In collaboration with Software Sustainability Institute, ARCHER are running a Data Carpentry two-day workshop on November 2nd & 3rd, 2016. ARCHER, the UK's national supercomputing service, offers training in software development and high-performance computing to scientists and researchers across the UK.
Who: The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers.
Where: James Clerk Maxwell Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FD. Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating sytem (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on.
The workshop will cover Data organization in spreadsheets and OpenRefine, Introduction to R, Data analysis and visualization in R and SQL for data management. Participants should bring their laptops and plan to participate actively. By the end of the workshop learners should be able to more effectively manage and analyze data and be able to apply the tools and approaches directly to their ongoing research.
Attendees should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below). They are also required to abide by Data Carpentry's Code of Conduct.Further information and registration
To register, please visit the ARCHER training page.
For further information and requirements, please visit the workshop page.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data Carpentry workshops
Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyze, and no prior computational experience is required. This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data.