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January 2020

Intermediate R

23rd January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This course is now fully subscribed. Please contact Kylie Norman if you would like to be added to the waiting list or if you would like to pre-register for the next course. This one-day course follows on from the “Introduction to R” training run by Richard Hodgett and Emmanouil Konstantinidis to look at more advanced functions in R. Objectives To introduce attendees to more advanced capabilities within R, including the RStudio integrated development environment, including: IF statements and WHILE/FOR loops;…

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Introduction to QGIS with raster data

24th January 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 course introduces Quantum Geographical Information Systems (QGIS) and builds on basic knowledge of data manipulation, mapping and analysis. The emphasis of this course is working with raster data in the context of a variety of environmental applications by exploring surface geo-processing tools within QGIS. The course will mix teaching with demonstrations and hands-on exercises. Course Tutors Steve Carver is a Geographer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds. He has over 30 years' experience in the field…

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February 2020

Spatial Analysis for Public Health Researchers

10th February 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

This one-day course offers an introduction to spatial analytics in a public health context. As spatial data sets get larger, more sophisticated software needs to be harnessed for their analysis. R is now a widely used open source software platform for statistical analysis and is increasingly popular for those working with spatial data thanks to its powerful analysis and visualisation packages. This course introduces the basics of how R can be used for spatial data. The course will begin with…

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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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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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Please register your interest for this course by emailing Kylie Norman. 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…

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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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