Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration.  Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository.  GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.  Together, Git and GitHub provide a […]

Free

Introduction to Machine Learning: Neural Networks

Online/Virtual Event

In this workshop, participants will dive into the fascinating world of neural networks. Neural networks have emerged as powerful models for solving complex and nonlinear problems. This workshop begins with an introduction to neural networks, covering their architecture, activation functions, and training algorithms. Participants will gain insights into how neural networks can effectively capture and […]

Free

R showcase: Statistics Canada microdata

Online/Virtual Event

Statistics Canada releases Public Use Microdata Files (PUMFs) for the Census and many of its surveys. These de-identified files contain responses at the individual level and are a rich source of data for researchers. This workshop demonstrates how to access, explore, and analyze Statistics Canada microdata using R. We will work with the Canadian Tobacco […]

Free

TAR Drop-In Application Help Session – June 28, 2024

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

TAR Workshops are designed to give interns authentic teaching experiences and to apply their understanding of evidence-based teaching practices in the classroom or in an informal science education or outreach setting. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, together with their teaching partner, identify a challenge to student learning in the classroom, develop new teaching resources or […]

CGS-D Proposal: Crafting a Compelling Research Story

Hybrid Online/Virtual and In-Person - See Description Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This workshop is designed for graduate students applying for the Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (CGS-D) from the national funding agencies: CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC. Drawing on evidence-based research about successful grant proposals, facilitators discuss particular elements of this written academic genre: audience, purpose, knowledge gap, competence claim, structure, style, and more. The workshop includes […]

Introduction to Machine Learning: Regression Models

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop focuses on regression models to provide participants with a foundational understanding of machine learning concepts, techniques, and tools used for linear and nonlinear regression. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will gain practical experience with regression algorithms, one of the most popular machine-learning techniques. The workshop begins with an overview […]

Free

Introduction to Git and GitHub

Online/Virtual Event

Learn the basics of using Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration.  Git is widely used version control software that tracks changes to a group of files, referred to as a repository.  GitHub is a popular website for hosting and sharing Git repositories, making it easier to collaborate and share your work.  Together, Git and GitHub provide a […]

Free

Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

Free