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2019 07 Jan 09:00 25 Jan 17:00

Summer School 2019

UCT’s 2019 Summer School is now open for booking through Webtickets. Offering all the intellectual stimulation of university study without the exams or entrance requirements, UCT's Summer School has been part of the fabric of the city for 68 years. More than one hundred short courses cover everything from astronomy to zoology, music to current affairs. Discover the mysteries behind the human genome, neuroscience, spaceflight, sharks and the 1918 flu. Explore Islamic philosophy, land reform, Eastern Europe, great literature and famous art. Featured lecturers in January 2019 include Thuli...

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Kramer law Building, UCT

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Seminars, talks and public lectures
2019 14 Jan 09:00 18 Jan 17:00

UCT General Practitioners Conference 2019

Hosted by UCT’s Division of Family Medicine, this year’s theme will focus on nutrition/diet, as well as geriatrics. The schedule of presentations will address the very topical issues of diet and weight loss, as well as the various increasing health problems that older people face. Full details are available on the conference website.
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Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town

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Conference Management Centre

Janet Sirmongpong
021 406 6348

Fatima Saban
021 406 6440

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Conferences
2019 16 Jan 10:00 19 Jan 13:00

Introduction to Stata

This course is designed for people who need to brush up on their basic Stata skills or who wish to attend the other courses in our programme, in particular, the "Complex Social Survey Data" course or the "Measuring Economic Welfare" one. It will also be useful for anyone who needs a basic Stata refresher. This course is offered twice a year.
Applications close on 10 October 2018.
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Teaching Lab, Economics Building

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Short courses and workshops
2019 21 Jan 14:00 25 Jan 14:00

Short course in Econometrics

This course will revise the statistical concepts relevant to regression analysis. It will introduce Ordinary Least Squares regression and discuss how and why it is used. Violations of the assumptions required for OLS and their implications will also be covered. Prerequisites: Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools.
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Teaching Lab, Economics Building

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Short courses and workshops
2019 28 Jan 10:00 01 Feb 17:00

Understanding Complex Social Survey Data

This course is aimed at postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.), researchers, and officials in state agencies wanting to analyse social surveys using Stata.
Prerequisites: Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools (such as regression analysis).
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Teaching Lab, Economics Building

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Short courses and workshops
2019 04 Feb 08:00 08 Feb 16:00

Understanding Panel Survey Data

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the techniques used in the analysis of “cross-sectional” panel data sets, such as the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS). The course will begin with an introduction to using and analysing panel data.
Course participants should be familiar with Stata and with basic statistical tools.
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Economics Building, Middle Campus

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Short courses and workshops
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