Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.
Thursday + Friday 3/3-4/22 | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Course Hours, Both Days
Who This workshop is free and open to UM Faculty, Staff, and Students. 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.
Where This training will take place online and in-person at the University of Miami Medical Campus, Don Soffer CRC Building, 1120 NW 14th Street, 7th Floor, CTSI Research Training Center (Room), Miami FL 33136. (Map | Directions) The instructors will provide you with the information you will need to connect to this meeting.
When March 3-4, 2022 | 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Add to your Google Calendar.
- Tim Norris PhD, Data Scientist
- Gabriel Odom PhD, Assistant Professor, Chen Lab, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Thilani Samarakoon PhD, Biomedical Data Librarian
- Dana Goodrich, PhD Candidate in Human Genetics and Genomics
- Cameron Riopelle, PhD, Data Services Librarian
Requirements Participants must have access to a computer 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 here).
Accessibility We are dedicated to providing a positive and accessible learning environment for all. Please notify the instructors in advance of the workshop if you require any accommodations or if there is anything we can do to make this workshop more accessible to you.
Contact Please email Tim Norris firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Roles To learn more about the roles at the workshop (who will be doing what), refer to the Workshop FAQ.
As part of this 2-day workshop, a guest speaker will join us for a Special Program in Ethics for Scientific Writing and Coding: Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, on “Ethics and Software Standards.”
For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper “Best Practices for Scientific Computing“.
THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
THE OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST FOR RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP