Previous Courses

SQL for Journalists
What do you do when Excel is too slow or restrictive for your data analysis but advanced coding is still a steep mountain to climb? This is when SQL, the lingua franca of database managers, will power up your data-driven reporting.    
27 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
Goldsmiths, University of London
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R for Journalists
Take your data journalism skills to the next level with this two-day course looking at R for journalists and an introduction to the command line.
29 Oct 2016 - 9:30am - 30 Oct 2016 - 4:30pm
Goldsmiths, University of London
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Investigative Stories from Open Data
This new course will show you how to piece together stories - and even find scoops - through data which is already freely available, as long as you know where to look.  
26 Jan 2016
Prokofiev Room, Rutherford Building, Goldsmiths University London
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Web Scraping for Journalists
Scraping - getting a computer to capture information from online sources - is one of the most powerful techniques for data-savvy journalists who want to get to the story first, or find exclusives that no one else has spotted.  
19 Jan 2016 - 21 Jan 2016
Goldsmiths University London
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WebDocs: Interactive Storytelling Workshop
Learn to tell stories in an immersive and interactive way. This course will teach you how to get started in the world of interactive storytelling, using off-the-shelf coding software as well as the basic skills of photo, video and audio editing for the web. The course is open to all.  #CIJWebDocs  
16 Jan 2016 - 9:00am - 17 Jan 2016 - 5:30pm
Room: PHS314, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
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Finance : Uncovered
Finance Uncovered equips journalists and researchers from all over the world with skills to undertake tax abuse, money laundering and corruption investigations  
16 Nov 2015 - 20 Nov 2015
Convocation Suite, Centenary Building (Spencer Street entrance), City University London, London EC1V 4PB
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Investigative Stories from Open Data
This new course will show you how to piece together stories - and even find scoops - through data which is already freely available, as long as you know where to look.  
13 Nov 2015
Goldsmiths University London
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CIJ Summer Conference
UK's only investigative journalism training conference for journalists and everyone interested in improving their investigative skills. 
2 Jul 2015 - 9:30am - 4 Jul 2015 - 6:00pm
Goldsmiths, University of London
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InfoSec:Lab Summer 2015
Learn how to keep yourself, your source and your story safe online
17 Jun 2015 - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Goldsmiths, University of London
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New Approaches to Digital Investigation in Berlin
Tactical Technology Collective and the Centre for Investigative Journalism are offering an innovative course designed to familiarise investigators with the tools and techniques they will need to navigate the new digital terrain.
5 Jun 2015 - 7 Jun 2015
Berlin
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Introduction to Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy and Asset Recovery Spring 2015
The Tax Justice Network and the Centre of Investigative Journalism are pleased to hold the fifth training workshop at City University London.  #FinanceUncovered This course is aimed at practicing journalists who are keen to investigate tax avoidance, corruption, money laundering and asset recovery.  Venue details: 
12 May 2015 - 15 May 2015
Room R101 in Franklin Building, 124 Goswell Road, City University London, London EC1V 7DP
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Investigative Skills Training in Berlin
*These sessions are now full*  If you wish to be added to the waiting list, please fill in the form and we will contact you if a space becomes available. Feedback form for delegates.   Follow us on Twitter @cijournalism and subscribe to our newsletter for announcements.    
29 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015
Both days will be held at CORRECT!V, Singerstrasse 109, first floor, close to S-U-Jannowitzbruecke and U-Strausberger Platz, Berlin
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WebDocs: Interactive Storytelling
Learn how to tell stories in an immersive and interactive way. This course will teach you the basics and provide ideas and skills to get started in the world of interactive storytelling. The course is open to all.  #CIJWebDocs   
14 Mar 2015 - 15 Mar 2015
LG01 and PSH302, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
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Data Journalism Winter Bootcamp 2015
From Excel to SQL - learn how to manage datasets and find stories
5 Jan 2015 - 9 Jan 2015
Goldsmiths, University of London
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Web Investigator 2014
  Open source intelligence gathering - using social networking sites as an investigative tool
15 Nov 2014 - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Room NAB 104 (first floor), New Academic Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
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InfoSec: Lab
  Learn how to keep yourself, your source and your story safe online
15 Nov 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
New Academic Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
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Introduction to Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy and Asset Recovery Autumn 2014
This course is aimed at practicing journalists who are keen to investigate tax avoidance, corruption, money laundering and asset recovery. #ifjp  
4 Nov 2014 - 7 Nov 2014
Convocation Suite, Centenary Building, City University London, EC1V 4PB
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Understanding Company Accounts - Beginners
27 Jun 2014 - 28 Jun 2014
Goldsmiths, University of London SE14
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Data Journalism Spring Bootcamp 2014
From Excel to SQL - learn how to manage datasets and find stories.
