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

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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January 2018

Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data

15th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

We are pleased to offer you this short course jointly hosted by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) with the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E). Please note this course can be taken as a one-day course, or can also be taken in conjunction with other two one-day courses on 16 January and 17 January 2018. This course will introduce spatial data and show you how to import and display spatial data with the free open source GIS program…

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New sources of data for social science research

15th January 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:40 pm
Jisc, Brettenham house, 5 Lancaster Place
London, WC2E 7EN United Kingdom
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This free half-day event provides an opportunity to catch up with new sources of data for social science research. Presentations will cover examples of research use cases and ways to access each of the following sources of data in the UK: Administrative data  Biomarker and genetics data Consumer data For each of these sources of data we will give an overview and consider how they can be used to extend your options for exploring social science research questions. This event…

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Introduction to Spatial Data & Using R as a GIS

16th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
SO17 1BJ, University of Southampton - Building 39 SO17 1BJ United Kingdom + Google Map

This course is now fully booked. We are pleased to offer you this short course jointly organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E). Please note this course can be taken as a one-day course, or can also be taken in conjunction with other two one-day courses on 15 January and 17 January 2018. The course will cover an introduction to R, how to load and manage spatial data and how…

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Confident Spatial Analysis

17th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
SO17 1BJ, University of Southampton - Building 39
Southampton, SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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We are pleased to offer you this short course jointly organised by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) and the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E). Please note this course can be taken as a one-day course, or can also be taken in conjunction with other two one-day courses on 15 January and 16 January 2018. In this course we will cover how to prepare and analyse spatial data in RStudio & GeoDa. We will use RStudio to perform…

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February 2018

Love Data Week

14th February 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pearson Building, University College London, Department of Geography, Gower Street
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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Free

The Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) will be spending ‘Love Data Week’ loved up on all things Data! On Valentine’s Day we’ll be hosting a free lunchtime drop in session, so why not join us? If you’re a student, academic or researcher drop by and explore the wealth of CDRC data that can be utilised in your research. We’ve got a range of open, safeguarded and controlled datasets for you to choose from. …OR if you’re a map lover come and browse…

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