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  • Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis

    27 - 30 September 2022

    Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-r-for-reproducible-scientific-analysis-0dc8d9a3-88b8-4cb7-b834-aedff1eeddd9 This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce novice programmers to the R software environment, a powerful, popular and free statistical and graphical programming language. R is commonly used in many scientific disciplines for statistical analysis and its array of third-party packages. The emphasis of this workshop is to give attendees a strong foundation in the fundamentals of R, and to teach best practices for scientific computing: breaking down analyses into modular units, task automation, and encapsulation. 2022-09-27 09:00:00 UTC 2022-09-30 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • WORKSHOP: RNA-Seq: reads to differential genes and pathways

    27 - 28 September 2022

    WORKSHOP: RNA-Seq: reads to differential genes and pathways https://dresa.org.au/events/workshop-rna-seq-reads-to-differential-genes-and-pathways RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) is a common method used to understand the differences in gene expression and molecular pathways between two or more groups. This workshop introduces the fundamental concepts of RNA sequencing experiments and will allow you to try out the analysis using data from a study of Williams-Beuren Syndrome, a rare disease. In the first part of the workshop you will learn how to convert sequence reads into analysis ready count data. To do this we will use[ nf-core/rnaseq](https://nf-co.re/rnaseq/usage) - a portable, scalable, reproducible and publicly available workflow on[ Pawsey Nimbus Cloud](https://pawsey.org.au/systems/nimbus-cloud-service/). In the second part of the workshop you will use the count data you created to identify differential genes and pathways using R/Rstudio. By the end of the workshop, you should be able to perform your own RNA-seq analysis for differential gene expression and pathway analysis! **Lead Trainers:** Dr Nandan Deshpande, Senior Research Bioinformatician, Sydney Informatics Hub **Date/Time**: 27 & 28 September 2022, 2-5pm AEST/1:30-4:30pm ACST/12-3pm AWST **Format:** This online workshop will take place over two three-hour sessions. You must attend both sessions in order to get the most out of the workshop. Expert trainers will introduce new topics and guide you through hands-on activities to help you put your new skills into action. **Learning outcomes:** By the end of the workshop you should be able to: 1. List the steps involved in analysis of RNA-seq data 2. Describe key concepts and considerations for RNA-seq experiments 3. Describe the benefits of using nf-core workflows 4. Deploy an RNA-seq nf-core workflow on Pawsey’s Nimbus Cloud to perform: 1. Quality control 2. Alignment 3. Quantification to generate raw counts 5. Use R/RStudio on Pawsey’s Nimbus Cloud to perform 4. Quality control 5. Identify differentially expressed genes using DESeq2 6. Perform functional enrichment/pathway analysis **Who the workshop is for:** This workshop is for Australian researchers who have or will work on RNAseq data as part of their projects. You must be associated with an Australian organisation for your application to be considered. The workshop will be conducted in a Unix environment and will use R/RStudio. Basic command line knowledge is required. You must know how to navigate the directory structure and copy files between the computers. If you need a refresher on Unix/Linux try[ this online tutorial](https://linuxjourney.com/lesson/the-shell). Basic knowledge of R/RStudio is required. You must know how to set up directories, run commands, reading in and outputting files. If you need a refresher on R/RStudio try the[ Introduction to R and RStudio section](https://swcarpentry.github.io/r-novice-gapminder/01-rstudio-intro/index.html) of this online tutorial. It’s recommended that you watch the webinar[ Portable, reproducible and scalable bioinformatics workflows using Nextflow and Pawsey Nimbus Cloud](http://biocommons.org.au/events/nextflow-nimbus) in advance. You may join this webinar live on 20 September 2022. A recording will be posted on the[ Australian BioCommons YouTube Channel](https://www.youtube.com/c/AustralianBioCommonsChannel). **How to apply:** This workshop is free but participation is subject to application with selection. Applications close at **11:59pm AEST, Sunday 11 September 2022**. Applications will be reviewed by the organising committee and all applicants will be informed of the status of their application (successful, waiting list, unsuccessful). Successful applicants will be provided with a Zoom meeting link closer to the date. **[Apply here](https://biocommons-rnaseq-2022.eventbrite.com.au/)** _This workshop is presented by the[ Australian BioCommons](https://www.biocommons.org.au/), Sydney Informatics Hub and Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre with the assistance of a network of facilitators from the national[ Bioinformatics Training Cooperative](https://www.biocommons.org.au/training-cooperative)._ _This event is part of a series of[ bioinformatics training events](https://www.biocommons.org.au/events). If you'd like to hear when registrations open for other events, please[ subscribe](https://www.biocommons.org.au/subscribe) to Australian BioCommons_ 2022-09-27 14:00:00 UTC 2022-09-28 17:00:00 UTC Australian BioCommons Online, Australia Online Australia Australian Biocommons training@biocommons.org.au [] [] workshop expression_of_interest BioinformaticsRNA-seqGene ExpressionPathway analysisNextflownf-coreWorkflowsFunctional analysis
  • Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with R