14 Apr 2014 - 18 Apr 2014
City University London, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB
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Introduction to Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy and Asset Recovery Spring 2014
This course is aimed at practicing journalists who are keen to investigate tax avoidance, corruption, money laundering and asset recovery.
8 Apr 2014 - 11 Apr 2014
City University London, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB
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WebDocs Weekend 2014
Learn how to tell stories with immersive and interactive documentaries. This course will teach you the basics and provide ideas and skills to get started in the world of WebDocs.
15 Mar 2014 - 9:30am - 16 Mar 2014 - 10:00am
City University London. Rooms BG02 and B307A+B
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Follow the Money in Central and Eastern Europe
Transitions Online in cooperation with the Czech Center for Investigative Journalism are holding week-long course that will provide participants with an introduction to investigative reporting, with a special focus on economic crime and the benefits of data journalism.  
12 Jan 2014 - 18 Jan 2014
Prague, Czech Republic
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Understanding Company Accounts Advanced
The advanced course is for everyone already familiar and comfortable with the basic set of accounts. The objective of this course is to equip a relatively small number of participants to comfortably handle relatively complex financial material.  
18 Nov 2013 - 19 Nov 2013
City University London
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Web Investigator 2013
Open source intelligence gathering - using social networking sites as an investigative tool
16 Nov 2013 - 17 Nov 2013
City University London, EC1V 0HB
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Introduction to Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy and Asset Recovery
This course is aimed at practicing journalists who have an interest in investigating business and the flow of money.
11 Nov 2013 - 15 Nov 2013
City University London
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Data Journalism Autumn Bootcamp 2013
From Excel to SQL - learn how to manage datasets and find stories.
11 Sep 2013 - 15 Sep 2013
City University London, EC1V 4PB
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Finding Company Data
Learn how to mine for company data and shed light on financial irregularities    
6 Jul 2013 - 7 Jul 2013
Room B307c, City University London
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Data Journalism for Students
This four-hour course for students gives an overview of Excel, using data sets to find stories and creating simple data visualisations.  
6 Jun 2013
City University London
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Statistics Bootcamp
Three days intensive training learn how to interpret and explain statistics.
26 Apr 2013 - 28 Apr 2013
Room A218, College Building, City University London, EC1V 4PB
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Data Journalism Spring Bootcamp 2013
From Excel to SQL - in five days intensive training learn how to manage datasets and find stories.
22 Apr 2013 - 26 Apr 2013
Room A218, College Building, City University London, EC1V 4PB
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Understanding Company Accounts - Beginners
Examine the accounting procedures. Study the notes. Talk to people in the same business. 
16 Mar 2013 - 9:00am - 17 Mar 2013 - 5:30pm
Room B307B, City University London, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB
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Webdocs Workshop for Investigative Journalists - FULLY BOOKED
A multimedia tool for investigative journalists.   
19 Jan 2013 - 9:45am - 1:00pm
Room B307A City University London
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Finding Company Data
Learn how to mine for company data and shed light on financial irregularities
29 Nov 2012
Goldsmiths, University of London
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Investigative Journalism Seminar, Galway
Investigative Journalism and Advocacy in the Digital Age
16 Nov 2012 - 10:00am - 6:30pm
Huston School of Film & Digital Media, National University of Ireland, Galway
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Investigative Journalism Seminar, Dublin
Skills for investigative journalists in the digital age.
9 Nov 2012 - 10 Nov 2012
Dublin Insitute of Technology
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Web Investigator 2012
Open source intelligence gathering - using social networking sites as an investigative tool.
27 Oct 2012 - 10:00am - 28 Oct 2012 - 5:30pm
Room C301, Tait Building, City University London, EC1V 0HB
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Data Journalism Autumn Bootcamp
From Excel to SQL - in five days intensive training learn how to manage datasets and find stories.
3 Oct 2012 - 9:30am - 7 Oct 2012 - 5:30pm
City University London
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Surveillance and Internet Security
A two day workshop with Jacob Appelbaum and the Centre for Investigative Journalism discussing surveillance with a focus on practical internet anonymity.  
15 Sep 2012 - 16 Sep 2012
City University London
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Summer School 2012
The Watergate Equation: Investigative Journalism = Good Journalism + Time
6 Jul 2012 - 9:00am - 8 Jul 2012 - 5:30pm
City University London
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Data Journalism Spring Bootcamp
From Excel to SQL - in five days intensive training learn how to manage datasets and find stories in your data.
25 Apr 2012 - 29 Apr 2012
City University London
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Web Investigator
Investigative Researcher, Neil Smith will show you to find and access the information held on a variety of social networking sites.
29 Oct 2011 - 30 Oct 2011
City University London
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