The summer workshop series is back for its third year! Registration is now open for workshops in Evanston held from late June through mid-August.
R: Introduction, R for Stata Users, Visualization with ggplot2, Data Manipulation with the Tidyverse, Statistical Modeling, Predictive Modeling
Python: Introduction, Next Steps: Functions and Scripting, Data Visualization, NumPy/SciPy, Data Manipulation with Pandas, Predictive Modeling with Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Topic Models for Text
SQL: Selecting and Joining Data, Exploring Data, Updating and Changing Data, Designing and Creating Databases
Command Line: Introduction, Bash Scripting, Working with Data Files
More: Fundamental Programming Concepts, Data Strategies, Parallelization Strategies, Git and GitHub: Introduction, Git and GitHub: Next Steps, Advanced MATLAB
Workshops are open to Northwestern graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. A smaller set of Python and R workshops on the Chicago campus are being planned for September; look for an announcement in July.
Full details: https://sites.northwestern.edu/summerworkshops/
Summer Workshops are brought to you by Northwestern IT Research Computing Services. Thanks to the Northwestern University Postdoctoral Association for their participation and help for the past 3 years!
Really want to dive into Python?
NICO 101: Introduction to Programming for Big Data is a pre-term course running September 3-12. It covers similar material to the Python summer workshops and more, so if you’re looking for a comprehensive, integrated introduction, this is a great option!