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Data Manipulation with Python

This workshop teaching basic data manipulations with Python using the Pandas library, and will cover topics such as loading data into a Pandas DataFrame, performing basic cleaning and analysis, and visualizing relevant aspects of a dataset. To learn these skills concretely, we will work with a dataset of tweets collected during the release of the Apple Watch.

Health Policy Forum | How far should scientists go with data sharing? A debate about open science

Scientists are facing increasing calls to be more transparent with their methods, study results, and data. Advocates of open science believe that more broadly sharing data will improve the application and replicability of research, but critics warn of unintended consequences. This health policy forum features two distinguished speakers–PJ Devereaux, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Director of the Division of Cardiology at McMaster University, and Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD, Associate Professor (Biomedical Informatics Research) and of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford–who will p

Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous June 2017

The Stanford LASERs are part of a national program of gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with the audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, will present four artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. Each evening also allows the audience to socialize and encourages people in the audience to briefly introduce their own work. Chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi.

The evening will feature presentations by:

Race, Policing, and Public Health Symposium

This symposium aims to highlight the important research being done across interdisciplinary fields on race and law enforcement and the public health impact of police violence against minority groups.

Join participants from academia, government, private, and non-profit sectors to generate new modes of thinking about these interconnected issues and to prepare a call to action for funding and research priorities. 

Lytics Lab

The Stanford Lytics Lab is an open, interdisciplinary community that advances the science of learning through the use of data and digital technology in college and lifelong learning.

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