## Learn Stata and R in Upcoming Workshops on Statistical Software

Posted September 25th, 2008 by Katherine McNeillThe following classes will be taught by the Harvard-MIT Data Center (HMDC) Statistical Consultant in fall 2008.

**1. Introduction to Stata**

Get an introduction to Stata, the statistical analysis software package commonly used at MIT. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and manage datasets. Novices welcome!

**When**: two repeat sessions, attend either of the following:

- Tuesday, October 7th, 12-2pm or
- Wednesday, October 22nd, 12-2pm

**2. Introduction to Regression Using Stata**

This hands-on class will provide a comprehensive introduction to estimating the linear regression model using ordinary least squares in Stata. Prerequisites: General familiarity with Stata (such as taking the above Intro. workshop) and the linear regression model.

**When**: Friday, October 31st, 12-2pm

**3. Introduction to R**

Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics available on Athena. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and manage datasets, create R objects, and generate figures. Novices welcome!

**When**: Friday, October 10th, 12-2pm

**Note: All Workshops Held In**: E53-220

**Space is limited. ****To register, contact**: Katherine McNeill, mcneillh@mit.edu.

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**See also: Consulting**: Interested in one-on-one help with statistical analysis and software? The Harvard-MIT Data Center (HMDC) Statistical Consultant can help you via email or an in-person consultation. Contact her via our email form.