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2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

April 18, 2018

Please see this exciting summer program to improve and learn new research methodologies below: 

This one-week Summer Institute on Computational Social Science (SICSS) will be hosted at the University of Colorado Boulder from Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 17.

SICSS attendees will participate in an intensive project-based survey of collecting digital trace data, analyzing data using applying network analysis and text processing methods, and making stronger causal inferences from observational data. For more details, visit: ...

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GIS Institute Summer 2018 Call for Applications

March 21, 2018

Please see this exciting opportunity from the Center for Geographic Analysis below: 

Twice a year the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) offers a two-week program of intensive training in geographic information systems (GIS). The program is designed for Harvard graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty who want to learn spatial analysis and apply GIS methods in their research. No previous GIS training required. See GIS Institute for more information.

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Harvard Library Hackathon: New Search Methods in the Humanities

March 6, 2018

Please see this exciting opportunity from Harvard Library below:

Harvard Library is hosting a 24-hour hackathon! It’s free and open to everyone – not just coders – so mark your calendars for March 29th and 30th, and sign up with your friends. Our goal is to develop a new search engine for research in the humanities based on a technique called concept search.

What’s a hackathon? It’...

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RCS Now Using Saba Training Portal

February 23, 2018
We'd like to announce that RCS will start to utilize Saba, or the Harvard Training Portal. This change is due to Saba's ease of self-registration, the ability to consolidate all research computing training across the university, and the convenience of tracking the history of previous courses. 

The Portal also features trainings from the Center for Workforce Development, Lynda.com, and the IT Academy. Please note that the Portal is only accessible to current members of the Harvard community.

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Spring 2018 Compute Grid Training Dates

February 8, 2018
If you've recently requested a grid account, we'd like to remind you that compute training attendance is mandatory within the first two months of account creation. NOTE: If you are a guest collaborator on the grid, please keep expect to see an invitation for a training webinar in the coming weeks. The training will cover integrated technologies of the grid, job information/control, and choosing resources efficiently. Please email us if you are able to attend any of the hour long sessions below:

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Spring 2018 Hands-on Workshop Dates

February 8, 2018

In partnership with Harvard IQSS, these hands-on workshops are offered to help researchers improve both organizational and analytical skills, and produce quality work. The workshops are free and are open to all Harvard and MIT affiliates. They will be held at Harvard main campus, on 1737 Cambridge Street - CGIS Knafel Building in Room K018. For more information or to register, click on the links below (registration is required).

Friday 2/9, 9:30am -...

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Winter Training Opportunities at Harvard

December 7, 2017

HBS SAS Training  We are excited to announce that SAS will be joining HBS for several days of hands-on training on Janurary 17 - 19, 2018. Topics will include an introduction to the command line, SAS SQL, and Enterprise Guide. The training is open to HBS faculty and researchers. As registration is capped at 25 participants per session, please register now at: http://training.rcs.hbs.org/sas-workshop-...

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