Getting Data from the Internet with Python
|Starts:||14:00 6 Jul 2021|
|Ends:||17:00 7 Jul 2021|
|What is it:||Short course|
|Organiser:||Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Current University students|
This ‘Getting Data from the Internet with Python’ workshop is for any researcher who wants to collect data from the Internet and use the Python programming language to process and analyse it. No prior computational experience is required. This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the Jupyter Python programming environment and demonstrates the use of the Python language for performing basic data collection using a variety of techniques from the Internet for analysis.
Organisation: Cathie Marsh Institute
Biography: Peter Smyth is a Research Associate at the University of Manchester, based in the Cathie Marsh Institute. He has spent 35 years working in IT at various large and small commercial organisations before taking an MSc in Big Data Analytics at Sheffield Hallam University and moving into academia. In his previous roles he used any convenient programming environment to hand to solve problems. Now he teaches a variety of programming languages to help others to do the same. He is a qualified Data and Software Carpentry instructor.
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