The U-M School of Social Work is offering a four-part lunch series on “Data Science Essentials.”

For complete information and to register, see the event web site.

Sessions will be held in Room 8870 of the School of Social Work, from noon to 1 p.m., and are open to all students, faculty and researchers.

Oct. 15: Git & GitHub I
Learn the essentials of GitHub and how it can solve a variety of problems in your research workflow.

Oct. 29: Git & GitHub II
Go beyond the basics to understand how to use GitHub for effective collaboration and quality control.

Nov. 11: R & Markdown
See how you can produce reproducible reports using R and Markdown.

Dec. 10: Data Visualization
Get introduced to the “grammar of graphics” to maximize the potential of visualizing data using ggplot.