Workshops

Open Life Science are running Ally Skills training on Friday 11 June from 14:00 – 17:00 BST. In this interactive workshop, you will learn about your own privileges and how to use them to step up for others.
Registration is open for a Workshop on Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) for Research Software, running from 27 - 29 April. The workshop aims to help developers lose their reluctance to invest time creating a GUI for their research software.
The third and final Future Forum for the Secrious Project, Heriot-Watt University is open for booking.
There will be another Future Forum for the Secrious Project, Heriot-Watt University, on Saturday the 20 February 1-3pm.
Institute Fellow Dr Andrew Stewart has shared ten online workshops for those interested in learning R in the context of Open and Reproducible Research.
By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead The Carpentries has introduced a new form to either report self-organised workshops or request a centrally-organised workshop.
By Stuart Grieve, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow. In a previous post, I wrote about the process of and rationale for organising a workshop as part of a large international conference. To recap, as part of my Institute Fellowship, I, alongside colleagues ran a workshop in April at the EGU General Assembly in Vienna, the largest geoscience conference in Europe with over 16,000 attendees.
By Stuart Grieve, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow Traditionally, geomorphologists have performed analysis of topographic data in an ad-hoc manner using commercially available GIS packages such as ArcGIS. Although many of the tools within these packages are useful for academic research, they are effectively black boxes, due to the closed source nature of the software and are typically controlled through a GUI. Open source variants such as WhiteboxGAT and QGIS, which provide methodological transparency, exist but do not resolve the challenges in documenting and sharing scientific…
The late round of abstract submission to BOSC2019 is open now. BOSC welcomes submissions about all aspects of open source bioinformatics, open science and open data. The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference promotes and facilitates the open source development of bioinformatics tools and open science. BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB/ECCB in Basel. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, May 15, at 23:59 UTC-12.
By Malvika Sharan, Community Outreach Coordinator at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Heidelberg We are excited about meeting you at the first European CarpentryConnect taking place in Manchester from 25 to 27 June 2019. CarpentryConnect events are regional conferences, organised to strengthen local communities by creating opportunities to exchange knowledge and build computational skills.
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