Data @ Rice Workshop Series - Fall 2023

Service Description

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This free workshop series sponsored by Fondren Library and the Center for Research Computing provides hands-on training on the basics of finding, managing, analyzing, visualizing, and sharing data as well as in using research computing resources.

Workshops are held online in Zoom unless noted otherwise.

To register, click the Calendar of Events button on this page and select Data@Rice as the event type. Select the course and complete the registration form.

Questions? Contact us at if you have any questions or want to cancel a class you registered.

Fall 2023: Workshop Schedule

Essentials of Research Data Management

  • Creating a Data Management Plan - Nov. 7


  • Excel Pivot Tables - Asynchronous course available anytime on Canvas - Register here and click Enroll


  • Topics and Dates TBA

Open Government Data for Research

  • Introduction to Government Data and Statistics Resources - Oct. 5

  • Navigating World Bank Resources - Oct. 11

  • Analyzing and Visualizing Census Data with R - Oct. 18

  • Exploring and Mapping Census Data Using R / Choroplethr vs Government Data Tools - Oct. 25

Research Computing

  • Intro to the Center for Research Computing (and Our Services!) - Sep. 22, Oct. 2, or Nov. 17

  • Intro to Rice's Private Storage: the RDF - Sep. 28

  • Intro to Rice's Private Cloud Computing: ORION - Oct. 12

  • Intro to MySQL Databases - Oct. 19

  • Intro to Rice's Supercomputers: NOTS - Nov. 9