Research Skills

Resources, tools, and software are available to support the diverse and multidisciplinary research of graduate students.

Events

Title Description Date Provider
Introduction to the Research Data Centre (RDC) - Located on 2nd Floor of Koerner Library

Mon, September 16, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3512325

16 September 2019 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Collective for Gender+ in Research, Building a Network and Community

The Collective for Gender+ in Research works to promote a community for rich dialogue in which gender and other identity intersections, including race, class, sexuality and ability, are considered when conducting community-based research.

17 September 2019 - 12:00pm Collective for Gender+ in Research, Office of Regional and International Community Engagement
Introduction to "R" for statistical analysis

Wed, September 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506132

18 September 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, September 18, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

18 September 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to R

In this workshop, you are introduced to R and RStudio at the beginner level. This condensed 2-hour workshop is meant to get you started in R and acts as a pre-requisite for ALL of other ECOSCOPE R Series workshops

18 September 2019 - 2:00pm ECOSCOPE, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
The R Tidyverse

1:00pm – 4:00pm each day Sep 23 & 25 (M/W).  In this workshop, we delve into data manipulation using dplyr / tidyr and graphics with ggplot in R.

23 September 2019 - 1:00pm ECOSCOPE, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Literature Reviews: "Searching and Keeping Track"

Tue, September 24, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3512960

24 September 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Introduction to SPSS for statistical analysis

Wed, October 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506135

2 October 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, October 2, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

This group uses their GitHub page to communicate the latest information about the group, including the topic of the week:

2 October 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Statistics I: Data Exploration through Descriptive Statistics and Graphics (via Webinar)

Before analysis begins the data should be visually inspected and explored. We will discuss various graphics for univariate and multivariate data and provide tips on how to create meaningful and transparent graphics. We will explain how to compute simple data summaries and descriptive statistics to help guide any future analysis.

8 October 2019 - 10:00am Applied Statistics and Data Science Group, Graduate Pathways to Success
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, October 9, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

This group uses their GitHub page to communicate the latest information about the group, including the topic of the week:

9 October 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Python

Wed, October 16, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506130

16 October 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, October 16, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

16 October 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to R

In this workshop, you are introduced to R and RStudio at the beginner level. This condensed 2-hour workshop is meant to get you started in R and acts as a pre-requisite for ALL of other ECOSCOPE R Series workshops

16 October 2019 - 2:00pm ECOSCOPE, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Reproducible Research

1:00pm – 4:00pm each day Oct 21 & 23 (M/W). In this series, we introduce computational reproducibility and its importance to modern research.

21 October 2019 - 1:00pm ECOSCOPE, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Literature Reviews: "Searching and Keeping Track"

Tue, October 22, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3514475

22 October 2019 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, October 23, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

23 October 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to "R" for statistical analysis

Wed, October 30, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register and more information at this link: https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3506133

30 October 2019 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, October 30, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

30 October 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
R Study Group (Every Wednesday from 1PM to 2PM - Sept 18, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019)

Wed, November 6, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. We are a group that meets weekly to bring together different areas of data science and scientific computing, with a focus on the programming language, R. Bring your problems and enthusiasm to the group!

6 November 2019 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons

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Services

Title Description Provider
One-to-One Assistance

Consultations are available for Thesis Formatting, Citation Management, NVivo, SPSS, R, and GIS. Appointments are available in 30-minute or 1-hour increments. To request an appointment, please complete form.

Library Research Commons
Subject Librarian Consultation

Subject Librarians serve as the primary liaison between the Library and the academic departments on campus. They provide skilled reference assistance, manage the library's collections and provide instructional support to faculty.

UBC Library
Free Statistics Consulting

The Statistical Opportunity for Students (SOS) program provides one hour of free statistical advice, based on a submitted project description, to any UBC graduate student.  Visit the SOS program page for full details. The SOS program is made possible through funding support from the Office of the Provost and Vice President, Research and Innovation.

Applied Statistics and Data Science Group

Resources

Title Description Provider
Statistics Webinar Series

This 6-part statistics webinar series is annually presented by the Applied Statistics and Data Science Group.  Slides and descriptions of each session are provided.

Applied Statistics and Data Science Group, Graduate Pathways to Success
Communicating your Research (online course)

This short online course highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis:

  1.     Presentation skills;
  2.     Writing skills; and
  3.     Poster creation

Facilitated by Dr. Jenn Gardy, you will learn more about the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.

Register

Mitacs Training
Managing Project Timelines (online course)

This online, on-demand course will help you to reach project deadlines with less stress. Gain techniques and tools to help you create realistic project timelines and manage your time and energy. At the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand how to define tasks, task duration, milestones, and deadlines
  • Know how to use planning techniques to implement and adapt project timelines
  • Learn processes and techniques to communicate your project status to your research team

Register

Mitacs Training