Coding Skills for Scientific Research

PT Student AssociationComputing and/or programming skills are becoming increasingly sought after by industry as well as the ability to manage and work with large data sets. However, as a graduate student conducting scientific research, these skills can not only open doors for careers outside of academia, but also supplement your current research projects through learning how to streamline data/statistical analysis pipelines into reproducible code. This will not only save time in the long-run, but you will be able to contribute to the growing demand for science that is open and reproducible.

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UofT Scientific Coders

UofT Scientific Coders is a group of graduate students who hold weekly meetings aimed at raising awareness and building skills around programming related to science research through workshops and tutorials. Share your coding skills and favourite tools with your friends, fellow students and colleagues in friendly, no-pressure work-alongs.

What We Do

Skill Sharing

Share your coding skills and favourite tools with your friends and colleagues in friendly, no-pressure work-alongs. Here is a list of lessons that have been led by graduate students such as yourselves. If you have an idea for a lesson that you’d like to see (or teach!), let us know here or email us at utorontostudygroup@gmail.com!

Co-Working

Get together to work on your coding projects, help each other out and share your work. Even if you’re just starting out, or curious how computational skills can help you in your research, this is the perfect place to have the discussions to find out more.

Community Building

Meet new people in your field, organization or community - and find out what we can do when we work together.

Resources

UofT Scientific Coders Website
Software Carpentry Lessons on Lab Skills for Scientific Computing

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