Politics with a big data: data analysis in social research using R
20 -22 December 2019
Department of Political Science, Presidency University
In association with Association SNAP
Invites you to a workshop on R Statistical software designed exclusively for social science researchers. The workshop will introduce basic statistical concepts and provide the fundamental R programming skills necessary for analyzing policy and political data in India.
This is an applied course for researchers, scientists with little-to-no programming experienceand aims teach best practices for data analysis to apply skills to conduct reproducible research.
The workshop will also introduce available datasets in India; along with hands-on training on data management and analysis using R software.
Course:The broad course contents include: a) use of big data in democracy, b) Familiarization with Basic operations in R c) Data Management d) Observe Data Relationships: Statistics and Visualization, e) Finding Statistically Meaningful Relationships, f) Text analysis of policy document. The full course module available upon registration.
For whom:ideal for early career researcher, academic, researcher with Think-tank, Journalists and students with interest in political data.
Fees:Rs 1500 (inclusive of working Lunch, tea coffee and workshop kit). Participants need to arrange their own accommodation and travel. Participants must bring their own computer (wi-fi access will be provided by Presidency University).
To Register:Please visit the website www.google.comto register interest. If your application successful, we shall notify through email and payment details.
The last date for receiving application is 10 December, 2015.
Dr. Neelanjan Sircar, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ashoka University and Visiting Senior Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi
Dr. PraveshTamang, Assistant Professor of Economics at Presidency University
Sabir Ahmed, National Research Coordinator Pratichi (India) Trust- Kolkata