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November 2016

Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data – London

1st November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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This course will introduce spatial data and show you how to import and display spatial data within the open source GIS program QGIS. We will also cover creating choropleth maps, some basic spatial data analysis (e.g. calculating rates) and appropriate methods of visualising spatial data. By the end of the course you will be able to load data into QGIS, symbolise it effectively and be able to prepare a publication quality map. This course is for you if you have…

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Introduction to Using R for Spatial Analysis – London

2nd November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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This course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how to create maps using R. We will look at 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 R Studio 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 able…

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Confident Spatial Analysis – London

3rd November 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of Liverpool (London Campus), 33 Finsbury Square
London, EC2A 1AG United Kingdom
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In this course we will cover how to prepare and analyse spatial data in RStudio & GeoDa. We will use RStudio to perform spatial overlay techniques (such as union, intersection and buffers) to combine different spatial data layers to support a spatial analysis decision. We will also use RStudio and GeoDa to explore a range of different spatial analyses including regression, Moran’s I and clustering. By the end of the course you will understand how RStudio manages spatial data and…

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Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data – Liverpool

7th November 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
University of Liverpool Training Room 1, Sydney Jones Library
Liverpool, L69 3BX United Kingdom
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This course will introduce spatial data and show you how to import and display spatial data within the open source GIS program QGIS. We will also cover creating choropleth maps, some basic spatial data analysis (e.g. calculating rates) and appropriate methods of visualising spatial data. By the end of the course you will be able to load data into QGIS, symbolise it effectively and be able to prepare a publication quality map. This course is for you if you have…

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Introduction to Using R for Spatial Analysis – Liverpool

8th November 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
University of Liverpool Training Room 1, Sydney Jones Library
Liverpool, L69 3BX United Kingdom
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This course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how to create maps using R. We will look at 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 R Studio 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 able…

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Confident Spatial Analysis – Liverpool

9th November 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
University of Liverpool Training Room 1, Sydney Jones Library
Liverpool, L69 3BX United Kingdom
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In this course we will cover how to prepare and analyse spatial data in RStudio & GeoDa. We will use RStudio to perform spatial overlay techniques (such as union, intersection and buffers) to combine different spatial data layers to support a spatial analysis decision. We will also use RStudio and GeoDa to explore a range of different spatial analyses including regression, Moran’s I and clustering. By the end of the course you will understand how RStudio manages spatial data and…

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December 2016

Oxford Retail Futures Conference

5th December 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 6th December 2016 @ 5:15 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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The Oxford Retail Futures conference is an annual conference. This year 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). Oxford Retail Futures Conference: Data analytics – exploring consumer and market data in the retail and supply chain environment Overview: Retailing is one of the first sectors to have employed large datasets at both strategic and operational levels for a variety of purposes, ranging from frequency…

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Introduction to Basics in Smartphone Application Development for Data Collection Purposes

15th December 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This workshop will introduce the basics in smartphone application development with a focus on applications that can be used for data collection purposes in research projects. It will provide some basic technical understanding of how smartphone applications operate and what technical infrastructure (e.g. storage and processing of collected data using either SQL-based or NoSQL-based database systems) is required for application development, debugging, testing, setup and usage. You will understand which technical systems might be more or less appropriate for the…

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February 2017

Tableau Workshop

8th February 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Please note that this course is now fully booked.  Please contact Eleri Pound to join the reserve list.   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. Attendees will be provided with a free Tableau Desktop license…

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Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS

14th February 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pearson Building, Department of Geography
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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This training is now fully booked. To add your name to the waiting list please email C.N.Marshall@soton.ac.uk. The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) are co-hosting the course 'Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS'. 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…

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