Skip to main content

Vacation School 2016: Timetable (provisional)

Participants are registered either for the whole week, or for all sessions from Monday afternoon onwards. If you do not remember what you registered for, please check your confirmation email (or, failing that, please ask Eleanor Ingram <wdsi dot enquiries at warwick dot ac dot uk>).

Light refreshements are available in the short break within each morning/afternoon session. Participants should make their own arrangements for lunch.

All sessions are in the Computer Science building except for some of the Wednesday sessions.

Monday 26 September

Morning: Introduction to R (only for those who have registered for it)
  • 0910 - 0930: Arrivals and registration (Computer Science building, ground floor)
  • 0930 - 1045: Introduction to R (Heather Turner)
  • 1045 - 1115: refreshments
  • 1115 - 1230: Lab session 0 (Heather Turner, David Firth and David Selby)
Afternoon:
  • 1315 - 1330: Further arrivals and registration (those not taking the morning Intro session)
  • 1330 - 1430: Organising data and code (Heather Turner)
  • 1430 - 1500: refreshments
  • 1500 - 1600: Lab session 1 (Heather Turner, David Firth and David Selby)

Tuesday 27 September

Morning:
  • 0930 - 1045: Literate Programming (for Lazy PhDs?) in R Markdown (David Selby)
  • 1045 - 1115: refreshments
  • 1115 - 1230: Lab session 2 (David Selby, Heather Turner and David Firth)
Afternoon:
  • 1330 - 1430: Data visualization (Greg McInerny)
  • 1430 - 1500: refreshments
  • 1500 - 1600: Lab session 3 (Greg McInerny, Heather Turner and David Firth)

Wednesday 28 September

Morning:
  • 0930 - 1045: Statistical models in R (David Firth) -- in Social Studies building, room S0.21
  • 1045 - 1115: refreshments
  • 1115 - 1230: Lab session 4 (David Firth, Heather Turner and David Selby)
Afternoon:
  • 1330 - 1430: More on 'automated' analysis and reporting (Heather Turner) -- in Social Studies building, room S0.21
  • 1430 - 1500: refreshments
  • 1500 - 1600: Lab session 5 (Heather Turner, David Firth and David Selby)

Thursday 29 September

Morning:
  • 0930 - 1045: Participant-led discussion (Participants' own questions/problems; with David Firth and Heather Turner)
  • 1045 - 1115: refreshments
  • 1115 - 1230: Using knitr to produce and maintain reproducible reports of publication quality (Heather Turner)
Afternoon:
  • 1330 - 1430: Multivariate statistical analysis (Thomas Nichols)
  • 1430 - 1500: refreshments
  • 1500 - 1600: Lab session 6 (Thomas Nichols, Heather Turner and David Selby)

Friday 30 September

Before lunch only:
  • 0930 - 1045: Reproducibility in Science (Thomas Nichols)
  • 1045 - 1115: refreshments
  • 1115 - 1230: Lab session 7 (David Firth, Heather Turner and David Selby)
  • 1230 - 1300: Final questions/discussion (Heather Turner and David Firth)
  • 1300: END