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Social Network Analysis for Behavioural Scientists using R (SNAR01)

2 July 2018 - 6 July 2018

£260.00 - £530.00

Course Overview:

This workshop will provide students with the opportunity to learn how to use social network analysis to analyze social relational datasets such as human friendship networks or animal social networks. Attendees will learn how to use R and several R packages including igraph, sna, network, asnipe, timeordered, tsna to create network graphs, calculate descriptive network metrics, use randomization and random models to evaluate the significance of these metrics, determine graph structural properties including community structures, use QAP and MRQAP methods to assess how network characteristics relate to other individual and relational attributes, and measure change over time in dynamic networks. Attendees will also learn how to produce high quality network visualizations using R.

Intended Audience

This workshop is ideal for any behavioral scientists including psychologists, ethologists, behavioral ecologists, behavioral neuroscientists, economists, who are interested in learning how to collect data for social network analysis or already have data that they wish to analyze using these methods.

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Availability – 30 places
Duration – 4 days
Contact hours – Approx. 35 hours
ECT’s – Equal to 3 ECT’s
Language – English


• COURSE ONLY – Includes lunch and refreshments.
• ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE (to be purchased in addition to the course only option) – Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, refreshments, minibus to and from meeting point and accommodation. Accommodation is multiple occupancy (max 3 people) single sex en-suite rooms. Arrival Sunday 1st July and departure Thursday 5th July PM

Other payment options are available please email oliverhooker@psstatistics.com

Cancellation policy: Cancellations are accepted up to 28 days before the course start date subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Cancellations later than this may be considered, contact oliverhooker@psstatistics.com Failure to attend will result in the full cost of the course being charged. In the unfortunate event that PS statistics must cancel this course due to unforeseen circumstances a full refund for the course will be credited. However PS statistics cannot be held responsible for any travel fees, accommodation or other expenses incurred to you as a result of the cancellation.


Prof. James Curley


Teaching Format
Course Programme


2 July 2018
6 July 2018
£260.00 - £530.00


Loch Lomond, Rowardennan,
Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0AW, United Kingdom
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01360 870271


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