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Events

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  • Tue 10th Dec 6:00pm
    Regular social outing for Edinburgh game devs to meet other local game devs and chat about game dev (and other things, nobody's fussy).
  • Wed 11th Dec 6:00pm
    Time flies quickly! This is our last event in 2019, so let's do it in style and have Xmas drinks after the event. We will have a shorter networking part this time, with talks starting at 6:30, so we h... more
  • Wed 11th Dec 6:30pm
    TechMeetup Edinburgh is a free event which runs on the second Wednesday of every month from 18.30 until 21.00 at CodeBase. Each month there are talks from speakers, opportunities to share knowledge an... more
  • Thu 12th Dec 6:00pm
    Let's have a social night! There will be no agenda or speakers for this December meeting.

    Space in the venue is limited, so if you sign up and are no longer able to make it then please update your RS... more
  • Thu 12th Dec 6:00pm
    Speaker: Oliver Davies, Inviqa
    Location: University of Edinburgh (LG48, Paterson’s Land, Holyrood Rd)

    We will be welcoming Oliver via video conference from his base in Caerleon, Wales.

    Great! You’ve... more

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  • 1. Data is changing the world.   The way we navigate the world now is hugely influenced by data. It’s never been so important to companies across the world – and Scotland. Edinburgh aims to be the data capital of Europe in the next few years – there will be lots of exciting opportunities opening […] The post 10 reasons why you should future-proof your career by studying Data Analysis at CodeClan appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Thu 21st Nov by CodeClan
  • Hi everyone, We are getting together for another evening of R on 20 November (which is the last one this year!). So join us from 6.00pm in Old College, Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre. As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome. After the talks we’ll be heading off to a pub nearby, so do come along! Our speaker is Riinu Ots, a data scientist with an interdisciplinary background, who works as Senior Data Manager at the Centre for Medical Informatics, within The University of Edinburgh. She will be discussing: R Markdown – from RStudio to Word/PDF/website with a single push of a button In this talk I will demonstrate 2 things: What is Markdown and how to get directly from R into Word documents, PDF reports, websites, or presentations How to work with R Notebooks (twin sister of R Markdown) – an interactive alternative to R scripts This talk is suitable for R newbies: working examples will be provided. Experienced...
    Posted Wed 13th Nov by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • As part of Black Friday, we are offering you the chance to win 20% off a full-time CodeClan course in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow campuses. All you have to do is sign up to one of the below courses by midnight on Sunday 1st of December.  Two lucky winners will win 20% off one […] The post Win 20% off a full time CodeClan course with our Black Friday lottery competition appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Fri 8th Nov by CodeClan
  • Hi everyone, We are getting together for another evening of R on 16 October: join us from 6.00pm in David Hume Tower, room LG.09. As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! After the talks we’ll be testing out a new pub (details below), so do come along! Our first speaker is Colin Rundel, Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences within the School of Mathematics (UoE), and Assistant Professor of the Practice in Statistical Science at Duke University. Colin will be focusing on how to use GitHub for teaching: ghclass: an R package for managing classes with GitHub In this talk I will present the details of the ghclass package which has been developed as a tool for managing statistical and data science courses with a computation component. The package is designed to automate the process of distributing and collecting assignments via git repositories hosted on GitHub. As part of this talk I will discuss how these tools are being used t...
    Posted Wed 9th Oct by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Hi everyone, I hope you’ve all enjoyed the break and look forward to seeing you again at our next meeting! It will take place on the 25th of September, from 6.00pm, in the Usha Kasera Lecture Theatre (in Old College). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our two speakers this month have collaborated to interactively explore clusters within the Scottish economy. Gordon Bryden (Assistant Statistician at The Office of the Chief Economic Advisor) & Benjamin Hansson (Assistant Statistician within the Scottish Government) will therefore be discussing: Identifying Industry Clusters in the Scottish Economy with R and Shiny (slides here and here) In this talk, we will discuss our latest efforts to visualise the Scottish Economy as a network consisting of clustered groups of related industries using R and Shiny. We will begin with the basics on networks and clustering before moving on to the algorithm and implementation that w...
    Posted Mon 16th Sep by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup

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