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 and 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
Event date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, September 11, 2015 - 17:00
Cambridge University
United Kingdom