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October 2021

Wed 27

Introduction to R

October 27 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This hands-on workshop introduces the R statistical programming language in RStudio. Participants can follow along the demonstration on their computer. The topics covered are importing and exploring data, creating graphs, creating new variables and managing data. It is most suitable for new R users or users looking to review their basic knowledge in R.

Wed 27

Introduction to WeVideo

October 27 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. WeVideo is a cloud-based editing platform that allows you to create digital productions such as videos, podcasts and presentations. This introductory workshop will demonstrate basic functions of the platform. All are welcome to attend the workshop but access to a license is limited to UTSC Library Makerspace community. Visit our website to find out how to become a UTSC Library Makerspace user. Facilitator: Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

Thu 28

Working with Messy Data in OpenRefine

October 28 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In an ideal world, any data you collect or obtain would be clean and formatted perfectly for analysis and visualization. But the reality is that data can be really messy! Cleaning and reformatting your data can be a time-consuming and tedious task, but there are ways to speed things up and automate repetitive tasks. OpenRefine can help! This 1-hour online workshop will provide an introduction to OpenRefine, a powerful open source tool for exploring, cleaning and manipulating “messy” data. Through a combination of lecture and demonstrations, participants will learn how to: Explore and identify patterns in data Manipulate and generate new textual and numeric data Transform and reshape datasets This is a short, introductory workshop. If you would like to…

Thu 28

Let’s Talk International Partnerships Fireside Chats – Research Partnership Security – Oct 28, 2021

October 28 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

With recent developments by the Federal and Provincial governments on research partnership security, U of T has released its own internal processes and checklists to help our faculty manage potential risks in their research partnerships with international academic and corporate institutions.  This Fireside Chat will provide an overview of our new internal processes and provide attendees with the opportunity to ask questions about how best to engage in this new process, and to enter into new and current partnerships with “eyes wide open”.

Thu 28

Open Access (OA): What are my Options? – October 28, 2021

October 28 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Open Access (OA): What are my Options? Join CDRS and librarian Yayo Umetsubo during Open Access Week to discuss the ins-and- outs of OA, how to plan for an OA publication, and how the library can support your options. Speaker: Yayo Umetsubo, Scholarly Communications and Liaison Librarian  

Thu 28

Esri ArcGIS Storymaps

October 28 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop is an introduction to Esri's web-based story authoring application, ArcGIS Story Maps. Participants will load and create maps, text, images, and other media to create and publish interactive Story Maps. Before the workshop, attendees should visit https://utoronto.maps.arcgis.com to set up an account (use the "ArcGIS Online (University of Toronto) link). A UTORID and password will be required. Once an account has been set up, users can then visit https://storymaps.arcgis.com to start storymapping.

Thu 28

LaTeX for your thesis

October 28 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

LaTeX is a free document creation alternative to MS Word which specializes in the creation of professional documents such as journal articles, theses, books, and scientific or technical reports. LaTeX is the standard for writing in many STEM fields and offers advantages for managing references, typesetting maths, inserting graphics and figures, and much more. In this workshop, we will set up a thesis document using the U of T thesis class. By the end of the session, participants will be able to actions such as: - install / use the ut-thesis class - set up a large thesis document - manage references using biblatex* - create complex tables and figures* - typeset more advanced math* - add chemical equations and…

Thu 28

Social Media Lessons Learned from Being a Public Facing Academic – Oct 28, 2021

October 28 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The JHI is excited to offer a 90-minute Twitter workshop led by Jooyoung Lee. This year's social media workshop is aimed specifically at BIPOC academics who want to get their research out into the public sphere. BIPOC social media users often face additional challenges and this workshop will address those challenges in more depth. Attendees will have the chance to introduce themselves and their research, as well as participate in a Q&A session after the presentation. The workshop is open to U of T graduate students, pre and post docs, and faculty whose research has an emphasis on the humanities and social sciences. Jooyoung Lee is an Associate Professor of Sociology and faculty member at the Centre for the Study…

Thu 28

Unix and Git, Part 2: Introduction to Git

October 28 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

With this introduction to Git, we will go over the basics on Git and GitHub. We will go over setting up a GitHub account, explaining basic commands like clone, add, and commit, setting up a repository on GitHub, and how to recover old versions of files. Note, that participants should take Part 1: The Unix Shell (offered on October 21), or already have experience using the Unix Shell.

Fri 29

MITO2i Workshop 2: Neuropsychiatry & Mitochondrial Function Assessment (Oct 29, 2021)

October 29 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Mitochondria Innovation Initiative (MITO2i) has partnered with the Wellcome Center for Mitochondrial Research at Newcastle University to bring together the expertise in neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases and their connection with mitochondria function from a research, clinical and patient perspective.

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