Postsecondary institutions celebrate Love Data Week

Canadian postsecondary institutions are participating in Love Data Week, an international celebration that takes place during the week of Valentine’s Day to raise awareness about the impact, value, and appropriate handling of data. Queen’s University is hosting virtual sessions, including a two-part webinar about Public Opinion and Election Data. Brock University’s schedule includes a presentation on Queer Data Studies and a workshop on Finding Geospatial Data. The University of Waterloo is holding Data Diversi-Tea Talks as well as workshops on topics like Data Visualization and Tabular Data. The libraries of Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Northern British Columbia, and the University of Victoria are collaborating on a series of presentations on topic such as Canadian Housing Data, Machine Learning, and the history of Statistics Canada.

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