Ever struggle to find that file you saved last semester (or last week)? Have trouble remembering details to re-use your own data? Need others to understand & use your data?
This workshop will introduce you to the power of metadata standards: What they are, why they’re important, and how to get started with them. You will also have the chance to see how metadata is used in data repositories to really help enhance your data. Stop wasting time in finding, interpreting, or sharing your data!...
In this hands-on workshop, you’ll explore the capabilities of several free online tools that allow you to make unconvential data visualizations. After this workshop, you'll understand some advantages and limitations of using free online visualization tools like Flourish, Datawrapper, and Google Data Studio.
HKS Data + Donuts is a learning and discussion group that offers a welcoming space to engage critically with issues of data and society. Every few weeks during the academic year, we invite researchers and practitioners to facilitate conversations around their area of expertise – and share donuts!
In this hour-long, hands-on workshop you'll use a sample dataset to create several different types of visualization using Tableau. You'll also learn how to combine graphs together to create interactive dashboards.
Research Data Management is essential for responsible research and should be introduced when starting a new project or joining a new lab. Managing data across a project and/ or a team allows for accurate communication about that project.
This session will review the important steps for onboarding new employees/trainees to a lab or new projects. The key takeaway from this session will be how to incorporate these steps within your individual project or lab environment.
In this hour-long, hands-on workshop you'll use sample datasets learn more advanced functionality in Tableau. This workshops assumes knowledge of the Tableau basics and interface. You'll learn about more advanced mapping functionality, options for combining multiple datasets, how to create simple "animated" visualizations, dynamic filtering, and more.
So, you want to write an NIH grant and need to know more about their new policy on Data Management & Sharing Plans? Drop-in this virtual information session to learn about the policy and how to successfully meet its expectations at Harvard. Experts from research support services across Harvard will be on hand to provide guidance and answer your questions.
HKS Programming + Pizza is a peer-to-peer mentoring group where those interested in programming tools and computational research can build skills and community. Every event highlights one interesting coding project, but attendees are free to work on whatever they like - including pizza!
The new NIH Policy strongly encourages the use of established repositories to the extent possible for preserving and sharing scientific data. Publishing research data within a trusted repository helps you comply with funder and journal data sharing policies, supports the discovery of and access to data, and can result in more visibility and higher impact for research projects.
In this workshop, we will review a variety of institutional, generalist, and discipline-specific data repositories you can...