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Software Carpentry Workshop in Python at Macquarie University

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Manly Room, Level 4, 17 Wally's Walk (C5C)

North Ryde, NSW 2109

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Software Carpentry Workshop with Python

10-11 May 2018, 9 am - 4:30 pm at Macquarie University

Instructors: James Tocknell, Peter Humburg, Robert Woodward, Richard Miller, Cormac Purcell

Helpers: Tim Keighley, Ruth Oliver, Gustavo Thomas, Rhiannon Rasins

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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.

WHO: 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: Manly Room, Level 4, 17 Wally's Walk (C5C), Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

WHEN: 10-11 May 2018. Add to your Google Calendar.

Schedule and Syllabus:

The workshop will run for two consecutive days from 9am-4:30pm on 10-11 May 2018. Schedule and syllabus details are avaialable on the workshop webpage [ or URL: https://mq-software-carpentry.github.io/2018-05-10-macquare-university/ ]

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. Refer to workshop webpage for details. Participants are also required to abide by Software Carpentry's Code of Conduct.

Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. The workshop organizers have checked that:

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

Registration: In order to get a seat, you have to complete a two-step process.

  1. Mandatory Survey: Complete the survey by clicking on the link. The survey opens an external link. This survey enables us to capture demographic information needed for reporting and tailoring future offerings. Any personal information provided will be kept confidential. Click here to follow this link to the survey, [or copy and paste the URL into your internet browser: https://goo.gl/CE3JrC ] THIS SURVEY IS MANDATORY AND PART OF REGISTRATION AND SHOULD BE COMPLETED WITHIN 72 HOURS OF THE EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION TO BE CONSIDERED. THIS SURVEY IS ALSO SEPARATE FROM ANY OPTIONAL PRE and POST WORKSHOP SURVEYS THAT SOFTWARE CARPENTRY REQUIRES.
  2. Ticket: Purchase the ticket using Eventbrite. This registration fee willl cover catered lunch on both days.

Steps (1) and (2) are not linked and can be completed in any order.

Contacts:

  • Technical/ Course Issues Only: Please email james.tocknell@mq.edu.au
  • Administrative Issues: Please email swc@mq.edu.au - if you have any special dietary requirements, please notify the organisers at this address.



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