Data Matters™ is a week-long series of one and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research, and government. The short course series is sponsored by the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, the National Consortium for Data Science, and RENCI.
Our first-ever springtime series, Data Matters: Spring Ahead, will feature a selection of our most popular two-day courses. The traditional Data Matters series will return in August 2023.
Held virtually via Zoom, Data Matters gives students the chance to learn about a wide range of topics in data science, analytics, visualization, curation, and more from expert instructors.
Introduction to Effective Information Visualization
Basics of R for Data Science and Statistics
Introduction to Programming in R
Introduction to Programming Using Python
The Finding Funding module of the TraCS Professional Development Seminar Series focuses on what you need to know before applying for funding for biomedical research.
Seminars in the Finding Funding module (March 13-31, 2023) are presented in-person on Mondays from 12 - 2 p.m. ET in room 219 of the Brinkhous-Bullitt building (in the NC TraCS Institute suite on the 2nd floor), and repeated via Zoom on Fridays from 12 - 2 p.m ET.
In-person | Brinkhous-Bullitt, room 219
Monday, March 13: Vocabulary, different types of sponsored research, NIH 101 and the anatomy of an RFA
Monday, March 20: Grant scoring, peer review process, pilot studies
Monday, March 27: Tools to find funding, working with different types of sponsors
Virtual | Zoom
Friday, March 17: Vocabulary, different types of sponsored research, NIH 101 and the anatomy of an RFA
Friday, March 24: Grant scoring, peer review process, pilot studies
Friday, March 31: Tools to find funding, working with different types of sponsors
Join for the topics that interest you and on the days that work for you. Once registered for this module you will receive a separate invite to the Canvas site for this module of the seminar series.
Brinkhous-Bullitt, 2nd floor
160 N. Medical Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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