Pandas DataFrames in Jupyter Notebooks

Online/Virtual Event

Pandas is an open-source Python library for data structuring and analysis. Its capabilities are flexible and can be integrated with other Python Libraries. It is also efficient for automating repetitive processes. Jupyter Notebook is a web-based environment for interactive computing that helps researchers and scientists easily view programming output. In contrast to traditional programming environments, […]

Free

Data visualization with ggplot2

Online/Virtual Event

R is a popular free software program. This workshop will introduce concepts and tools for visualizing data in R, with emphasis on the ggplot2 package. Participants are expected to be familiar with R and the RStudio environment. The workshop is one hour, followed by an optional 30 minute practice period to reinforce what you learned or […]

Free

Designing Web Maps with Mapbox

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop is intended for anyone with a basic understanding of web mapping who wishes to expand their skillset and design more customizable maps. There are 3 main sections: an introduction to Mapbox and its products, a guided developer environment set-up, and a hands-on portion where we will modify given code to design an interactive […]

Free

Enhancing Marine Conservation through Adaptive Management in the Northern Shelf Bioregion MPA Network: Insights from a Commercial Fisherman

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Enhancing Marine Conservation through Adaptive Management in the Northern Shelf Bioregion MPA Network: Insights from a Commercial Fisherman Speaker: Fraser McDonald, Commercial Fisherman and IOF Adjunct Faculty member This seminar explores the perspective of a small-scale commercial fisherman operating within the Northern Shelf Bioregion in British Columbia regarding the implementation of static conservation models in […]

Event Series Introduction to Git and GitHub

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

Data Bites – Introduction to Data Management Plans (DMPs)

Online/Virtual Event

Aimed at grad students and faculty researchers, this Data Bites workshop reviews the key components of a data management plan (DMP) and offers guidance on using the DMP Assistant, a bilingual tool for preparing data management plans. Location: ONLINE (A zoom link will be sent to registrants 3 hours before event start.)

Free

Using Mendeley for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Mendeley is a reference management tool that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word-processed documents. This workshop is meant for those using or considering Mendeley as a Citation Management tool. Attendees will learn to add, edit, and organize references; create bibliographies; manage PDF and use the Mendeley Papers […]

Free

Introduction to Machine Learning: Classification and Clustering

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop offers an exploration of machine learning models for clustering and classification. With the increasing availability of large datasets, these models play a crucial role in extracting valuable insights and making informed decisions. In this workshop, participants will gain insight into clustering algorithms such as K-means, explore popular classification algorithms like decision trees, and […]

Free

Data Bites – Best Practices for Organizing File Directories

Online/Virtual Event

Do you struggle with organizing your research materials? This 30-minute workshop highlights practical techniques for directory structure conventions and directory names that will help organize your files in a way that is meaningful to both you and others. Location: ONLINE (A zoom link will be sent to registrants 3 hours before event start.)

Free

Introduction to the tidyverse R package

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop presents some of the major packages in the tidyverse package in R. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Know what tidyverse is. Understand the uses of data manipulation packages. Have an idea of where to start looking for answers when manipulating your data. The workshop is one hour, […]

Free

Anti-Inequity and the Blue Economy

Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL) 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Speaker: Dr. Andres Cisneros Montemayor, Assistant Professor, SFU The "Blue Economy" is the most widely used term throughout ocean policy and development, but what does it actually mean? (Spoiler: whatever you need it to.) In this talk, I'll go through some of the history and current narratives about the Blue Economy, especially as it relates […]