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Love Data Week 2019: Home

Seminars and Workshops

Keeping your data private online

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 2pm - Seuss Room in Geisel Library

Do you have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Tinder on your phone? Have you ever wondered if your personal data is being collected without your knowledge (because it probably is)? To learn more, join us for a presentation and discussion with Campus Privacy Officer Pegah Parsi to learn more about how to take precautions to safeguard your personal data from advertisers and other third-party vendors. Register here.


Sharing and publishing your research data

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10am  - Classroom 4 in WongAvery Library

Did you know you can publish your research data? Join UCSD’s Research Data Curation Program for a seminar about the what, why, where, when, and how of data publishing, including a discussion of what it means to publish your research code along with your data. Register here

If you missed this presentation, you can view the slides here


Working with personal data for researchers

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 10am - Seuss Room in Geisel Library

Are you a researcher working with personal data? From health data, to survey responses, to social media posts, working on data with a human component can mean additional challenges and hurdles. Join us for a presentation and discussion with Campus Privacy Officer Pegah Parsi about special considerations and regulations to be aware of when working with these types of data. Registration recommended. Register here

Week Long Events

“Data in Everyday Life” activity

Your daily routine might be familiar to you, but what might we learn if we combine data about the lives of hundreds of other UCSD students and faculty? All week long you can participate in this campus-wide questionnaire, answering questions about your day-to-life, like how much coffee you drink and how long your commute to campus. Join us Friday, February 15 at noon in the Data & GIS Lab as we present the results and demonstrate the software platforms used to collect, analyze, and visualize the survey data!

Data & GIS Lab

The Data & GIS Lab supports the full data lifecycle in quantitative, qualitative, and geographical research at UCSD. We can help you find, use, work with, organize, and manage geospatial, numeric and textual data in various formats. Stop by the lab this week to learn more about the services we offer!