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March Research Data Workshops, Statistical and data analysis consulting, Data Around Grounds, Statista
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March 2019 Workshops

Our spring 2019 workshops are almost over. Here's what's coming up! 

Click here to see the full list and to register.
  • Qualtrics for Survey Research: This introductory workshop will cover everything you need to know to start developing and distributing surveys in Qualtrics, a powerful web-based survey tool available to all students, staff, and faculty at UVa.  
  • MS Word for Theses and Long Documents: If you plan on using Word for your next research paper, thesis, dissertation, or book manuscript, come to this session to learn tips and tricks that will save you time and headaches. 
  • Information Design in Adobe Illustrator. This second session of a two-part series will focus on using Adobe Illustrator, a vector drawing tool, to implement some key building blocks of graphic design.
  • Research Data Management Fundamentals: This workshop provides an overview of data management topics and practices, including file organization and formats, creating documentation and metadata, data security and backups, and data publishing and sharing.
And so much more! Check out our full list of workshops. All are welcome! And Be sure to check out additional workshops and training offered by the UVA Library, by the Library's Scholars' Lab, and by our partner organizations in CADRE.
Statistical and data analysis consulting

Just a friendly reminder that the UVa Library’s StatLab offers free statistical and data analysis consulting to students, faculty and staff engaged in research. Some examples of recent consultations include:

  • Assisting a PhD candidate with creating and polishing an effect plot in R
  • Helping an economics undergrad with data wrangling in Stata
  • Conducting a power and sample size analysis for a research scientist
  • Getting a graduate student up and running with R
  • Advising a faculty member on how to implement a model-based cluster analysis

If you’d like some help with your research data analysis, email us and let’s schedule an appointment! statlab@virginia.edu
 

Data around Grounds: Women in Data Science

This month, we're excited about the upcoming Women in Data Science Conference, hosted by the UVA Data Science Institute in collaboration with the Global WiDS Conference. Everyone's invited, though the program features exclusively women speakers. Come get inspired! Maybe we'll see you there!
Online Data Resource: Statista
Statista is an online statistics, market research and business intelligence portal.
It provides access to data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and governments. Statista also provides data on market forecasts, white paper studies, dossiers, industry reports, digital market outlooks and consumer market outlooks.

 
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