Research Workshop Series

LATIS offers a series of workshops created by our experts that are free and open to all faculty and graduate students. Join our LATIS Research Workshops Google Group to be the first to learn about workshops.

Workflow in Python

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 I 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. I 50b Humphrey I Register


The goal of this workshop is to introduce Python as a tool for creating effective research workflows in the social sciences. Topics covered include automating data acquisition, acquiring and storing data from the web, as well as early-stage exploratory data analysis and consuming data in Python. Knowledge of the topics covered in this workshop is not assumed, though it is expected participants have some knowledge of basic Python concepts and syntax.



Workflow in Python

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 I 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. I 50b Humphrey I Register


The goal of this workshop is to introduce Python as a tool for creating effective research workflows in the social sciences. Topics covered include automating data acquisition, acquiring and storing data from the web, as well as early-stage exploratory data analysis and consuming data in Python. Knowledge of the topics covered in this workshop is not assumed, though it is expected participants have some knowledge of basic Python concepts and syntax.




Markdown/LaTeX

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 I 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. I 50b Humphrey I Register


Attendees will learn how to create aesthetically pleasing documents for publication on the web or in print. The workshop focuses on two popular markup languages, Markdown and LaTeX, as well the similarities, differences, and pain points associated with each. Participants will also learn how Markdown and LaTeX can be integrated into reproducible reports using R.