Applied Data Analysis Workshops

The Q-Step workshops in Applied Data Analysis seek to provide additional support to students interested in Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences. They aspire to raise interest in Applied Data Analysis amongst undergraduates and postgraduates, and embed quantitative literacy in the culture of the University.

The workshops are open to all, with priority given to Q-Step undergraduate students: Space is strictly limited to 20 places per workshop.

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20 March 201913:30

Longitudinal Data Analysis for Social Scientists

In this workshop you will learn about the principles of longitudinal data analysis; when it should be used and the advantages and disadvantages of longitudinal methods. Full details
Washington Singer Labs 220 Add event
1 May 201913:00

Agent-based modelling (ABM) theory and examples for Social Scientists

Agent-based modelling (ABM) is an analytical method that has become very popular within the social sciences. It allows researchers to represent and investigate the emergence of structures at the macro or societal level as the result of the learning and adaptation of individual components and the way in which they interact with one another. Full details
Clayden Computational Lab, EX4 4PE Add event
5 June 201913:00

Introduction to SQL for Data Science

Employers looking to recruit new data analysts/scientists are increasingly looking for applicants with a working knowledge of R, Python, and SQL. As such, this workshop is intended follow in the same vein as its R and Python equivalents from previous weeks in providing individuals with the skills necessary to pursue such a career.. Full details
Clayden Computational Lab, EX4 4PE Add event

Past workshops

The descriptions, times and locations of the Q-Step workshops in Applied Data Analysis of 2016/17 can be found here, while the workshop materials and videos of full sessions can be found on the Q-Step ELE page (note: requires a valid University of Exeter login).