Events

Stata Workshop: Text Data

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation

June 19th, 10:00am–11:30am

3218 Sewell Social Sciences

Registration Required: https://sscc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/details.jsp?class_id=2900 In this workshop you'll learn how to carry out some of the most common tasks involving text data (strings) with the easy-to-use string functions built into Stata. (No regular expressions required.) This includes cleaning and standardizing text data, removing extraneous text from numeric data, and parsing.

Stata Workshop: Tables in Stata 17

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation

June 20th, 10:00am–11:30am

3218 Sewell Social Sciences

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, PLEASE VISIT: https://sscc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/details.jsp?class_id=2901 Stata 17 introduced new tools for creating publication-quality tables, and they're much more flexible than esttab or outreg2. In this workshop you'll learn how to have Stata make tables of summary statistics, regression results, or anything else you need to put in a table, and in a form you can put directly in your paper.

Intermediate Research Software Development (in Python)

Learn Skills for Research Software Development

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation Managing projects and people

July 8th, 9:00am–12:30pm

Discovery Building

This course aims to teach a core set of established, intermediate-level software development skills and best practices for working as part of a team in a research environment using Python as an example programming language. The core set of skills we teach is not a comprehensive set of all-encompassing skills, but a selective set of tried-and-tested collaborative development skills that forms a firm foundation for continuing on your learning journey.

Intermediate Research Software Development (in Python)

Learn Skills for Research Software Development

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation Managing projects and people

July 9th, 9:00am–12:30pm

Discovery Building

This course aims to teach a core set of established, intermediate-level software development skills and best practices for working as part of a team in a research environment using Python as an example programming language. The core set of skills we teach is not a comprehensive set of all-encompassing skills, but a selective set of tried-and-tested collaborative development skills that forms a firm foundation for continuing on your learning journey.

Intermediate Research Software Development (in Python)

Learn Skills for Research Software Development

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation Managing projects and people

July 10th, 9:00am–12:30pm

Discovery Building

This course aims to teach a core set of established, intermediate-level software development skills and best practices for working as part of a team in a research environment using Python as an example programming language. The core set of skills we teach is not a comprehensive set of all-encompassing skills, but a selective set of tried-and-tested collaborative development skills that forms a firm foundation for continuing on your learning journey.

Intermediate Research Software Development (in Python)

Learn Skills for Research Software Development

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation Managing projects and people

July 11th, 9:00am–12:30pm

Discovery Building

This course aims to teach a core set of established, intermediate-level software development skills and best practices for working as part of a team in a research environment using Python as an example programming language. The core set of skills we teach is not a comprehensive set of all-encompassing skills, but a selective set of tried-and-tested collaborative development skills that forms a firm foundation for continuing on your learning journey.

Intermediate Research Software Development (in Python)

Learn Skills for Research Software Development

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation Managing projects and people

July 12th, 9:00am–12:30pm

Discovery Building

This course aims to teach a core set of established, intermediate-level software development skills and best practices for working as part of a team in a research environment using Python as an example programming language. The core set of skills we teach is not a comprehensive set of all-encompassing skills, but a selective set of tried-and-tested collaborative development skills that forms a firm foundation for continuing on your learning journey.

Introduction to Stata

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation

August 26th, 12:30pm–4:30pm

3218 Sewell Social Sciences

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: https://sscc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/details.jsp?class_id=2908 In this class you'll learn the basic of how Stata works and how to use it. This class (or comparable experience) is a prerequisite for the rest of SSCC's Stata training. It will also prepare you to excel in classes that use Stata, like Sociology 361 or Economics 410. We suggest new graduate students consider taking this class before or during their first semester.

Introduction to R

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation

August 26th, 12:30pm–4:30pm

5206 Sewell Social Sciences

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS COURSE: https://sscc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/details.jsp?class_id=2907 An introduction to the basics of the RStudio interface and the R language, with topics including creating and running scripts, saving your work, using functions, and installing packages. There will be opportunities to apply what we learn during class time.

Data Wrangling in Stata

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections Inquiry, discovery, and creation

August 27th, 12:30pm–4:30pm

3218 Sewell Social Sciences

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT: https://sscc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/details.jsp?class_id=2909 "Data Wrangling" is the process of preparing data for analysis, which includes importing, cleaning, recoding, restructuring, combining, and anything else data needs before it can be analyzed. Data wrangling is a critical skill for research. In this class you'll learn how to wrangle data using Stata.