Research & Data Analysis



Conducting original and independent research within and beyond your discipline using methods that will advance knowledge and enhance understanding across many fields.

Key topics:

  • Understand professional standards of ethics and research integrity
  • Use digital technologies and programming languages
  • Leverage data visualization tools
  • Apply socially-engaged research methods to promote the social good 
  • Develop and manage budgets

Upcoming Events

Using Tools to Create Models in QGIS
Oct 3, 2023, 1:30 pm
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Removing the Tedium from Your Research Workflow
Oct 3, 2023, 4:30 pm
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Introduction to ArcGIS
Oct 4, 2023, 10:30 am
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Introduction to Digital Exhibitions: Digital Storytelling with a Content Management System
Oct 4, 2023, 11:00 am
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Using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro
Oct 4, 2023, 1:30 pm
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Getting Started with Machine Learning in Python
Oct 4, 2023, 4:30 pm
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Ann Marie Russell
“The most valuable and—quite frankly—profitable skill set I acquired in graduate school is easily data management and analysis. Not just statistical analysis, but a general comfort and facility with making sense of large sets of data. This is the direction that society is heading in and I would encourage all graduate students to try to get some exposure to it. If you don’t consider yourself to be a math or a numbers person, you’re in good company because neither do I—or most people—I have found. But, I absolutely adore analyzing data because it’s about investigating relationships between variables or factors. It’s a quantitative way of getting at qualitative questions of interest.” 

Ann Marie Russell *12, PSY, Associate Provost for Data and Analytics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst

"As a graduate student, you know you’ve accumulated a certain set of skills. But you don’t always see how those skills translate beyond the daily grind of graduate school. Through my GradFUTURES Fellowship, I saw how research, data analysis, and communication skills could be leveraged beyond a classroom or dissertation, both in professional and public spaces."

Rebekah Haigh, GS, REL

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