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July 2019

I’ve Got 99 Problems But a Pitch Ain’t One!

July 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
AIBN Level 1 Seminar Room

How to Pitch your Idea and other Award-winning Hackathon Advice Abstract It’s really important to communicate. At a Hackathon, you need to be able to convince people to join your group, you need to be able to guide your team to a single goal and you need to show the judges that your team has done some excellent work. At this workshop, we’ll talk about effectively communicating your work, and the significance of what you do. We’ll talk about the…

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R Programming for Beginners

July 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AIBN Level 1 Seminar Room,

Abstract You should take this workshop if you don’t have any (or only a little) experience programming in R, but you want to! R is terrific to learn because with it, you can tackle larger scale problems, execute and test out your ideas! In this workshop you will: Learn R and RStudio basics Learn about data types and data structures in R Practice reading files and manipulating data in R Practice generating plots in R The goal of this 3hr…

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HPC Workshop

July 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AIBN Level 1 Seminar Room

Abstract If your personal computer is too slow for processing your big datasets, or your analysis is computationally extensive, then High Performance Computing (HPC) is the tool you need! Come along to the “Introduction to HPC” hands-on workshop to: understand the RCC advanced computing platforms that are available and which are suited to their work log in to HPC systems know how to transfer data files to and from a HPC safely use software interactively on HPC get batch jobs…

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August 2019

Ninja Statistics

August 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AIBN Level 1 Seminar Room

Abstract Regardless of what kind of research you do, we all need statistics! But too often we live in a world where statistics are used to bully us into believing a fact or opinion in science. In reality, statistics help us to understand complex phenomenon so to use them accurately and productively requires the beholder to use measured amounts of knowledge and stealth. Much like ninjas! This workshop aims to break down some of the scariness surrounding applied statistics. I…

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