    4 October 2022

    Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with R https://dresa.org.au/events/exploring-and-predicting-using-linear-regression-with-r-87acd501-16ff-453b-8258-d8be30fda01f This workshop is designed to increase participants understanding of statistical relationships between data. It introduces principles and methods of regression models using R, and how to interpret relationships between variables. The course covers basic principles of regression methods through to interpreting the output of statistical analyses, and also includes practical sessions giving hands-on experience with regression analysis in R. 2022-10-04 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-04 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Longitudinal and Mixed Model Analysis with R

    6 October 2022

    Longitudinal and Mixed Model Analysis with R https://dresa.org.au/events/longitudinal-and-mixed-model-analysis-with-r-2b3da451-2272-483f-892f-5ee4f72a32a2 This workshop will develop participants’ understanding of the principles, methods, and interpretation of statistical models for longitudinal data (i.e. repeated measures over time) using R. The course will cover the principles of Linear Mixed Models from simple models to more complex ones and includes practical sessions getting hands-on experience of longitudinal analysis in R. 2022-10-06 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-06 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Reproducible Research

    11 October 2022

    Introduction to Reproducible Research https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-reproducible-research-40989f50-1f5c-43e7-826a-8fd45e2d6daf An Introduction to Reproducible Research is a 3-hour workshop aimed at introducing researchers to concepts, tools and practices to make their research workflows, data and results reproducible. The workshop challenges participants to use available tools and existing support to increase their research impact, quality and reproducibility through traditional and non-traditional outputs. 2022-10-11 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-11 12:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop host_institution []
  • Long-Read Assembly using Galaxy

    20 October 2022

    Long-Read Assembly using Galaxy https://dresa.org.au/events/long-read-assembly-using-galaxy This tutorial explores how long and short read data can be combined to produce a high-quality ‘finished’ bacterial genome sequence. Termed ‘hybrid assembly’, we will use read data produced from two different sequencing platforms, Illumina (short read) and Oxford Nanopore Technologies (long read), to carry out de novo genome assembly. 2022-10-20 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-20 13:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with SPSS

    21 October 2022

    Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with SPSS https://dresa.org.au/events/exploring-and-predicting-using-linear-regression-with-spss-5946f0f9-6922-4c75-913f-c65ea56febca This workshop is designed to increase participants understanding of statistical relationships between data. It introduces principles and methods of regression models using SPSS, and how to interpret relationships between variables. The course covers basic principles of regression methods through to interpreting the output of statistical analyses, and also includes practical sessions giving hands-on experience with regression analysis in SPSS. 2022-10-21 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-21 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python

    24 - 27 October 2022

    Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-plotting-and-programming-with-python-1e428191-2e5f-4fee-9382-ff297c340b48 This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce the building blocks of the Python scripting environment. Participants will start by exploring the command-line interface and basic programming concepts using Unix, before moving on to learn about simple and complex data types, conditionals and looping in Python. This workshop will prepare participants to carry out batch analysis and equip them with the knowledge to start creating automated pipelines to increase data processing power and productivity. 2022-10-24 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-27 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Statistical Comparisons using R

    3 November 2022

    Statistical Comparisons using R https://dresa.org.au/events/statistical-comparisons-using-r-3f590752-7f5f-41dc-8f5b-67679f9fc3eb This practical workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate standard statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in R. Participants will learn how to compute and interpret hypothesis tests for popular statistical models such as correlation, contingency tables, chi-square test, t-test and ANOVA. 2022-11-03 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-03 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Working with Sensitive Data

    7 November 2022

    Working with Sensitive Data https://dresa.org.au/events/working-with-sensitive-data-f355528c-7120-4178-91cd-18d450aa1335 This workshop uses practical and discussion-based training to guide researchers about identifying what constitutes sensitive data, the risks of working with sensitive data, and how to appropriately manage those risks. It covers the 'Five Safes' framework and researchers' responsibilities, and introduces ways to promote data security and mitigate disclosure risks. 2022-11-07 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-07 11:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] webinar open_to_all []
  • Introduction to SPSS

    9 November 2022

    Introduction to SPSS https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-spss-cf6c58b1-3443-4482-b0e6-a142a7f38a37 This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to the widely-used SPSS statistical analysis package. Participants will learn how to import, manage and transform datasets, and how to summarise and present data. The workshop will also include a basic introduction to statistical testing using SPSS. 2022-11-09 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-09 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • RNA-Seq Analysis using Galaxy

