R Forwards is the R Foundation's taskforce on women and other under-represented groups.  They will be running a free workshop on R package development on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at the University of York.
By Raniere Silva On 16-19 September, I taught a Software Carpentry workshop at the University of Botswana. The workshop was hosted by the Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS) Universities-Industry-Government (UIG) Co-creation Platform and had more than 30 learners
Data Science for Doctors, developed by the Software Sustainability Institute’s Fellow Steve Harris, is a programme based on The Carpentries’ Data Carpentry aimed at teaching health care professionals basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data.
By Grai Calvey, Fiona Jones and Heather Cooper Drawing on Library Carpentry lessons, pedagogy and community.
By Aleks Nenadic The Institute is running two in-person Carpentries’ instructor training sessions this autumn.
By Aleks Nenadic The Institute is running two in-person Carpentries’ instructor trainings this autumn.
By Catherine Smith, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, University of Birmingham, and Iain Emsley, University of Sussex On the final day of Carpentry Connect Manchester 2019, we co-led two workshop sessions to bring together some of the conversations already taking place about teaching technical skills relevant to Digital Humanities within the Carpentries framework.
By Malvika Sharan, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow I recently gave a lightning talk on the topic “Why being ‘less specialised’ is an important skill for the community managers”. I wanted to give a proper presentation - but to fit the “1-slide-in-2-minutes” rule, I wrote a short friendly letter to all the community managers.
By Mario Antonioletti, Daina Bouquin, Daniel S. Katz, Lucia Michielin, Colin Sauze, and Lucy Whalley. This post is part of the CW19 speed blog posts series. In this blog post, we address the idea of training in software sustainability in the form of questions and answers.
We are very pleased to announce Lex Nederbragt, Head of Education and Training for the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Oslo, as one of the keynote speakers at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019. In his talk “Learning from the Carpentries”, Lex will reflect on how involvement with The Carpentries can shape one's thinking about teaching, learning, community and science.
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