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Introduction to Programming Workshop
9th April 2018 - 10th April 2018
|Organised by||The University of Manchester & UKDS|
|Presenter||Mr Peter Smyth|
|Date||09/04/2018 – 10/04/2018|
|Venue||UCL London. Full room details to be confirmed.|
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|Contact||Claire Spencer, 0161 275 4579, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Description||This workshop is co-sponsored by the UK Data Service https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/
There is more to programming than simply writing lines of code. This workshop will provide you with a basic set of skills which are aimed at making the coding process more effective, less error prone and more maintainable.
This workshop is intended for researchers who are looking to obtain a basic understanding of the approach to be taken when designing a program as well as actually writing small programs to solve specific problems. This course will be of interest to those who may have previous experience with writing SPSS or Stata code but with no formal training in programming.
This workshop will provide an overview of:
Day 1 : 10:00 – 17:00
Day 2: 9:30 – 16:30
The format of the workshop will be a mixture of PowerPoint presentations and hands-on practical exercises using the Python programming language and open source datasets.
|Level||Intermediate (some prior knowledge)|
|Cost||• £30 per day for UK/EU registered students
• £60 per day for staff at UK/EU academic institutions, UK/EU Research Councils researchers, UK/EU public sector staff and staff at UK/EU registered charity organisations and recognised UK/EU research institutions.
• £220 per day for all other participants.
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