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Software Carpentry

Thursday, February 21 @ 8:00 am - Friday, February 22 @ 5:00 pm


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.

For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper “Best Practices for Scientific Computing“.

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: Brock University, Plaza 600F. 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way.

When: Feb 21 – 22, 2019.

General Admission: $20.00 + $1.51 FEE

(Refreshments provided)

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. They should have a few specific software packages installed.

Only 30 spots available!

Click HERE For more information and to register for this event.


Contact: Please email tribaric@brocku.ca for more information.


Thursday, February 21 @ 8:00 am
Friday, February 22 @ 5:00 pm


Plaza 600F