Welcome to Digital Research Skills Australasia (DReSA)

Browsing, discovering and organising digital research events and training resources, collected from Australasian providers.

Latest Content in DReSA

Australian BioCommons 2021 Showcase

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Australian BioCommons projects draw key players together to deliver complex enhancements and new solutions for the digital life sciences. Join us to discover the breadth of our activities, review the impact we’re having and connect over a collaborative vision for the future of Australian...
Macquarie University Research Data Management (RDM) Online Module

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An introductory course to Research Data Management. This course has four main sections followed by a review of your knowledge: 1. Crawl - What is Research Data and why care for it? The Research Data Life-cycle. Data Management Planning (~30 mins) 2. Walk - Data types, storage and...
Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing

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This workshop is designed to be instructor led and consists of two parts. Part 1 consists of a lecture-demo about text processing and a hands-on session for attendees to learn how to clean a dataset. Part 2 consists of a lecture introducing Recurrent Neural Networks and a hands-on session for...
Getting Started with Deep Learning

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This lecture provides a high level overview of how you could get started with developing deep learning applications. It introduces deep learning in a nutshell and then provides advice relating to the concepts and skill sets you would need to know and have in order to build a deep learning...
Visualisation and Storytelling

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This workshop explores how data visualisation techniques could be utilised to better understand data and to communicate research efforts and outcomes. The workshop covers a broad range of techniques from simple and static 2D graphics to advanced 3D visualisations in order to provide a broad...
Semi-Supervised Deep Learning

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Modern deep neural networks require large amounts of labelled data to train. Obtaining the required labelled data is often an expensive and time consuming process. Semi-supervised deep learning involves the use of various creative techniques to train deep neural networks on partially labelled...
Introduction to Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre

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Hear from Pawsey’s supercomputing, cloud and visualisation specialists as they introduce the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre. Learn about the varied scientific research being done on Pawsey’s systems, and hear from the scientists who conduct that research. Finally, we’ll introduce you...
Introduction to AMD GPUs Conduct #2

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This is a 2-day, hands-on, online event: 9-10 November 2021, from 9.30am-12.30pm AWST. Join AMD Specialists to learn about AMD Instinct GPUs and ROCm toolchain, including HIP basics. The training focuses on both HPC and AI ML using containers from both AMD’s Github ROCM source repository and...
Introduction to AMD GPUs Conduct #1

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This is a 2-day, hands-on, online event: 26-27 October 2021, from 9.30am-12.30pm AWST. Join AMD Specialists to learn about AMD Instinct GPUs and ROCm toolchain, including HIP basics. The training focuses on both HPC and AI ML using containers from both AMD’s Github ROCM source repository and...
Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis Using Galaxy

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This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of single cell RNAseq analysis, using the Galaxy platform. Starting from a table of gene counts we will evaluate, filter, annotate and visualise the data. We will also cover clustering, cell type identification and differential expression. Galaxy...