October 1, 2014

This workshop is for those who use or are planning to use Python for data analysis.

Training: Python Intensive
August 19, 2014 to August 22, 2014

Get an orientation to the basics of working with social science data in python.

Training: Python Intensive
May 27, 2014 to May 30, 2014

Get an orientation to the basics of working with social science data in python.

April 15, 2014

Using Grasshopper and Finches, a plugin for Grasshopper, we will experiment with importing GIS shp files into Grasshopper for further manipulation.

April 8, 2014

In this workshop, we will use grasshopper, a graphical scripting interface for Rhino, as an engine to parse and related diverse data sets with each other, and create a wide range of data visualizat

Training: Webscraping
April 16, 2014

This workshop will cover how to create, customize, and run a web scraper using python and scrapy.  We will learn how to locate and extract data from HTML web pages using the Document Object Model. 

Every Second Thursday, 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Federal Courts Working Group brings together researchers from across disciplines who share an interest in studying the U.S. federal courts.

Previously was Every other Friday, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Training: Python INTENSIVE
January 13, 2014 to January 17, 2014

This is five days of training to get you on the on-ramp to scientific computing. Please sign up only if you'll commit to attending all the sessions, since we have really limited space for this offe

December 3, 2013

Web scraping is a powerful and increasingly important tool for social science researchers.