Research Technology

2018 Sep 20

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 here for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Introduction to R
2015 Sep 18

R Regression Models

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge
Instructor: Ista Zahn 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. A limited number of lab computers will be available. If you bring your laptop... Read more about R Regression Models
2017 Feb 03

Basic Introduction to GIS - Cambridge

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building - 52 Oxford
REGISTER February 3, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm 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. Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
2018 Mar 09

Exploring Google's Mapping Products

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER March 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Jeff Blossom NON-HARVARD REGISTER Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
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
2015 Feb 06

GIS Basics with ArcGIS - Longwood

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

677 Huntington Ave Room LL6 - Kresge Building
Brief introduction to GIS-related terminology and spatial data basics. Students will create a basic map using ArcGIS Taught by Sumeeta Srinivasan
2015 Oct 23

Regression and Graphing in Stata

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K018
This hands-on class will provide a comprehensive introduction to graphics in Stata. Topics for the class include graphing principles, descriptive graphs, linear regression, factor variables, and post-estimation graphs. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Prerequisite: a general familiarity with Stata (such as taking the Introduction to Stata workshop). This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up! Instructor: Ista Zahn Location: Rm K018, 1737 Cambrdige St. (CGIS Knafel Building) For details and... Read more about Regression and Graphing in Stata
2018 Apr 13

GPS Data Collection

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER April 13, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Jeff Blossom NON-HARVARD REGISTER This workshop will introduce the concept and various uses of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Students will use mapping GPS devices in the field, and upload the mapped data into desktop and internet mapping applications. Intended for students researchers who plan to use GPS for their field work. Note: This workshop includes time outside, so dress accordingly. Bring your own GPS unit, if you have one. Download Workshop Materials Note: This date may change due to weather and/or other circumstances... Read more about GPS Data Collection
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
2016 Nov 02

Introduction to Python for Data Analysis 2

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K018
The modules for manipulating tabular data in Python are different enough, that it sometimes feels like a different language from basic python. Building on the foundation from Introduction to Python for Data Analysis 1, we will explore this aspect of python together, loading simple datasets into Python. Prerequites: Introduction to Python for Data Analysis 2 Workshop Preparation In preparation for the workshop please install the Anaconda distribution of Python 3.5. It can be found here: https://www.continuum.io/downloads This is the only version of Python that will be supported. If you are... Read more about Introduction to Python for Data Analysis 2
2015 Nov 06

Open Source QGIS 2.0

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

B129, Northwest Building, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge
REGISTER NON-HARVARD REGISTER Leader/Instructor Merrick Lex Berman 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.
2018 Sep 13

Version Control with Git/GitKraken

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel building, concourse level
This hands-on workshop will take you through the steps of using git and Github, to track changes, revert to older versions, and share your files with other people. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-git for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Version Control with Git/GitKraken
2018 Feb 02

Wrangling Data into Maps

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER February 2, 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. Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
2018 Sep 06

Data Science Tools: an overview

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel building, concourse level
In this workshop we will look at the kinds of tools that data scientists use (programming languages, statistics packages, version control, text editors and integrated development environments) and discuss the pros and cons of popular alternatives. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-dstools for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Data Science Tools: an overview
2018 Oct 05

Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel room K018
This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R, using techniques such as layering, mapping variables to aesthetics, working withr scales, faceting, and themes. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rgraphics for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

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