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Past Events

Past Workshops

Introduction to High Performance Computing, Introduction to the Command Line
October 13, 2014, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building, Room 1440

Using Python to scrape, organize, analyze and visualize your data
November 10, 2014, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building, Room 1440

Brown bag: Q&A on using Python for social science research 
November 17, 2014, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
104 South Kedzie Hall

Software Carpentry Workshop on Command Line, Programming, R, and git for Social Scientists
August 20 and 21, 2015, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Room 2245 BPSP

D3 workshop
December 4, 2015 12:00-3:15 pm
MSU library, 3-West Instruction Room

Replicable Research on the Command Line
104 South Kedzie Hall
January 15, 2016, 1:00-3:00 pm
workshop materials

Bayesian Data Analysis
(co-sponsored with Department of Psychology)
January 21 & January 22, 2016

Git for Version Control
104 South Kedzie Hall
February 12, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Automated Reporting of Results with knitr, LaTex and python.sty
104 South Kedzie Hall
March 4, 1:00-3:00 pm
Workshop Example Files
Videos of Workshop Content

iCER Software Carpentry Workshop
When: August 15-17, 9:00am
Where: Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building, Room 1455-A

Bayes and Bagels

319 Nisbet Hall, ~9:00am
May 31, 2016
June 14, 2016
June 28, 2016
July 12, 2016
July 26, 2016
August 9, 2016
August 23, 2016
Gist Hub pagehttps://gist.github.com/Colaresi

Past Speakers

"Mapping, Modeling and Decoding the Human Brain under Naturalistic Conditions"
Professor Jack Gallant
May 4, 2015, 5:30 pm
Psychology 118

"Trading Hard Hats for Combat Helmets: The Economics of Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine"
Yuri Zhukov, University of Michigan
May 6, 2015, 1:00pm 
150 Natural Science

"Principled Data Processing: How We Do Data Analysis That Is Scalable, Auditable, Reproducible and Transparent"
Patrick Ball, Executive Director of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group
October 23, 2015, 10:00 am
104 South Kedzie
more information

"Language and Social Networks"
Jacob Eisenstein, Georgia Tech
January 29, 2016 10:00 am
104 South Kedzie
more information

"Big data is not about the data"
Gary King, Harvard University
October 6, 2016, 3:00pm
326 Natural Science

"Computational Social Science"
(Jointly sponsored with the College of Education)
David Lazar, Northeastern University

November 2, 2016, 6:30pm
Erikson Hall