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Data organization in spreadsheets for the Health Sciences
April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Are you a health sciences researcher who is kept up at night by data cleaning and formatting? Have you ever wondered about the basic principles of good data organization for spreadsheets? Does health data privacy and security confuse you, especially as it relates to good data management practices? Set yourself up for success by attending this workshop.
Good data organization is the foundation of any research project. Most researchers have data in spreadsheets, so it’s the place that many research projects start.
Typically we organize data in spreadsheets in ways that we as humans want to work with the data. However computers require data to be organized in particular ways. In order to use tools that make computation more efficient, such as programming languages like R or Python, we need to structure our data the way that computers need the data. Since this is where most research projects start, this is where we want to start too!
This workshop is beginner friendly and geared towards students and researchers in the health sciences! No prior knowledge required to attend.
Please complete the pre-workshop setup to install the software before the workshop.
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