CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School y Applied Workshops

La Oficina Regional para Latinoamérica y el Caribe del Consejo Internacional para la Ciencia convoca a: CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School and the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Applied Workshops. Fecha límite de aplicación: 25 de abril.

 

The Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) of the International Council for Science (ICSU) is pleased to circulate the call to apply in order to participate in the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School and the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Applied Workshops

Following the enormous success of the 2016 edition of the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School <http://www.codata.org/working-groups/research-data-science-summer-schools/first-codata-rda-school-of-research-data-science-ictp-trieste> the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in collaboration with CODATA, RDA and TWAS, will host two related events in July this year.

The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School will take place from 10-21 July 2017. Apply here! <http://indico.ictp.it/event/7974/> Deadline 25/04/2017

The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Applied Workshops on Extreme Sources of Data, Bioinformatics and IoT/Big-Data Analytics will take place from 24-28 July 2017. Apply here! <http://indico.ictp.it/event/8170/> Deadline 25/04/2017

Interested parties may apply for either or for both events.

Some support for travel and accommodation is available and its allocation will be determined during the selection process and is intended for participants from lower and middle income countries. Potential participants have the opportunity to indicate they need support in the application. Self-funded participants are welcome. All applications will be treated on merit.

The events are open to participants at any stage in their career, though financial support will prioritise post graduate and early career researchers.

The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School is open to participants in any research discipline.

About the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School, 10-21 July 2017
The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School provides training in the foundational skills of Research Data Science. Contemporary research – particularly when addressing the most significant, transdisciplinary research challenges – cannot be done effectively without a range of skills relating to data. This includes the principles and practice of Open Science and research data management and curation, the use of a range of data platforms and infrastructures, large scale analysis, statistics, visualisation and modelling techniques, software development and annotation and more. We define ‘Research Data Science’ as the ensemble of these skills.

Partners in the school include Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry and the Digital Curation Centre.

This course will largely repeat the format and content of last year’s very successful school. For further information about the content and last year’s event please see http://indico.ictp.it/event/7658/ ; 2016 programme http://indico.ictp.it/event/7658/other-view?view=ictptimetable ; 2016 participants and photos http://www.codata.org/working-groups/research-data-science-summer-schools/first-codata-rda-school-of-research-data-science-ictp-trieste

Apply here, deadline 25 April http://indico.ictp.it/event/7974/overview
Media contact

Oscar Reyes, Communications Officer, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), International Council for Science (ICSU): communications@icsu-latin-america-caribbean.org

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