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February 2022

Introduction to Stata: Data Management

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Your Desktop,

This is a series of workshops designed to introduce participants to the Stata software. No prior experience with Stata is required. The sections are: Section 1: The Basics of Stata…

Software Development For Research: Best Practices for Coding Styles

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. Having a consistent coding style and following basic best practices used in the industry can help make…

Reading and discussion group: Spatial Analysis in Social Sciences

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This reading group moderated by consultants from CSCAR will focus on spatial analysis especially as practiced in social sciences. We will meet for 1.5 to 2 hours every month on…

Introduction to Stata: Data Manipulation

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Your Desktop,

This is a series of workshops designed to introduce participants to the Stata software. No prior experience with Stata is required. The sections are: Section 1: The Basics of Stata…

March 2022

Software Development For Research: Version Control Principles

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. Projects can quickly grow, and it can be difficult to manage changes, especially if multiple programmers are…

Reading and discussion group: Spatial Analysis in Social Sciences

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This reading group moderated by consultants from CSCAR will focus on spatial analysis especially as practiced in social sciences. We will meet for 1.5 to 2 hours every month on…

Software Development For Research: Git for Collaborative Development

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is a continuation of the previous workshop "Software Development For Research: Version Control Principles". Now, having learned the basics of version control, we will see how to use the…

April 2022

Software Development For Research: Team-Based Programming Management

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Software development and computer programming is increasingly a major part of scientific research. When small or large teams are involved in coding the same project, it’s a good idea to…

May 2022

Data Scraping With The Twitter Decahose At The University of Michigan

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Social media platforms are a rich source for data. The University of Michigan collects data with the Twitter Decahose, maintaining an archive of 10% of tweets made from the past…

A Beginner’s Guide To Web Scraping With Python

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:

There's a ton of data on the web! You can collect it by using "web scraping!" But what is web scraping? And how do you do it? This workshop is…