Introduction to Python


Friday, October 6, 2017, 1:00pm to 3:30pm


IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

This workshop introduces the basic elements of Python that are commonly used for data cleaning, analysis, visualization, and other applications. Participants will also learn how to set up a "development environment" for Python on their personal computer. This workshop is intended for social scientists who are new to programming. No experience is required.

Workshop Preparation

Computers with Python pre-loaded are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you with to use your own laptop, please install the Anaconda distribution of Python 3.6 from

If you are having trouble installing this version of Python, please contact IQSS data science services at .

This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates and is held at IQSS. Click here to sign up!.

See also: Python