ELIXIR UK Data Carpentry Workshop

Thu 10 September 2015, 09:30 to Fri 11 September 2015, 17:30
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Designed to teach basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data, the workshop aims at life-science researchers with little or no prior knowledge of programming, scripting, or command line tools.

It is hosted by the University of Cambridge, UK

Workshop Learning objectives & programme

  • How to use spreadsheet programs (such as Excel) more effectively, and the limitations of such programs
  • Getting data out of spreadsheets and into more powerful tools (R)
  • Data management and manipulation
  • Data visualization
  • Workflows and automating repetitive tasks, in particular using the command line shell