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2-Day Free Software Carpentry “R” Workshop at Medical Campus 11/15-16

November 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am - November 16, 2023 @ 4:30 pm

Scientific Computing / Software Carpentry R Free 2-day Course

Software Carpentry helps researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on “R” workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. You don’t need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

Wednesday + Thursday 11/15-16/2023 | 9:00-4:30 Course Hours Both Days

Register Now (free) | Syllabus

parking entrance for 1120 NW 14th St, Miami, FL 33136LOCATION
Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Don Soffer Clinical Research Center (formerly Clinical Research Building or “CRB”)
1120 NW 14th Street, Rooms 710 R&Q
Miami, FL 33136

You may park in the building’s parking garage. Parking spaces are available throughout the garage at a rate of $1.00 per hour, with a max charge of $8.00/per day. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

Participants must bring 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 syllabus).


Cameron Riopelle, VizUM 2018 Competition Judge Tim Norris, speaker, Meet A Data Scientist Lecture Series, University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing Thilani Samarakoon
Cameron Riopelle
Director of Research Data
& Open Scholarship
University of Miami Libraries
Timothy Norris
Data Scientist
University of Miami Libraries and
Frost Institute for Data Science and
Computing (IDSC)
Thilani Samarakoon
Biomedical Data Librarian
University of Miami Libraries
Sreeharsha Venkatapuram Michele Mayne
Sreeharsha Venkatapuram
Senior Software Engineer
Frost Institute for Data Science and
Computing (IDSC)
Michele Mayne
2nd Year PhD Sociology Major
Medical Sociology and
Community Health & Well-Being


We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. For workshops at a physical location, the workshop organizers have checked that:

  • The room is wheelchair / scooter accessible.
  • Accessible restrooms are available.

Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.



Ken Goodman

As a part of this 2-day workshop, Dr. Ken Goodman will join us to present “Special Program in Ethics for Scientific Writing and Coding” on 11/16 at 12:30 PM.

Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, FACMI, FACE
Director, IDSC Data Ethics + Society
Director, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
Director, UM Ethics Programs



November 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am
November 16, 2023 @ 4:30 pm
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Frost Institute for Data Science and Computing
Miami CTSI


Don Soffer Clinical Research Center
1120 NW 14th St
Miami, FL 33136 United States
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