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Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists: An Introduction with R

Date: 14 Sep 2015 to 18 Sep 2015
Organizer: GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Location: Cologne, Germany

Web page: Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists: An Introduction with R

“Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists: An Introduction with R” given by Prof. Dr. Michael Greenacre, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona and Dr. Oleg Nenadic, University of Göttingen

The course is designed to foster knowledge about the mathematical roots of statistical procedures. Both lecturers are very experienced in empirical research and in teaching statistical data analysis techniques. You will learn about mathematical procedures without doing pencil work. It is highly recommended to take a course on ‘Mathematical Tools’ in order to arrive at a better understanding of the mechanics of procedures needed for many applications. Of course, a one week-workshop does not cover all and everything, but should give you much more than just basic ideas in this matter.

Michael Greenacre and Oleg Nenadic in their own style follow Martin Elff, who successfully taught his course on MathTools in recent years.
Please note: Martin Elff will continue to teach his course under the umbrella of the GESIS Summer School from 2016 onwards.  

RDA Sixth Plenary Meeting

Date: 23 Sep 2015 to 25 Sep 2015
Organizer: RDA
Location: Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (Cnam), Paris

Web page: 6th RDA Plenary

The 6th Plenary RDA hosted in Paris from 23-25 September 2015, features a special focus on research data for climate change, leveraging on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) to be held in Paris in December 2015.

11th International Digital Curation Conference

Date: 22 Feb 2016 to 25 Feb 2016
Organizer: DCC
Location: Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam

Web page: IDCC16

"Visible data, invisible infrastructure"

The 11th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC16) will be held in Amsterdam at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre.

There will be a programme of workshops on Monday 22 February and Thursday 25 February and the main conference will run from Tuesday 23 to Wednesday 24 February 2016.

IASSIST's 42nd Annual Conference

Date: 31 May 2016 to 3 Jun 2016
Organizer: IASSIST
Location: Bergen

Web page: More about the conference, More about Bergen

IASSIST's 42nd Annual Conference will be held in Bergen, Norway from May 31 to June 3, 2016 and hosted by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD).
NSD is one of the largest research data archives of its kind and also a resource centre assisting researchers with data gathering, data analysis, and methodology, privacy and research ethics issues.

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