Data Carpentry Workshop - August 31st & September 1st

Friday, September 1 at 8:30am to 4:30pm

Pharmacy Building, Room 240 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI

The URI Coastal Institute and rhodyRstats are pleased to announce the Data Carpentry Fall 2017 workshop on Thursday, August 31st & Friday, September 1st. Space is limited and $20 registration is required.

To register please visit: https://www.regonline.com/datacarpentryworkshop

Details: Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyze, no prior computational experience is required (http://www.datacarpentry.org). This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. Content covered includes: data organization in spreadsheets and OpenRefine, SQL for data management, introduction to R and data analysis and visualization in R. By the end of the workshop, participants should be able to more effectively manage and analyze data and apply the tools and approaches directly to their ongoing research.

Cost:  $20 (a limited number of waivers are available to those with financial need, please contact rsschwartz@uri.edu to request a waiver)

Who: The course is aimed at graduate students and researchers.

Led by: Rachel Schwartz, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Harrison Dekker, Associate Professor Librarian, University Libraries. 

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. Specific software packages will need to be installed (listed here). Participants are also required to abide by Data Carpentry’s Code of Conduct.


Additional workshop information:  http://rhodyrstats.org/2017-08-31-uri/

This event is made possible by the support of the URI Coastal Institute (https://ci.uri.edu/) and rhodyRstats (http://rhodyrstats.org/).

 

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Conference/Workshop

Website

http://rhodyrstats.org/2017-08-31-uri/

Cost

$20

Group

Coastal Institute

Contact Person

Amber Neville

Contact Email

amneville@uri.edu

Contact Phone

401.874.6513

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