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Posting: Research Manager, York Region District School Board

The York Region District School Board currently has a position posted in their Research Services Department: Role: Research Manager Posting details available here Deadline for submission: August 13, 2020 Qualifications sought include: Education in the field of Education or a … Continue reading

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Posting: Research Officer, Peel District School Board

The Peel District School Board currently has a position posted in their Assessment and Accountability Department: Role: Research Officer Posting details avaliable here Deadline for submission:  August 13, 2020 Qualifications sought include: Education in the fields of Education, Social Science or … Continue reading

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Provincial and Regional COVID19 Visualizations to April 24 and 26

Another week of COVID19 data and another set of updated visuals: Historical trends across Ontario for cumulative reported cases, deaths and resolved cases on the DUG shiny dashboard, developed and maintained by @GregRousell https://gregrousell.shinyapps.io/COVID-19/ Provincial map of Regional COVID19 reported … Continue reading

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COVID19 Daily Reported Cases Visualization Updates

Following are a few updates of visualizations that were presented last week: Exploring the shape of distributions of regionally reported cases: Daily reported cases by region over time using a static scale: Animation of cumulative daily reported cases by region:

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Cases of COVID19 still increasing in Ontario

The Data User Group continues to track and analyze the growth of the pandemic in Ontario.  The following animated visualization designed by @GregRousell depicts the increase in Total Cases, Confirmed Cases, Resolved Cases and Deaths in Ontario:

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COVID19 Distributions – Ontario Public Health Units

The same data can be viewed in a variety of ways to support different reflections and discussions. This histogram of the regional distributions of daily reported cases of COVID19 helps you appreciate the volume of cases that the Toronto and … Continue reading

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COVID19 reported cases of Public Health Units by Municipality

Updated with Public Health Unit Labels Original post with PHU’s labelled by Municipal location: The animated data visualization above was produced in R using the ggplot2 and gganimate packages with open source data from data.ontario.ca.  Data is current up to … Continue reading

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COVID19 Data – Regional Explorations in Ontario

One of the challenges to understanding the spread of COVID19 data is the availability of data.  Each day, members of the Data User Group have been updating a CSV file on our Github and a shared Google Sheet with information … Continue reading

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COVID19 – Understanding Ontario

We are a group of researchers and analysts who are interested in data science and would like to use our expertise to contribute to the understanding of COVID-19 in our communities.  Looking for data… One of the challenges we encountered … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Research Analyst, Durham District School Board

A posting is now open until February 8, 2019 for a Research Analyst contract position at the Durham District School Board.  The start date for this position is to be determined.  This posting can be viewed on and applied to … Continue reading

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