California Research Bureau Registration for D-Lab Workshops

D-Lab Workshops for LBL

California Research Bureau (CRB) has partnered with D-Lab to offer our workshops to you.

Contact Info:

Location: All workshops are remote-only via Zoom. Link will be sent on the morning of the event.

Cancellations: If you sign up, but cannot attend, please cancel your registration emailing the contacts list above.

Upcoming events

Feb 07
February 7, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Are you starting a research project at UC Berkeley that involves human subjects? If so, one of the first steps you will need to take is getting IRB approval.
Feb 07
February 7, 2023, 2:00pm to February 9, 2023, 5:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction...
Feb 08
February 8, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
This workshop will start by introducing you to navigating your computer’s file system and basic Bash commands to remove the fear of working with the command line and to give you the confidence to use it to increase your productivity. And then working with Git, a powerful tool for keeping track of...
Feb 09
February 9, 2023, 10:00am to February 14, 2023, 1:00pm
It is said that 80% of data analysis is spent on the process of cleaning and preparing the data for exploration, visualization, and analysis. This R workshop will introduce the dplyr and tidyr packages to make data wrangling and manipulation easier. Participants will learn how to use these packages...
Feb 14
February 14, 2023, 10:00am to 12:00pm
This two-hour introductory workshop will teach you MaxQDA from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the MaxQDA software, upload multiple forms of data then how to use manual and autocode features. We will review some...
Feb 14
February 14, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Pandas is a Python package that provides fast, flexible, and expressive data structures designed to make working with 'relational' or 'labeled' data both easy and intuitive. It enables doing practical, real world data analysis in Python. In this workshop, we'll work with example data and go through...
Feb 14
February 14, 2023, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
This is a three-hour introductory workshop that will provide an overview of Excel, with no prior experience assumed. Attendees will learn how to use functions for handling data and making calculations, how to build charts and pivot tables, and more.
Feb 15
February 15, 2023, 10:00am to February 22, 2023, 1:00pm
Geospatial data are an important component of data visualization and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and elsewhere. The Python programming language is a great platform for exploring these data and integrating them into your research.
Feb 15
February 15, 2023, 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Qualtrics is a powerful online tool available to Berkeley community members that can be used for a range of data collection activities. Primarily, Qualtrics is designed to make web surveys easy to write, test, and implement, but the software can be used for data entry, training, quality control,...
Feb 16
February 16, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop will provide an introduction to graphics in R with ggplot2. Participants will learn how to construct, customize, and export a variety of plot types in order to visualize relationships in data. We will also explore the basic grammar of graphics, including the aesthetics and geometry...
Feb 16
February 16, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm
For this workshop, we'll provide an introduction to visualization with Python. We'll cover visualization theory and plotting with Matplotlib and Seaborn, working through examples in a Jupyter notebook.
Feb 16
February 16, 2023, 10:00am to February 21, 2023, 1:00pm
Geospatial data are an important component of data visualization and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and elsewhere. The R programming language is a great platform for exploring these data and integrating them into your research. This workshop focuses on fundamental operations for...
Feb 16
February 16, 2023, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
This three-hour workshop will cover charts in more detail, review pivot tables, and the widely-used VLOOKUP function. We recommend first taking the introductory workshop Excel Data Analysis: Introduction.
Feb 22
February 22, 2023, 1:00pm to March 1, 2023, 4:00pm
Machine learning often evokes images of Skynet, self-driving cars, and computerized homes. However, these ideas are less science fiction as they are tangible phenomena that are predicated on description, classification, prediction, and pattern recognition in data. During this two part workshop, we...
Feb 22
February 22, 2023, 1:00pm to March 1, 2023, 4:00pm
This workshop will introduce methods for working with geospatial data in QGIS, a popular open-source desktop GIS program that runs on both PCs and Macs as well as linux computers. Participants will learn how to load, query and visualize point, line and polygon data. We will also introduce basic...
Feb 23
February 23, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Geospatial data are an important component of data visualization and analysis in the social sciences, humanities, and elsewhere. The R programming language is a great platform for exploring these data and integrating them into your research. This workshop focuses on fundamental operations for...
Feb 27
February 27, 2023, 9:00am to March 8, 2023, 12:00pm
This workshop is a four-part introductory series that will teach you R from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the open-sourced R Studio software, understand data and basic manipulations, import and subset data,...
Feb 28
February 28, 2023, 2:00pm to March 7, 2023, 5:00pm
This workshop is a three-part introductory series that will teach you Stata from scratch with clear introductions, concise examples, and support documents. You will learn how to download and install the Stata software, understand data and basic manipulations, import and subset data, explore and...
Feb 28
February 28, 2023, 2:00pm to March 7, 2023, 4:00pm
This three-part interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world...
Mar 08
March 8, 2023, 2:00pm to March 15, 2023, 5:00pm
This two-part workshop series will prepare participants to move forward with research that uses text analysis, with a special focus on humanities and social science applications.
Mar 13
March 13, 2023, 10:00am to March 15, 2023, 1:00pm
It is said that 80% of data analysis is spent on the process of cleaning and preparing the data for exploration, visualization, and analysis. This R workshop will introduce the dplyr and tidyr packages to make data wrangling and manipulation easier. Participants will learn how to use these packages...
Mar 13
March 13, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
For this workshop, we'll provide an introduction to visualization with Python. We'll cover visualization theory and plotting with Matplotlib and Seaborn, working through examples in a Jupyter notebook.
Mar 14
March 14, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
In this workshop, we cover how to extract data from the web with APIs using Python. APIs are often official services offered by companies and other entities, which allow you to directly query their servers in order to retrieve their data. Platforms like The New York Times, Twitter and Reddit offer...
Mar 15
March 15, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Participants in this workshop will learn about some of the issues surrounding the collection of health statistics, and will also learn about authoritative sources of health statistics and data. We will look at tools that let you create custom tables of vital statistics (birth, death, etc.), disease...
Mar 15
March 15, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Pandas is a Python package that provides fast, flexible, and expressive data structures designed to make working with 'relational' or 'labeled' data both easy and intuitive. It enables doing practical, real world data analysis in Python. In this workshop, we'll work with example data and go through...
Mar 28
March 28, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
In this workshop, we cover how to scrape data from the web using Python. Web scraping involves downloading a webpage's source code and sifting through the material to extract desired data.
Mar 29
March 29, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
This workshop will provide an introduction to graphics in R with ggplot2. Participants will learn how to construct, customize, and export a variety of plot types in order to visualize relationships in data. We will also explore the basic grammar of graphics, including the aesthetics and geometry...
Mar 30
March 30, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm
This workshop will start by introducing you to navigating your computer’s file system and basic Bash commands to remove the fear of working with the command line and to give you the confidence to use it to increase your productivity. And then working with Git, a powerful tool for keeping track of...
Apr 05
April 5, 2023, 10:00am to April 12, 2023, 1:00pm
This workshop introduces students to scikit-learn, the popular machine learning library in Python, as well as the auto-ML library built on top of scikit-learn, TPOT. The focus will be on scikit-learn syntax and available tools to apply machine learning algorithms to datasets. No theory instruction...
Apr 11
April 11, 2023, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
This workshop will provide an introduction to graphics in R with ggplot2. Participants will learn how to construct, customize, and export a variety of plot types in order to visualize relationships in data. We will also explore the basic grammar of graphics, including the aesthetics and geometry...