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November 2017

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

21st November 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Liverpool – The Foresight Centre, IT suite, 1 Brownlow Street
Liverpool, L69 3GL United Kingdom
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This training course is now fully booked. Alternatively, this course will also be held at University of Oxford, Saïd Business School at 1 December 2017. Please find further details here. Please note this course can be taken as a one-day course, or can also be taken in conjunction with another one-day courses on 20th November 2017. The course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how to create maps using R and RStudio. We will show you appropriate…

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Introduction to QGIS

30th November 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This one day course provides an introduction to Quantum GIS, an open source Geographic Information System software package. You will be introduced to the various components of the software and learn how to work with both vector and raster data layers. You will learn how to run simple geospatial analyses, how to edit existing maps and how to create maps using your own data, which we encourage you to bring with you to the course. Lectures will be interspersed with…

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December 2017

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

1st December 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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The course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how to create maps using R and RStudio. We will show you appropriate ways of using classifications for choropleth maps, using loops in R to create multiple maps and some basic spatial analysis. We will be using RStudio to work with the R environment. By the end of the course you will be able to load data into R, represent it effectively and be…

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Oxford Retail Futures Conference

11th December 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 12th December 2017 @ 5:15 pm
Green Templeton College, E P Abraham Lecture Theatre, 43 Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6HG United Kingdom
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Oxford Retail Futures Conference: The changing role of place in a digital world The Oxford Retail Futures conference is an annual conference. It is being organised jointly by the Oxford Institute of Retail Management, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). Overview: The continued importance of physical locations for retailing has come into question, as the ways in which shoppers choose to shop are changing in fundamental ways. Three important drivers of this change are…

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February 2018

Tableau Workshop

22nd February 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
LIDA, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Tableau Software, in partnership with the University of Leeds and the Consumer Data Research Centre, is hosting a full-day workshop exclusively for staff and students at Universities around the UK. Tableau Software helps people see and understand data. Learn data visualisation best practices and receive hands-on training session delivered by Tableau experts. Please note that only emails ending .ac.uk will be taken into account for the registration. Who teaches the programme? Roy Ruddle, Professor of Computing, University of Leeds Roy…

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March 2018

Introduction to ArcGIS

19th March 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This 1 day course provides an introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) using ESRI’s ArcGIS version 10.2 software. It provides participants with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with using and navigating the software, as well as focussing on the skills of data entry, data manipulation, editing, analysis and mapping. The emphasis of this course is working with vector data in the context of a variety of socio-economic applications. The course will mix teaching with demonstrations and hands-on exercises. Programme objectives…

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