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Scholarly Communication

 

Engaging Researchers in Good Data Management

A one-day conference sharing fresh ideas and good practices for creating and promoting effective RDM practices
St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK
 

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Python Training Sessions

Learn more about Python
If you have some basic working knowledge with the Python programming language or you are beginning to manage your data fluently in other programming languages and want to learn more about Python, some data champions will be running a one-day session on Thursday 12th October in the Downing Site
This course will cover functions and modules and requires some basic programming skills as described in the link to the training page.

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Python for Beginners

Introduction to Python
If you are interested in learning to use the Python programming language from scratch, there are sessions for beginners. Although these are currently fully-booked please sign up to the waiting list / register your interest, so we can gauge demand for future sessions, and allocate spaces if these become available

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Avoiding data disasters: Best practices in Data Management for the Biological Sciences

  • How much data would you lose if your laptop was stolen?
  • Have you ever emailed your colleague a file named 'final_final_versionEDITED'?
  • Have you ever struggled to import your spreadsheets into R?
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    Crossing Borders: an introduction to public debate on social media

    Academic research can play a vital role in shaping public debates, from correcting misinformation to uncovering alternative perspectives and challenging bias. But how can researchers make their voices heard on controversial topics when debate is sharply polarised? Sharing research on social media my reach new audiences, but how far should academics go in tailoring content to fit social media users’ expectations and attention spans?

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    Crossing Borders: an introduction to public debate on social media

    Academic research can play a vital role in shaping public debates, from correcting misinformation to uncovering alternative perspectives and challenging bias. But how can researchers make their voices heard on controversial topics when debate is sharply polarised? Sharing research on social media my reach new audiences, but how far should academics go in tailoring content to fit social media users’ expectations and attention spans?

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    Post-Publication Sharing: Publishing your Research Effectively (for PhD Students in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

    You've published your research...now what should you do with it?
    This session explores the whys and hows of sharing research - the options, the benefits and the logistics.
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    A Friendly Github Introduction Workshop

    This is a friendly introduction to Github – a free and open source platform that can help you build projects that are collaborative, well documented, and version-controlled.
    In this workshop we will introduce you to the Github ecosystem and help you get you comfortable navigating basic Github workflows. We will make sure that you leave the workshop aware of the best practices for developing projects on Github (e.g. writing a good “readme” or posting and labeling issues) and an understanding of how Github can help make your projects more readable and accessible.

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