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April 2019

Introduction to R

29th April 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Please be aware that this course is now fully subscribed - we expect to run it again in Autumn 2019. Please contact Kylie Norman if you would like to be added to the waiting list. This half-day course, run in conjunction with Leeds Digital Festival, 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…

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May 2019

Introduction to Python for Data Analytics

2nd May 2019 - 3rd May 2019
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This course is now fully subscribed. If you are interested in Python training, we will be running another 2-day course in Autumn 2019. Please let Kylie Norman know if you would like to register your interest for this. This two-day course, running in conjunction with Leeds Digital Festival 2019, provides an introduction to Python programming with a focus on data analytics. The course will introduce some basics in Python programming such as data types, basic operations, data sequences and data structures, control…

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Data Partner Forum – 2019 – Leeds

21st May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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The ESRC's Consumer Data Research Centre is delighted to invite you to its fourth annual Data Partner Forum. This year we will celebrate the Centre's achievements over the last five years and spotlight our significant successes. As the CDRC moves into the next phase of funding, we will continue to generate pioneering research alongside our data partners and to influence policy and practice. AGENDA  10:30 Registration 11:00 – 12:30 Session 1: Smart cities Professor Mark Birkin - Welcome Dr Yi-Chun Ou,…

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

23rd May 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
UCL, Department of Geography, Pearson Building, G22, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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THIS TRAINING IS NOW FULLY BOOKED! 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. Course Contents: 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…

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Confident Spatial Analysis and Statistics in R & GeoDa – London

24th May 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
UCL, Department of Geography, Pearson Building, G22, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT 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. Course Contents: In this one day course we will show you how to prepare and conduct spatial analysis on a variety of spatial data in R, including a range of spatial overlays and data processing techniques. We will also cover how to use GeoDa to perform exploratory spatial data analysis,…

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June 2019

Tableau Workshop

17th June 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Please note that only emails ending .ac.uk will be taken into account for bookings on this course. This 1-day interactive course provides a practical introduction to data visualization with Tableau Desktop, an industry-leading visualization tool. You will learn how to create effective visualizations by avoiding common mistakes and how to use Tableau by creating visualizations that range from bar and line charts to heat maps and geographic maps. You'll then have the opportunity to apply your knowledge by tackling a…

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July 2019

Intermediate R

19th July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This 1-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; Mark down and reporting; Building interactive web apps with Shiny; Parallelisation; Use of R on the Cloud using MS Azure.   Course Tutors Richard Hodgett started his career as an engineer, gaining…

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October 2019

Introduction to QGIS

17th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

This course is now full. Please contact Kylie Norman if you would like to be added to the mailing list for the next QGIS course. This 1 day interactive course provides a practical introduction to QGIS; a free, open-source Geographic Information System. You will learn the principles underpinning vector-based geographic data analysis and learn to undertake tasks such as sourcing, loading and interrogating data; creating professional map outputs, preparing geographic data sets and undertaking spatial analysis. Short lectures will be…

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Spatial Analytics for Public Health Researchers

21st October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

This course is now fully booked. Please contact Kylie Norman if you would like to be added to the mailing list for the next course. This 1 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…

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November 2019

Introduction to Python for Data Analytics

14th November 2019 @ 9:30 am - 15th November 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom

This two-day course provides an introduction to Python programming with a focus on data analytics. At the start of the course we will help participants to set up Python on their laptops, we therefore strongly encourage participants to bring their own devices with them. The course will introduce some basics in Python programming such as data types, basic operations, data sequences and data structures, control flows and exceptions. We will then focus on working with actual data, such as survey…

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