In the new data-driven world, there’s a huge demand for data science skills. Insight and research professionals need the capabilities to combine quantitative data insight with a compelling and persuasive narrative. We have a number of online programmes to help you and your team deliver insight through data. 

Professional Webinar: Narrative by numbers

Tune in on the 8 February to our Professional Webinar, Narrative by Numbers by Sam Knowles. You’ll discover how to combine statistics and story to powerful effect. He’ll show how this can help you engage with the market, regulators, competitors and colleagues like never before. Professional Webinars are free for MRS Members. 

Online analytics training: SAGE Campus

MRS has teamed up with SAGE Campus to offer two online courses for you to develop wider relevance in data analytics and keep your analytics skills up to date. These comphrensive online courses are run over three months, with four weeks of support from your own online learning instructor.  Plus MRS customers get 10% off.

  • Introduction to Python - Perfect for beginners, this course will teach you the fundamentals of Python programming through taught materials and practical example. Develop skills with core elements of the Python programming language, and gain an appreciation of how these can feed into your real-life research.
  • Introduction to Data Visualisation - Learn from Andy Kirk, data visualisation guru, on how to transform your data into powerful visualisations and infographics. This course will enable you to harness colour, composition, interactivity and annotation to tell your data story.

Extra tutor support: Introduction to Python also comes with an extra option to buy on-demand learner support from the instructor (Robert Mastrodomenico) during the programme . So if you need help with any aspects of the course, or want to apply what you have learnt to your research, you can speak to Robert 1 on 1 basis.  

Find out more or sign up at SAGE Campus online courses. 

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