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Software Carpentry Workshop – R

January 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - January 16, 2020 @ 4:30 pm


This is a two day workshop. 

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.

Workshop Website: https://ucla-data-archive.github.io/2020-01-15-ucla/ (for more information on the workshop)

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: 5628 Math/Sciences Building. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

When: Jan 15-16, 2020 at 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, daily. Add to your Google Calendar.

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 (listed here).

Code of Conduct: Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct. This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.

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.

Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.

Contact: Please email crwells@ucla.edu or datascience@ucla.edu for more information.


January 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am
January 16, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
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