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March 2020

Tableau Workshop

2nd March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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  This one-day interactive course, in association with The Alan Turing Institute, provides a practical introduction to data visualization with Tableau Desktop, an industry-leading visualization tool. You will learn how to create effective visualizations that range from bar and line charts to heat maps and geographic maps using Tableau, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls. You'll then have the opportunity to apply your knowledge by tackling a series of data analysis ‘challenges’. This is a workshop and thus…

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Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS – London

13th March 2020
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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This is a training and capacity building event organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) in conjunction with the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), ESRC funded research projects. In this one-day course we will explore how to use R to import, manage and process spatial data. We will also cover the process of making choropleth maps, as well as some basic spatial analysis. Finally, we will cover the use of loops to make multiple maps quickly and easily,…

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Introduction to Data Science, Ethics and AI

13th March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 16th March 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This two-day programme (Friday 13th and Monday 16th March 2020) has been designed by the Consumer Data Research Centre at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics to provide a series of ‘taster’ sessions which introduce core applications in data science, from programming and AI to data ethics. The programme purposely draws upon expertise across multiple disciplines and faculties in order to reinforce the benefits of multidisciplinary and collaborative data analytics. At the end of this hands-on training programme, you will…

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Beginner’s Python for Data Analysis

26th March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 27th March 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This course will introduce you to some basic data analytics skills in Python, and is aimed at novices with day 1 introducing the basics of Python programming including data types, packages, data cleaning, data exploration and visualisation, as well as some basic data manipulation and statistics.  We take a practical approach and aim to get you starting coding early, with short explanations followed by practical exercises to work through. At the end of day 1 we will also help you…

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April 2020

Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data – London

3rd April 2020
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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This is a training and capacity building event organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) in conjunction with the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), ESRC funded research projects. In this one-day introductory course we will give you an overview on how GIS works, and what we can and can’t do with spatial data. We assume no prior knowledge of GIS and will explain how to get data into the GIS as well as how to produce maps using…

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Geocomputation and Data Analysis with R

23rd April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 24th April 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Run in conjunction with Leeds Digital Festival 2020, this two-day course aims to get you up-to-speed with high performance geographic processing, analysis and visualisation capabilities from the command-line. The course will be delivered in R, a statistical programming language popular in academia, industry and, increasingly, the public sector. It will teach a range of techniques using recent developments in the package sf and the ‘metapackage’ tidyverse, based on the open source book Geocomputation with R (Lovelace, Nowosad, and Meunchow 2019).   Learning Objectives By…

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May 2020

Introduction to Data Science in Python – London

21st May 2020 @ 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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This is a training and capacity building event organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) in conjunction with the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), ESRC funded research projects. This one-day course will introduce you to the nascent field of Data Science using the industry standard, the Python programming language. We will cover key steps involved in solving practical problems with data, from manipulation and processing, to visualisation and modelling. These topics will be explored from a “hands-on” perspective…

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