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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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December 2019

Oxford Retail Futures Conference

10th December 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Said Business School, University of Oxford, Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HP. United Kingdom
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Understanding the impact of emergent technologies on retail business models, processes and places 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: Traditional forms of retailing have been significantly affected by the growth of emergent and often disruptive digital technologies. The rhetoric suggests apocalyptic impacts on existing forms of retailing as well as higher…

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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

17th 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

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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Introduction to Data Science, Ethics and AI

13th March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 16th March 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This two-day programme (Friday 13th and Monday 16th March 2020) has been designed by the Consumer Data Research Centre at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics to provide a series of ‘taster’ sessions which introduce core applications in data science, from programming and AI to data ethics. The programme purposely draws upon expertise across multiple disciplines and faculties in order to reinforce the benefits of multidisciplinary and collaborative data analytics. At the end of this hands-on training programme, you will…

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