The CODATA-RDA Schools of Research Data Science (SoRDS) began its first US-based event with an introduction and welcoming session on 7 September, 2022. This hybrid version of the SoRDS event will be delivered virtually between now and 3 November with in-person sessions on 12 and 13 October. The event is hosted by the South Big Data Hub in collaboration with the AIM-AHEAD Southeast Hub at Morehouse School of Medicine, and Microsoft. The curriculum focuses on researcher Data Science Training through a mix of virtual and in-person instruction. This will be the first CODATA-RDA School run in the United States and will include teams from universities with the AIM-AHEAD Southeast Hub. The SMART-DART: Health Equity Cohort will focus on growing the competence of Health Equity researchers in accessing, analyzing, visualizing, and publishing data. 39 participants from minority serving institutions (MSIs) have been choosen to attend. This activity will cover topics on principles and practice of Open Science, research data management and curation, use of a range of research compute infrastructures, large scale analysis, statistics, visualization and modeling techniques, automation and scripting.
More details are available at: https://southbigdatahub.
Curriculum materials are openly available at: https://github.com/CODATA-