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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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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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Practical Data Science with Python – Liverpool

26th March 2018 - 29th March 2018
University of Liverpool Liverpool, L69 3BX United Kingdom + Google Map

The course will provide an introductory overview to several key concepts and tools behind the process of doing Data Science. We will cover topics from data manipulation and visualization, to exploratory data analysis, to learning from models. The course will be taught entirely in Python, the modern industry standard for data science, and will have a substantial hands-on component Course Contents: This course will introduce the participants to the process of doing Data Science. This covers all the steps involved…

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LondonR

27th March 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL Darwin Lecture Theatre (Lower Floor), Darwin Building, Malet Place
London, WC1E 7JG United Kingdom
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The CDRC in collaboration with Mango Solutions are hosting the popular 'LondonR' event at University College London (UCL) on 27 March. The focus will be on all things 'R' and is directed at anyone that has an interest in developing a better understanding of how best to utilize this software. Agenda 2:30pm Pre meeting workshop - Introduction to ggplot2 6:00pm Registration 6.30pm Presentations followed by drinks Presentations Using R to Understand Revenue Opportunities for your Online Business - Catie Gamble, M&S Tools…

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April 2018

Introduction to R

16th April 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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*Please note this course is now fully booked* This course aims to provide you with an introduction to the analytical programming language R. The course will focus on data pre-processing and visualisation, two of the key steps in understanding and generating insights from data. During the course you will learn about the benefits of R, how R handles different data types and how you can begin to use R to solve complex data science, machine learning and statistical problems. Specifically,…

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Building Simple Smartphone Apps without coding – 19th April

19th April 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
LIDA, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Ever wanted to learn more about how mobile applications can be built? Are you coming from the business sector with questions about how mobile apps can gather the data you need? This half-day training course, run as part of the Leeds Digital Festival 2018, is designed as an introduction to exploring the building blocks of Smartphone apps, the relative merits of different approaches in creating mobile content, and to give you an insight into the technology behind the ever-growing smartphone…

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Building Simple Smartphone Apps without coding – 23rd April

23rd April 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
LIDA, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Ever wanted to learn more about how mobile applications can be built? Are you coming from the business sector with questions about how mobile apps can gather the data you need? This half-day training course, run as part of the Leeds Digital Festival 2018, is designed as an introduction to exploring the building blocks of Smartphone apps, the relative merits of different approaches in creating mobile content, and to give you an insight into the technology behind the ever-growing smartphone…

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