North-West University eResearch InitiativeTraining the Next Generation of Researchers and Research Support Staff


A virtual event with participation from >20 institutions in South Africa and speakers from the US, UK, and France talking about research software and data skills, and research data science training for researchers, IT staff, and librarians. An output of the workshop was a guide for runnning large virtual events in SA using Vidyo supported by TENET.


11 April 2016


North-West University, TENET, Jonah Duckles (Software Carpentry Foundation, USA), Tracy Teal (Data Carpentry, USA), James Baker (Library Carpentry, UK), Simon Hodson (CODATA, France), Hugh Shanahan (Royal Holloway, UK), Andrew Harris (University of Essex, UK) [CODATA-RDA School for Research Data Science Working Group]