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Research Data Management: Workshop (For GSLS PhD students)

PREVENT RESEARCH DISASTERS THROUGH GOOD DATA MANAGEMENT

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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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Research Data Management: Workshop (For GSLS PhD students)

PREVENT RESEARCH DISASTERS THROUGH GOOD DATA MANAGEMENT

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TechLink Seminar: UIS storage services: Insight into how the UIS storage services for research data were implemented and introduction to institutional storage service project

Wojciech Turek, head of the Research Computing Platforms team and service owner for storage services will provide an overview of the recently released UIS storage services for research data and how they can benefit researchers and help to improve way researchers store and process data. Wojciech will also provide insight into the development of the forthcoming institutional storage service and Storage Self-Service portal.

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Text and Data Mining Symposium

The nature of research is changing. What is the potential of text & data mining (TDM)to impact on this? How are researchers today using TDM to cope with the ever-increasing amount of information available? Are funder and publisher policies adapting to reflect both the legal right UK researcher have to mine published literature and the new possibilities TDM now present? These are some of the questions we will be asking in this day of talks, workshops and discussions.

 

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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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    The reliability of Wikipedia... and what you can do to help

    An event by the Betty & Gordon Moore Library
    Is Wikipedia a reliable source of information? What can you do to help make it better?
    In this session we will have a talk and Q&A session to discuss these questions and more. We will explore the history of Wikipedia, what happens behind the scenes to make it all work, how information is fact-checked and kept trustworthy, as well as the role of the extensive Wikipedia editorial community. There will also be a free sandwich lunch.

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