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February 2019

Introduction to ArcGIS

15th February 2019 @ 9:30 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 provides an introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS) using ESRI’s ArcGIS software. It provides participants with the opportunity to familiarise themselves with using and navigating the software, as well as focusing 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 To introduce…

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March 2019

Introduction to QGIS

15th March 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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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 interspersed with hands-on practical exercises with plenty of opportunity to work with your own data and seek advice regarding your own projects. Who teaches the…

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April 2019

Transport Data Science with R

5th April 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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This course teaches two skill-sets that are fundamental in modern transport research: programming and data analytics. Combining these enables powerful transport planning and analysis workflows for tackling a wide range of problems, including: How to find, download and import a range of transport datasets? How to develop automated and reproducible transport planning workflows? How can increasingly available datasets on air quality, traffic and active travel be used to inform policy? How to visualise results in an attractive and potentially on-line…

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Geocomputation and Data Analysis with R

25th April 2019 @ 9:30 am - 26th April 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, University of Leeds
Leeds, LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Please be aware this course is now fully subscribed and we expect to run it again in Spring 2020. Please contact Kylie Norman if you would like to add your name to the waiting list. Run in conjunction with Leeds Digital Festival 2019, Geocomputation and Data Analysis with R aims to get you up-to-speed with high performance geographic processing, analysis, visualisation and modelling capabilities from the command-line. The course will be delivered in R, a statistical programming language popular in academia, industry…

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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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