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Data Preparation: taming wild data with R

Data analysis involves a large amount of preparing, cleaning, and "munging" data to facilitate downstream data analysis. This workshop is designed for those with a basic familiarity with R who want to...
Date:
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data R

Qualitative Data Analysis + Intro to Dedoose

In this workshop, we’ll explore principles of qualitative analysis, including coding, discerning patterns, relevant software, and how to build an argument using your data. We’ll learn how to use Ded...
Date:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data Research Software
Register! - 23 seats left

Introduction to scientific image processing with Fiji/ImageJ

This hands-on workshop is an introduction to using Fiji, an open-source and enhanced version of the popular ImageJ program used for scientific image processing. Participants will be introduced to image processi...
Date:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Research Software Visualization & Reporting
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Essential Skills for Data in Excel

Do you feel like you could be more efficient working with your spreadsheet data? This introductory class is for anyone – clinical or non-clinical - who is working with Excel and would like to learn more a...
Date:
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time:
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data Excel
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Introduction to Qualtrics

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This workshop is inspired by this Benjamin Franklin quote and will provide some useful tips on how to make life easier on the researcher by taking ...
Date:
Monday, February 25, 2019
Time:
9:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data Research Software
Register! - 10 seats left

Introduction to SPSS

This workshop is geared to those with little to no experience with statistical programming and/or SPSS. By using interactive hands-on demonstrations and exercises, this workshop will familiarize participants wi...
Date:
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data Research Software SPSS
Register! - 20 seats left

Managing R Libraries

Much of the power of R code resides in the packages that you install. But, sometimes it is difficult getting all of the packages to work correctly with a current version of R. Knowing where your packages are in...
Date:
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data R
Register! - 17 seats left

Introduction to NCBI Resources

This session provides an introduction of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) resources that contain genomic, transcript and protein related information. We will cover an example from Gene D...
Date:
Friday, March 1, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Tolleson Classroom,
Categories:
Bioinformatics Research Software
Register! - 10 seats left

Funding Discovery Workshop

Funding discovery databases help you identify opportunities from public and private funders. UVa has access to several discovery tools, including Pivot, GrantForward, and Foundation Directory Online. These tool...
Date:
Monday, March 4, 2019
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Tolleson Classroom,
Categories:
Funding Research Software
Register! - 20 seats left

Data Preparation: taming wild data with R

Data analysis involves a large amount of preparing, cleaning, and "munging" data to facilitate downstream data analysis. This workshop is designed for those with a basic familiarity with R who want to...
Date:
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Health Sciences Library Carter Classroom,
Categories:
Data R
Register! - 25 seats left