UITS Research Technologies Brown Bag Series

Tools and Techniques for Analysis, Management, and Visualization of Research Data

The Tools and Techniques for Analysis, Management, and Visualization of Research Data will be held weekly on Tuesdays from noon to 1pm in the Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall. Throughout the semester, the Research Technologies division of UITS will present a variety of topics dealing with data visualization, storage and management of research data, and statistics and analytics tools to deal with data analysis.

The first presentation will be Tuesday, January 30th at noon in the SSRC and will begin the series with an overview of the services offered by several different teams in Research Technologies as they relate to dealing with research data.

Next workshop

January 30, 2018

Getting more from your Research Data

Eric Wernert, Scott Michael, Esen Tuna, Mike Boyles

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

All Spring 2018 Workshops

Check below for all upcoming workshops in this series, as well as videos and presentation videos from past workshops.

 

January 30, 2018

Getting More From Your Research Data

Eric Wernert, Scott Michael, Esen Tuna, and Mike Boyles

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will present an introduction to the workkshop series and the services of UITS' Research Technologies: Research Analytics, Research Data Services, and Advanced Visualization.

 

February 6, 2018

Your Statistical Toolbelt

Stephanie Dickinson (IUB School of Public Health)

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will cover common beginner and intermediate statistical methods using SPSS and JMP.

 

February 13, 2018

Introduction to R for Analysis

Jefferson Davis and Scott Michael

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will present an introduction to R, including the language, libraries, and tools, and their availability on RT systems.

 

February 20, 2018

Databases, Enclaves, and Repositories for Research

Esen Tuna and Alan Walsh

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will cover managing research data with RDC and the Restricted-Access Data Remote Server (RADaRS); databases and enclaves; and the role of IU ScholarWorks for data.

 

February 27, 2018

Analysis with MATLAB

Jefferson Davis and Scott Michael

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will cover basic usage of MATLAB, different use cases and examples, and where to get andd run MATLAB.

 

March 6, 2018

Introduction to Scientific Visualization with Paraview

Bill Sherman and Mike Boyles

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will cover basic scientific visualization concepts and applications using Paraview, including data types, the basic interface, pipelines, and more.

 

March 20, 2018

Creating Computational Interfaces

Scott Michael and Tassie Gniady

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will focus on Jupyter/Zeppelin notebooks and Shiny R interfaces, and how to develop and where to run them.

 

March 27, 2018

Structural Equation Modeling

Justin Wild

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This talk will briefly outline Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) in comparison with more familiar statistical models (such as linear regression) and review several R packages tailored for the SEM community. In addition, these packages will be compared to perhaps the most well-known commercial package available, MPlus.

 

April 3, 2018

GIS Software and Data Sources for Research

Justin Peters

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will provide an introduction to Arc* and open-source software available at IU, and to available data sets and services, including ISDP.

 

April 10, 2018

Introduction to Information Visualization

Jefferson Davis and David Reagan

12-1pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)

This workshop will introduce basic information visualization concepts and discuss their implementation within R analyses (ggplot2) and for Web (D3, Shiny, and Jupyter).