building B129
Leader/Instructor: Jeff Blossom In this 2-hour workshop students will gain an understanding of what GIS is and how it can be used. Students will use both web and desktop GIS to visualize, query, and analyze geographic data. How to Apply: see the CGA event for details.

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