Measuring the Universe
This course offers an insight into the techniques professional astronomers use to study various phenomena in space. No prior knowledge is required, and the course provides an opportunity for students to see how GCSE-level maths can be used to understand the cosmos. This course will therefore give you the opportingty to re-engage with basic maths skills and apply them to our Universe. The course also includes a weekly guide to observing the night sky. With Paul Dearden, 8 weeks from Monday 1 February, 6.30-9pm.
R For everyone
Our popular 'R' course is back due to popular demand! R is a free programming language for data management, visualisation and statistics. This course will be of interest to those who handle financial, scientific, or commercial data. This 8 week course is intended to teach the fundamentals of R to those with none or little R or programming experience. The course will cover the foundations of R and RStudio, and basic visualisation and statistics with R. Sessions will start with a quick introduction to the week's topic and primarily consist of coding examples and exercises that allow the students to work at their own pace. With Mathew Gemmell, 8 weeks from Wednesday 3 February, 6.30-8.30pm.