Research Technology

2019 Nov 08

R Data Wrangling (DSS Workshop)

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

This hands-on workshop will prepare you for dealing with messy data by walking you through a real-life example.

Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rdata for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey).

 

2019 Nov 07

Using Web APIs with Python (DSS Workshop)

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Cambridge

This hands-on workshop will help participants integrate RESTful APIs into their data processing workflows. We'll look at how to query the Harvard Art Museums API to get metadata about the most popular images in their collections and exhibits, use the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Image API to manipulate the image files, and use the Omeka API to push information into our own collection of digital objects.

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2019 Nov 01

Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2 (DSS Workshop)

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package. It will cover how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R, using techniques such as layering, mapping variables to aesthetics, working with scales, faceting, and themes.

Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rgraphics for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey).

2019 Oct 25

R Regression Models (DSS Workshop)

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

This hands-on workshop will demonstrate a variety of statistical procedures using R, including multiple regression, modeling with categorical variables, as wel as model diagnostics and comparison.

Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rmodels for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey).

2019 Oct 18

Introduction to R (DSS Workshop)

1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

This hands-on 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).

2019 Oct 18

Introduction to R (DSS Workshop)

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

203 Hawes Hall, Allston, Harvard Business School

This hands-on 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/hbs-rintro for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey).

2019 Oct 11

Introduction to Stata (DSS Workshop)

1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to Stata, including how to import and manipulate data, as well as calculate descriptive statistics.

Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-stata-intro for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey).

 

2019 Sep 27

Automating work with the Unix Shell (DSS Workshop)

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

This hands-on 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).

2019 Sep 20

Introduction to Web-Scraping with Python (DSS Workshop)

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel

Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries. Participants will practice accessing websites, parsing information, and storing data in a CSV file. This workshop is intended for social scientists who are new to web scraping, but have some familiarity with Python or have attended the Introduction to Python workshop.

Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-pyweb for details and to register (...

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2019 Sep 13

Introduction to Python (session 2) (DSS Workshop)

1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

K018, CGIS Knafel building, concourse level

 

This hands-on 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).

 

2019 Dec 06

GIS for Humanities and Social Sciences

9:00am to 4:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building B129

Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom

This full-day workshop offers hands on instruction on learning and applying several GIS and mapping techniques commonly used by those practicing in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The workshop will include discussion and interactive exercises aimed to contextualize the usage of geography and maps for each participant's individual research or teaching interests.

Specifically, the workshop will cover:

  • Introduction to and examples of the digital spatial humanities and spatial social...
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