Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are rapidly becoming an important tool for international relations professionals. This session will focus on how to develop spatial research questions and integrate geographical information systems into your International Affairs research. Please bring a laptop to get QGIS and data loaded onto your computer.
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All sessions will be first-come, first served and are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Attendance requires no reservation.
This workshop is part of Data & GIS Day. Join us in our celebration of GIS and election data! Stop by anytime throughout the day for a stand-alone, 1-2 hour session on a topic relevant to your interests. In the morning presenters will teach how to approach social sciences questions spatially and acquire data. During the midday Exhibits, participants will have an opportunity to interact with historic data and maps available at GW. In the afternoon, we will offer a hands-on introduction to GIS using QGIS, and a session on understanding elections with data featuring presentations by GW researchers. Workshops offered on Data & GIS Day this Fall are Historic Materials as Data, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Popular Economic Data Sources, Understanding Elections with Data, Understanding the US Populace and Business Trends with SimplyAnalytics.
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