UC Love Data Week February 8-12

Hosted by data organizations across the UC system, including the UC Davis DataLab, UC Love Data Week is filled with presentations and workshops that are free and open to the entire UC community.

Hosted by data organizations across the UC system, including the UC Davis DataLab, UC Love Data Week is filled with presentations and workshops that are free and open to the entire UC community.

Whether you work with data regularly, want to level up your data literacy skills or are considering a career in data science, there’s something new to learn during UC Love Data Week, February 8-12.

Hosted by data organizations across the UC system, including the UC Davis DataLab, UC Love Data Week is filled with presentations and workshops on data access, management, security, sharing, and preservation. The events are free and open to the entire UC community. 

Registration is required for each session using your UC email address (please note, some sessions are waitlisted). View the complete agenda and register. You can also follow along on social media using #UCLoveDataWeek.

UC Love Data Week Presentations by UC Davis DataLab and UC Davis Library:

DataLab

Members of the UC Davis DataLab team will present on several topics throughout the week:

Feb. 8, 3-5 p.m. Excelling with Excel: Best Practices for Keeping Your Data Tidy [waitlist only]

Feb. 9, 10-noon Geocoding Address Data: Approaches to Personally Identifiable Data

Feb. 10, 2-3 p.m. Discovery and Evaluation of Social Science Data Sources

Feb. 10, 3-5 p.m. Introduction to Command Line

Feb. 11, 10-noon Basic Statistics in R (part I) [waitlist only]

Feb. 12, 10-noon Intro to Text Mining and NLP for Health Data [waitlist only]

Feb. 12, 1-3 p.m. Critical Approach to Data Visualization  [waitlist only]

UC Davis Library

Scholarly Communications Officer Michael Ladisch will present on data ownership and copyright implications for scholarly research data. Librarian David Michalski will explore different methods for locating and evaluating social science data sources, including in data repositories, such as ICPSR and Dataverse.

Feb. 10, 9-10 a.m. Data “Ownership”: Rights and Responsibilities

Feb. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. – Feb. 10, 2021, 3 p.m. Discovery and Evaluation of Social Science Data Sources

Student Lightning Talks

If you are a student interested in data science, don’t miss the one-hour lightning talk session where UC students share their data science-focused personal projects.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021. 1:00 – 2:00 PM Data Science Student Lightning Talks