Being an ally is a learned skill that everyone can practise by self-education and structured training. An Ally Skills Workshop allows its participants to understand various concepts, explore social scenarios and practise simple everyday techniques they can use to make their workplace and communities more inclusive.
The N8 Centre of Excellence for Computationally Intensive Research are investigating ways of meeting the growing demand for courses that teach computational and data skills to researchers.
The Bayes Centre (University of Edinburgh), with support from the Scottish Funding Council, is offering a programme of free online courses that aim to give the workforce the tools to upskill and reskill in the field of digital data.
By Software Sustainability Institute Fellow Matt Williams, University of Bristol. Last Friday we ran the first online-version of our successful software engineering, data analysis and machine learning workshops. Previously, our workshops were three-hour in-person events. Attendees would work at their own speed through self-guided web-based material.
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.
Two free Archer courses have been announced, running at EPCC in Edinburgh in early January 2020:
By Bérénice Batut, Malvika Sharan, Emmy Tsang, and Yo Yehudi
BioExcel’s webinar series will continue on 21 November with a presentation by Steve Crouch.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) have agreed to provide $2.65 million (£2.07 million) in funding over three years to The Carpentries project.
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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.