SAGE Ocean is seeking a fellow to join its team for a six-week part-time placement. In this role, you will support the team in developing a prototype for cleaning and preparing large scale political corpora for text mining, and understanding the challenges facing political scientists who want to do text mining.
The Royal Society has issued an urgent call for modellers: "Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic".
This call to action is addressed to the scientific modelling community, in the UK and internationally, allowing those with modelling skills (including data science) to contribute to current UK efforts in modelling the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to express interest is 5pm BST on Thursday 2 April 2020 - tomorrow.
More details, and to signup: https://…
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.
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The Software Sustainability Institute is thrilled to announce that Microsoft will be a Gold sponsor of the Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20). The workshop will take place from Tuesday, 31 March to Thursday, 2 April 2020 in the Peter Froggatt Centre at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland. You can see the full CW20 programme in the agenda.
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:
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.