Software Carpentry's Course: Scientific Computing for Researchers

Kate Stuart
June 19, 2015

Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. 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.

When: August 20-21, 2015, 9am-4:30pm

Where: Featheringill Hall, 400 24th Avenue South, 134 Auditorium, Nashville, TN 37212. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a few specific software packages installed (listed below). They are also required to abide by Software Carpentry's Code of Conduct.

Contact: Please mail chris.fonnesbeck@vanderbilt.edu for more information.

 

For more information, including the tickets, syllabus, setup, and schedule, please visit: 
http://vu-bc.github.io/2015-08-20-vanderbilt/