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2021: CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science

This years event is hosted virtually by the ICTP and supported by the FAIRsFAIR Project.

The deadline for applications is 27 July 2021:

Applications are open for this year’s Summer School, providing Early Career Researchers (at MSc-level to 3 years post PhD) and Data Professionals (registering via ITU Academy) with the necessary set of foundational Data Science skills to enable them to analyse their data in an efficient and effective manner for the 21st century.

The material covered is fundamental to all areas of Data Science and is therefore open to researchers from all disciplines dealing with significant amounts of data.  The focus is to provide a practical introduction to the topics with extensive labs and seminars.

The School will be run on an online basis and participants will be given a week to complete each topic.  Participants will need to allow at least 7 to 8 hours to work through the content of the topic.  The content also provides practical exercises and at least one live question and answer session where facilitators will address any issues the participants may have.  Content will be provided as video lectures as well as presentation slides.

Topics: Open Science and Responsible Conduct of Research; Introduction to Unix Shell; Programming for Analysis; Git; Research Data Management; Author Carpentry; Data Visualisation; Information Security; Machine Learning; Computational Infrastructures.

Participation for selected candidates is free.  The Data School is open for all Early Career Researchers (ECRs).  Thanks to support from FAIRsFAIR and our hosts at ICTP, applications from ECRs from European and from Low and Middle Income Countries are particularly encouraged.

Application and further information – Deadline 27 July 2021.