Events

 
  • Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

    This workshop will discuss the basic network analysis using a NetworkX library provided by Python. NetworkX is a package that provides various built-in functions for dealing with network-structured data. You will be involved in generating networks from external data sources, computing basic network statistics, and analyzing/interpreting the networks. The example codes will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to follow along.

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  • Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

  • Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

    This workshop will offer a basic introduction to Stata. Participants will be introduced to the Stata interface, command syntax, do-files, and basic functions (e.g., opening a dataset, summary statistics, etc.). We will also discuss how to manage single and multiple datasets. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with limited or no familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    Register here: 

    https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_etVHZK8NfI6pyOq

  • Thursday, October 28th, 2021

    This is an advanced workshop designed for those who are familiar with regression analysis, providing the basics of spatial analysis using spdep packages in R. This workshop highlights why spatial models are necessary and further provide step-by-step guidelines on how to analyze geospatial data. In particular, participants will learn to test and visualize spatial dependencies in spatial data and perform spatial regression analysis. Some familiarity with spatial data and GIS software is recommended but not necessary. Datasets and slides will be provided.

  • Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

    For the last three years, the energy word has been fixated on the fits and starts of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline, as changes in  EU regulations and regulatory competencies, as well as pressure from key stakeholders, has kept the project under a big question mark. A July 2021 agreement between the US and Germany seemed to give green light to the project. In my presentation, I will discuss the following issues:

  • Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

  • Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

    The Public Policy Center, with the Iowa Board of Regents and College of Law, are hosting a discussion series on issues facing our state and the nation.

  • Thursday, October 21st, 2021

    In this workshop you’ll learn to create, customize, and distribute Qualtrics surveys. There will be an overview of basic elements of Qualtrics and a demonstration of building a Qualtrics survey. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and follow along. No knowledge of Qualtrics is required. 

    Register here:

    https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_78appDFhzI9hIaO

  • Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

  • Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

    Summer scholars Ethan Rogers and Andrew Krajewski will present their research on mental health burden and the links between firearm and non-firearm violence. 

    You have the option to attend in person in Room 200, South Quad, or by Zoom:

    Meeting ID: 942 5546 6500 

    Passcode: 508549

  • Thursday, October 14th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

  • Monday, October 11th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this event with the School of Planning and Public Affairs.

    Dave Loebsack served as the U.S. Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district from 2007 to 2021. He is a member of the Democratic Party. 

    Prior to serving in the U.S. Congress, he taught Political Science at Cornell College in Mount Vernon. 

  • Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

    This workshop will provide a basic introduction to the R programming languages. Starting with introducing the RStudio interface, this workshop will cover syntax, script files, and basic functions (e.g., opening a dataset, summary statistics, etc.). In addition, participants will learn how to manage single and multiple datasets. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those who with limited or no familiarity with R. Example code will be provided.

    Register here:

  • Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

  • Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

     

  • Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

    This workshop will discuss the basics of Python programming. You will be involved in installing and configuring Python environment, getting used to Python data structures, and creating simple Python scripts. The tutorials for the Python environment setting and example codes will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to follow along.

    Register here:

    https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8iTd3Phht6cRibc

  • Monday, September 27th, 2021

     

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