Programme for the Research Software Camp: Beyond the spreadsheet

This programme includes the schedule for live sessions, blog posts, guides, and other planned content. All of the sessions, content and resources run and published as part of the Research Software Camp: Beyond the spreadsheet are free to access. We reserve the right to modify the programme below according to new circumstances. 

We will add links to the items below as and when they become available.

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Before the Camp

26 October 10:00 AM Excel meets Lambda – Andy Gordon, Jack Williams, and Matt McCutchen
27 October 10:00 AM In Defence of the Spreadsheet: Data and historical research – Lucy Huggins
28 October 10:00 AM Welcome to the Research Software Camp: Beyond the Spreadsheet video – Selina Aragon, Research Software Camp Chair.

Week 1 (1-5 November)

1 November 8:00 AM RS Camp kick-off [news]
1 November 10:00 AM 5 myths when learning to code – Steve Crouch [guide]
1 November 2:00 PM Using Python to double check your work – Peter Inglesby [blog post]
2 November 10:00 AM

Rightfield: Stealthy semantic annotation with spreadsheets – Stuart Owen and Katie Woltenscroft

2 November 2:30 PM

Don't be afraid! Anyone can learn to code – Emma Karoune [blog post]

3 November 10:00 AM OpenRefine workshop – Lucia Michielin
3 November 2:30 PM

Reading Human Biomechanics Data into R – Rebecca Hamilton [blog post]

4 November 12:00 PM Google Sheets workshop
4 November 2:30 PM Top tips to start coding in academia – Sam Mangham [guide]
5 November 9:00 AM Signpost to resources - Jacalyn Laird [blog post]
5 November 10:00 AM Filament workshop
5 November 2:00 PM Panel discussion: Do we have the right tools for research?


Week 2

8 November 10:00 AM Learning to code: my experience as a Psychology graduate - Amirah Khan [blog post]
8 November 2:00 PM The spreadsheet memes we can all relate to – Rachael Ainsworth [blog post]
9 November 10:00 AM

Below-the-line conversations: A computer-facilitated case study of Guardian reader comments - Yenn Lee [blog post]

9 November 1:00 PM Coding confessions at SeptembeRSE [blog post] 
9 November 2:00 PM From spreadsheets to R workshop
10 November 10:00 AM

The art of coding without coding with MATLAB Live tasks - Mike Croucher [blog post]

11 November 11:00 AM Training resources for researchers that want to learn to code - Will Hulme, Aleksandra Nenadic, and Selina Aragon [blog post]
12 November 9:00 AM Learning to code at the Research Software Camp: Beyond the spreadsheet [podcast episode].
    Highlights of the Camp [blog post]

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