Data Science for Administrative Data Research (IDS-ADR) course

01/10/2023 - 30/11/2023

Registration is now open for those wishing to apply for the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research (SCADR)'s online Introduction to Data Science for Administrative Data Research (IDS-ADR) course.

This four-week online course (approx. 5-6 hours per week) is delivered by experts in the field of administrative data research.

The course combines:

  • pre-recorded lectures (2-3 hrs per week) and

  • weekly hands-on practical exercises using R-Studio to analyse synthetic admin data

  • support with weekly practical exercises is available during weekly scheduled virtual lab sessions, with experienced tutors available to answer questions.

Course topics include: Introduction to administrative data and administrative data research; Legal and ethical contexts of admin data research; The public license and public engagement; Understanding data provenance; Introduction to programming & data manipulation verbs; Record linkage; Data visualisation; Analysing administrative data - methods, issues and challenges.

Next course: October - November 2023

Cost: £120.00 per person


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