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Data Carpentry is running a series of two-day online courses on data skills for beginners, for learners in Scotland or working for Scottish employers (see full criteria below).

The workshops will introduce the computational skills needed for data management and data analysis. The workshop covers Data Cleaning with Spreadsheets and OpenRefine and Data analysis with R, for a total of 12 hours across two days. More information is available here. 

The UK government has promised to double funding on research and development to £18 billion, roughly 0.7% of GDP, by 2024-25. Where should it invest? And where should it invest to support software-reliant research? We want to hear your ideas! You can respond on Twitter: 

 

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Attending the Research Software Engineers conference in Birmin

Cortext, the research infrastructure for the social sciences hosted at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Science and Innovation in Society ( LISIS) in Paris, France, is hiring a data scientist and two web developers to advance a third phase of the platform, which this year completes a decade of service to many scientific communities.

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The N8 CIR, in collaboration with Anna Krystalli, a Research Software Engineer at the University of Sheffield and 2019 Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, is organising a series of ReproHacks,  one-day reproduci

The Carpentries is seeking its next Executive Director to "spearhead the organisation’s vision of becoming the leading inclusive community teaching data and coding skills".

Tracy Teal, the former Executive Director, left the organisation on 31 December, 2019. Senior Director of Equity and Assessment Kari L. Jordan will serve as Acting Executive Director for The Carpentries until the next Executive Director is hired.

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project is looking for a talented software quality team leader who is interested in working on a ground breaking international project.

 We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year in 2020
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Training courses run by The Carpentries have to meet extremely high stan

Programme submissions are currently being requested for CarpentryCon 2020, which will be held in Wisconsin from 29 June to 1 July. Talented (and otherwise!) designers are also encouraged to submit their design ideas for the conference t-shirt.
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