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Data & Donuts

Schedule

Data & Donuts is a special workshop series hosted by Research Data ServicesInstructors from UT Libraries and partners from across campus share expert advice, resources, and tools that will help you take good care of your data throughout its lifecycle, from project conception to the long-term archive. 

donut graphicFridays from 12pm - 1pm via Zoom*
*see individual Zoom links for each workshop below

 

Fall 2020
Instructor: Michael Shensky
Date: 9/11/2020 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
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When you start working with large datasets or need to develop reproducible workflows, the ability to develop scripted processes for data processing and analysis can be essential. Tune in for this workshop to learn the basics of using Python, a popular free and open source scripting language to work with data.
Instructor: Emily Javan
Date: 9/25/2020 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
Zoom Link: Webinar Registration
R is a free and open source programming language and robust software environment that allows for development of scripted reproducible data science workflows. Join us for this workshop which illustrates the power of R through a demonstration which will show how it can be used to map publicly available COVID data.
Instructor: Michael Shensky
Date: 10/9/2020 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
Zoom Link: Webinar Registration
This workshop will go beyond the basics of Python to introduce attendees to the data visualization capabilities provided by packages like the Plotly graphing library. It will cover the process of installing new packages to extend the functionality of your Python installation and demonstrate the advantages of scripted data visualization.
Instructor: Josh Conrad
Date: 10/23/2020 (Fri.)
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom (Virtual Workshop)
Event Type: Workshop
Event Series: Data & Donuts
Zoom Link: Webinar Registration
Using Texas original land survey data, digitized historic maps, and current land parcel data, this workshop will show how GIS can be used to construct a historical model of land use in Texas. The workshop will introduce several GIS operations, including georeferencing and spatial querying, that can help us connect the present with the past.

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