Workshop: Introduction to analysing data about crime using R

Date: 4 - 5 February 2020
Location: University of Manchester

Programme

Day one

9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00

Introduction to the day

10.15

Introduction to data for research about crime from the UK Data Service

11.00

Coffee/tea

11.15

Getting started with secondary data analysis

11.45

Practical

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Applied research session using the Crime Survey for England and Wales

15.00

Coffee/tea

15.15

Practical

16.15 Q&A and closing remarks
17.00

Optional social event/buffet dinner

Day two

10.00

Research Showcase

Secondary Data Analysis for Sentencing Research
Dr. Jose Pina-Sanchez. Lecturer in Quantitative Criminology, University of Leeds

Accessing and analysing CSEW data for low-level geographies. A case study about the dark figure of crime
Dr. David Buil-Gil, Research Fellow in Cybercrime. University of Manchester

11.00

Coffee/tea

11.15 Introduction to data visualisation using R
12.00

Practical

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Mapping and spatial data visualisation using R

15.00

Coffee/tea

15.15

Practical

16.00

Closing and final remarks

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