W19 – Managing your Research Data

Notes for the W19 version of the Managing your Research Data are available here:

W19 Workshops

The W19 lineup of workshops are now available for viewing and for registration.  Please note that the workshops will all be held on Wednesday mornings from 9-11am in the Crop Science Building – Rm 121A.  Please review the list of workshops and visit the online registration page to sign up for the workshops that you are interested in.

  • January 9, 2019: Managing your Research Data – Collecting your data, getting it organized and ready for statistical analysis.
  • January 16, 2019: Managing your Research Data – Storing your data, backing it up, and future access.
  • January 23, 2019: SAS- Introduction and Getting Comfortable with the interface and your data
  • January 30, 2019: R – Introduction and Getting Comfortable with the interface and your data
  • February 6, 2019: SPSS – Introduction and Getting Comfortable with the interface and your data
  • February 27, 2019: SAS- Wrangling and Visualizing your data
  • March 6, 2019: R- Wrangling and Visualizing your data
  • March 13, 2019: SAS- Overview of GLIMMIX – Mixed model analysis and Regression
  • March 20, 2019: R- Overview of aov(), lmer(), nlme() – Mixed model analysis and Regression
  • March 27, 2019: SAS- Special topics – please send requests
  • April 3, 2019: SAS- Special topics- please send requests

Have a great holiday break and hope to see you in the New Year!

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Summer 2018 Workshops

Workshops for the Summer 2018 have just been posted and are now available for Registration.  Please register if you are planning on attending.  If you register and need to cancel, please do so with the link on the confirmation email you receive when registering or by emailing oacstats@uoguelph.ca .  The registration link for each workshop is listed below and is unique to that workshop.

SAS

A 2-day workshop will be held on May 8-9, 2018 from 9am – 4pm in ANNU Rm 102.  Topics covered will include:

  • Getting the data in
  • Merging datasets and creating new variables
  • Descriptive statistics
  • ANOVA using GLIMMIX – we will work through a number of examples

If you are new to SAS, please plan on attending the 2 days.  For anyone interested in learning more about GLIMMIX, you are invited to attend May 10 only.  However, please note that any material covered on the first day will NOT be repeated on Day 2.

To register for this workshop, please register for each day separately here.

Date: May 8 – 9, 2018 9am – 4pm
Location:  ANNU Rm 102

SPSS

A 2-day workshop will be held on May 16-17, 2018 from 9am – 4pm in ANNU Rm 102.  Topics covered will include:

  • Getting the data in
  • Merging datasets and creating new variables
  • Descriptive statistics
  • ANOVA and GLMM
  • Non-parametric analyses, including Kruskal-Wallis, and Friedman ANOVA

If you want to follow along with the workshop, please ensure that you have the SPSS Software installed on your laptop.  You always have the option to follow the instructor if you do not have the software on your laptop.  Please plan to attend the 2 days to learn all about SPSS and how you can use it for your research project.

To register for this workshop, please register for each day separately here.

Date: May 16-17, 2018  9am-4pm
Location: ANNU Rm 102

R workshop

A 2-day workshop will be held on May 22-23, 2018 from 9am – 4pm in ANNU Rm 102.  Topics covered will include:

  • Getting your data into R
  • Working with your data – cleaning and tidying
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Packages performing ANOVA
  • Packages performing Regression
  • ggplot2

If you want to follow along with the workshop, please ensure that you have the R and RStudio installed on your laptop.  You always have the option to follow the instructor if you do not have the software on your laptop.  Please plan to attend the 2 days to learn all about R and how you can use it for your research project.

To register for this workshop, please register for each day separately here.

Date: May 22-23, 2018  9am-4pm
Location: ANNU Rm 102

RDM: Starting your Research on the Right Foot!

Join Carol Perry from the Library and Michelle Edwards, to learn how to start your research on the right foot.  If you are just starting your graduate work or if you’re an experienced researcher, join us to learn all about the best practices to help you organize and document your project data, store and analyze your data, secure and preserve your data legacy.  This day long workshop is filled with hands-on exercises to encourage you to treat your data as a valuable commodity.  At the end of this workshop, every participant will complete a Data Management Plan and be will be all set to tackle their research data.

This is a one-day workshop held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in ANNU Rm 102.  The workshop startst at 9am and will be finished at 4pm.  Please register here.

Date: June 5, 2018  9am-4pm
Location: ANNU Rm 102

 

Thank-you and hope to see you in a workshop!

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W18 RDM Workshop: Review

This workshop is the fourth in a series of 4 offered in partnership with Carol Perry, Associate Librarian Research and Scholarship.  These workshops are hands-on and have exercises associated with each aspect being covered in the workshop.

This workshop reviews all the information we discussed in this workshop series and brings it all back to the Data Management Plan (DMP).  The powerpoint presentation is available here, please review for more information and contact either Carol Perry or Michelle Edwards for questions.