Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. Our mission is to provide researchers high-quality, domain-specific training covering the full lifecycle of data-driven research. Data Carpentry is a sibling organization of Software Carpentry. Where Software Carpentry teaches best practices in software development, our focus is on the introductory computational skills needed for data management and analysis in all domains of research. Our lessons are domain specific, from life and physical sciences to social science and build on the existing knowledge of learners to enable them to quickly apply skills learned to their own research. Our initial target audience is learners who have little to no prior computational experience. We create a friendly environment for learning to empower researchers and enable data driven discovery.


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Upcoming Workshops

us Caltech Jul 20-21, 2017
gb University of Sheffield Jul 26-27, 2017
us Oklahoma State University Jul 27-28, 2017
za North-West University Aug 01-03, 2017
us Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Aug 01-02, 2017
gb University of Southampton Aug 01-02, 2017
et Ethiopian Research and Education Network Aug 14-16, 2017
us UC Merced, Yosemite Field Station Aug 17-18, 2017

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