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
For more information and to register: https://edin.ac/3N7F0Fa