In partnership with the IQSS Data Science Services group, we're happy to announce the first set of training classes for the Spring term.
Hands-on: These workshops will be held from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at IQSS - CGIS Knafel Building, Room K018, and are free for HBS researchers, with priority given to faculty:
2/10: Introduction to R
2/17: R graphics with ggplot2
2/24: Regression models in R
3/3: R Programming
3/10: Introduction & Data Management in Stata
3/24: Regression & Graphing in Stata
3/31: Managing Versions of your Scripts & Data with git
4/7: Introduction to the Unix Shell
Two-part Hands-on: For those with schedule constraints, we will also be offering Introductory R training sessions in a two-part Evening Class Series from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at HBS (location TBD). These sessions will be open to all Harvard University affiliates:
4/19: Introduction to R, Part I
4/26: Introduction to R, Part II
Lunchtime Series: We are also excited to announce our fun and applicable Research Computing Brown Bag Series at HBS (location TBD) from 12 pm - 1 pm. We welcome both new learners and experienced learners who would like a refresher. Topics will include:
3/7: Amping Up Your Research with the (Compute) Grid
Learn to work smarter, not harder, with a better understanding of grid resources. Attendance may lead to fewer sighs and more smiles!
3/29: Just Enough Unix (for the Compute Grid)
Learn practical tips for navigating our local compute cluster, and working more efficiently as well.
4/12: A Gentle Introduction to Databases
Learn helpful information to embark on creating and using databases for work and analyses. It's gentle - we promise!
For more information, or to register for all of the sessions listed above, please see our training website at http://training.rcs.hbs.org.
We will be adding more workshops and brief, focused seminars to highlight new approaches to working efficiently and building good data management and research skills. Stay tuned!