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Many students start PhDs at Curtin without even the most basic of computing and data skills. We collaborate with Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry to both teach basic lab skills and provide high-quality, domain-specific training covering the full lifecycle of data-driven research.


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March 2021 Virtual Data Carpentry Workshop – R

We are offering free registration to a virtual Data Carpentry Workshop in R for Curtin University staff and students, held from 1:00 pm- 4:30 pm on the afternoons of Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26.

Registration is free, but if you can no longer attend please refund your ticket so we may offer the place to someone else. Please register using your Curtin University staff or student email address at Eventbrite.

The Carpentries mission is to build global capacity in essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research. This hands-on workshop will cover an introduction to data analysis and visualisation in Python. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper “Best Practices for Scientific Computing“.

Course Content: Data analysis and visualisation in R

Who: The course is aimed at postgraduate students and researchers who want to learn more about automation and reproducibility of their research. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

Where: Online

For syllabus and schedule see the event page: https://curtinic.github.io/2021-03-25-curtin-online/

Requirements: Participants must have a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed on the workshop webpage). They are also required to abide by the Carpentries Code of Conduct.

Contact: Please email CurtinIC@curtin.edu.au for more information.


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March/April 2021 Virtual Data Carpentry Workshop – Python

We are offering free registration to a virtual Data Carpentry Workshop in Python for Curtin University staff and students, held from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm on the afternoons of Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 1.

Registration is free, but if you can no longer attend please refund your ticket so we may offer the place to someone else. Please register with your Curtin University staff or student email address at Eventbrite.

The Carpentries mission is to build global capacity in essential data and computational skills for conducting efficient, open, and reproducible research. This hands-on workshop will cover an introduction to data analysis and visualisation in Python. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper “Best Practices for Scientific Computing“.

Course Content: Data analysis and visualisation in Python

Who: The course is aimed at postgraduate students and researchers who want to learn more about automation and reproducibility of their research. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

Where: Online 

For syllabus and schedule see the event page: https://curtinic.github.io/2021-03-31-curtin-online/

Requirements: Participants must have a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed on the workshop webpage). They are also required to abide by the Carpentries Code of Conduct.

Contact: Please email CurtinIC@curtin.edu.au for more information.