Research Skills

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

 Events

Titlesort descending Description Date Provider
A beginner's guide to DH tools

Wed, November 24, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/dh-tools

24 November 2021 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Advanced Unix Shell usage

Tue, November 16, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/advanced-unix-shell2

16 November 2021 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
An Introduction to OSF

Wed, November 3, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3637979

3 November 2021 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Basics of Data Visualization

Thu, October 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3637252

21 October 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Basics of Project Management for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

Wed, November 3, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/dh-project-management

3 November 2021 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Creating Digital Exhibits: A Survey of Tools

Tue, November 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/digital-exhibits-survey

2 November 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Creative Commons and Copyleft Trolls

Wed, November 3, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3618806

3 November 2021 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
DH@UBC - a walking tour of resources

Wed, October 20, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/dh-walking-tour

20 October 2021 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Geocoding & Web Mapping with Python

Mon, November 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3641846

8 November 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Geospatial Analysis & Visualization with Python

Thu, November 18, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3641847

18 November 2021 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Intro to visualization with Tableau

Mon, November 8, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3637254

8 November 2021 - 2:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Docker

Tue, November 23, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/intro-docker2

23 November 2021 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Git and GitHub

Tue, November 9, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/git-and-github2

9 November 2021 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Markdown digital workflows

Tue, October 26, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/markdown

26 October 2021 - 1:00pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Research Data Management

Thu, November 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3618211

18 November 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Introduction to Research Data Management

Tue, October 19, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3618210

19 October 2021 - 10:00am Library Research Commons
Introduction to Statistical Concepts II: Study Design and Data Collection Essentials

This webinar focuses on the first two crucial steps in a statistical investigation: 1) identify a question and 2) collect the right data to answer this question. You will learn about:

28 October 2021 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Introduction to Statistical Concepts III: Two group comparison and ANOVA

In this webinar, you will learn how to gain insight from a random and unbiased data sample of a population:

25 November 2021 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Introduction to Statistical Concepts IV: Correlation and Linear Regression

Understanding relationships is a key part of the scientific inquiry process. You will learn how to describe relationships between two numerical quantities through correlation measures and simple linear regression models. This will also be extended to multiple linear regression for including additional predictor variables. Specific topics include:

27 January 2022 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group
Introduction to Statistical Concepts V: Logistic and Poisson Regression

Learn about generalized linear models (GLM) for categorical and count outcomes. Necessary for understanding and using these models, the following will be covered:

17 February 2022 - 1:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Applied Statistics and Data Science Group

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 Services

Titlesort descending Description Provider
Drop-in Advising: Research Ethics

Looking for expert answers to your questions about your research ethics? Until drop-in sessions can be resumed, please contact the Office of Research Ethics staff to book an online consult:

For Behavioural research, email Wendy Bond.

For Clinical research, see their contact list.

Office of Research Ethics
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
One-to-One Assistance

Consultations are available for Citation Management, NVivo, SPSS, R, Digital Scholarship, 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

 Resources

Titlesort descending Description Provider
Good Clinical Research Practice Courses, Online

Available online, on-demand are courses on Good Clinical Practice, Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), Biomedical Research Ethics, Social and Behavioral Research, Transportation of Dangerous Goods TDG/IATA, Health Canada Division 5 - Drugs For Clinical Trials Involving Human Subjects, and CITI Canada Privacy.  These are available through a UBC subscription and are free to UBC students, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty.

N2 Network of Networks
GPS Workshop Materials, Recordings

Materials, handouts, and recordings from many past Graduate Pathways to Success sessions, including our career and statistics series, are posted online here (cwl login required)

Graduate Pathways to Success
Library Orientation for Graduate Students in 30 minutes_Links, Materials

This library GitHub page , called "Graduate Student Orientation to the Library in 30 minutes" , includes information on library resources and services such as the reseach commons, guides and events as well as links to electronic resources such as databases and open access resources.

Library Research Commons
Open Education Resources, Workshop Materials

Check out this page for handouts and materials from sessions on citation management, Data Analysis and Management, Literature Reviews, NVivo, R, GitHub, GIS, Dissertation/Thesis Formatting, Copyright, and more.

Library Research Commons
Responsible Conduct of Research Course

Available online, on-demand the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course discusses many academic and scholarly integrity topics including:

N2 Network of Networks
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