Creating Animated Plots in R using gganimate
This virtual workshop will build on the Fall 2023 workshop “Data Visualization in R using ggplot2” to provide an introduction to gganimate in the statistical programming language R.
Map-Making for Absolute Beginners using QGIS
Designed for those who are curious about making maps but haven't yet had the opportunity to learn.
Gephi Part 2: Conducting Network Analysis
This workshop will build on the Fall 2023 workshop "Gephi Part 1: Introduction to Network Visualizations" to look at how one can conduct network analysis for research.
3D Printing Soup to Nuts
This is a day-long workshop that will explore 3d modelling and printing.
Best Practices for Managing Data in Your Research
In this introductory workshop, learn about research data management best practices and how investing a small amount of time in organizing your data now can save you a lot of time and prevent future headaches.
Best Practices for Managing Your Code and Scripts You Use to Generate Your Research
Preservation of software with your research data is an important part of open research and will be a future requirement by the Tri-agencies for Data Deposit.
Storage Scores: Store and Back Up Data at McMaster
From very small tabular datasets to mid-size mixed methods records to the titan data for Advanced Research Computing, researchers at McMaster have a wide range of needs for storing research data. But what options are available?
Introduction to Python
This beginner level workshop will introduce you to the basic concepts of the world’s most popular Python programming language.
Web Scraping with Python's Beautiful Soup
This workshop will introduce attendees to techniques for scraping information from the web using Python’s Beautiful Soup (bs4) toolkit. We will begin with a basic overview of the “anatomy” or structure of a webpage.
Introduction to Document Typesetting and Scientific Publishing with LaTeX
LaTeX is a typesetting programming language used to produce beautiful documents. It especially excels at scientific, mathematic, and engineering specific layouts, but can be used to produce nearly any sort of document.
How to Implement Encryption to Protect your Research Data
The modern online environment is dangerous - data breaches and cyber attacks are increasingly prevalent, making safeguarding sensitive research data more important than ever.