    15 November 2022

    RNA-Seq Analysis using Galaxy https://dresa.org.au/events/rna-seq-analysis-using-galaxy This hands-on workshop introduces the concepts of RNA-Seq analysis, from data preparation through to statistical testing for differential gene expression, along with more advanced topics such as graphical summaries of data and functional analysis. The workshop will be based in Galaxy, a platform that provides a simple and user-friendly interface to bioinformatics tools. 2022-11-15 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-15 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Data Storytelling

    16 November 2022

    Data Storytelling https://dresa.org.au/events/data-storytelling-458a1a9f-b7c9-4ed0-97cc-821ecd6d55dc Research communication is much more than just writing journal papers; to maximise the impact of your work, it's vital that you make your research findings accessible and engaging to a wide audience. Data storytelling is a powerful way achieving this, by conveying your ideas in a clear and memorable way. This interactive webinar focuses on developing your data storytelling skills by introducing a range of data visualisation techniques that you can use to combine the three elements of data, visuals and narrative into a meaningful and memorable story. By using these three elements, you can weave a story about your research for an array of audiences, in a way that they will connect with and remember. 2022-11-16 13:30:00 UTC 2022-11-16 15:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] webinar open_to_all []
  • Version Control with Git

    17 November 2022

    Version Control with Git https://dresa.org.au/events/version-control-with-git-588333af-0900-4e89-83ee-f956057407ef Version control is the lab notebook of the digital world: it’s what professionals use to keep track of what they’ve done and to collaborate with other people. Every large software development project relies on it, and most programmers use it for their small jobs as well. And it isn’t just for software: books, papers, small data sets, and anything that changes over time or needs to be shared can and should be stored in a version control system. 2022-11-17 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-17 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis

    21 - 24 November 2022

    Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-r-for-reproducible-scientific-analysis-cf686717-9a12-4b7f-b5e6-7662f5b283cf This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce novice programmers to the R software environment, a powerful, popular and free statistical and graphical programming language. R is commonly used in many scientific disciplines for statistical analysis and its array of third-party packages. The emphasis of this workshop is to give attendees a strong foundation in the fundamentals of R, and to teach best practices for scientific computing: breaking down analyses into modular units, task automation, and encapsulation. 2022-11-21 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-24 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • A Guide to Reproducible Research

    23 November 2022

    A Guide to Reproducible Research https://dresa.org.au/events/a-guide-to-reproducible-research-99c4f336-8ff9-456a-9ad6-f067380ca2b2 The idea that you can duplicate an experiment and get the same conclusion is the basis for all scientific discoveries. Reproducible research is data analysis that starts with the raw data and offers a transparent workflow to arrive at the same results and conclusions. However not all studies are replicable due to lack of information on the process. Therefore reproducibility in research is extremely important. Researchers genuinely want to make their research more reproducible, but sometimes don't know where to start and often don't have the available time to investigate or establish methods on how reproducible research can speed up every day work. We aim for the philosophy 'Be better than you were yesterday'. Reproducibility is a process, and we highlight there is no expectation to go from beginner to expert in a single workshop. Instead, we offer some steps you can take towards the reproducibility path following our Steps to Reproducible Research self paced program. 2022-11-23 13:30:00 UTC 2022-11-23 15:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] webinar open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Unix

    5 - 6 December 2022

    Introduction to Unix https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-unix-079e5b5c-0387-441c-88bf-32b786a38f5b The Unix shell has been around longer than most of its users have been alive. It has survived so long because it’s a power tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes. More importantly, it helps them combine existing programs in new ways and automate repetitive tasks so they aren’t typing the same things over and over again. Use of the shell is fundamental to using a wide range of other powerful tools and computing resources (including 'high-performance computing' supercomputers). This Software Carpentry workshop will start you on a path towards using these resources effectively. 2022-12-05 09:00:00 UTC 2022-12-06 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Genome Annotation with Apollo

    7 December 2022

    Genome Annotation with Apollo https://dresa.org.au/events/genome-annotation-with-apollo-4f9e0bc2-8a93-4b79-b866-5f61fbf648ac Genome annotation is crucial to defining the function of genomic sequences. Apollo is a popular tool for facilitating real-time, collaborative, curation and genome annotation editing. In this workshop we'll show you how to use Apollo to refine genome annotations using the Australian Apollo Service. 2022-12-07 09:00:00 UTC 2022-12-07 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python

    12 - 15 December 2022

    Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-plotting-and-programming-with-python-eed49d25-f827-421b-a11a-6a14552d763c This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce the building blocks of the Python scripting environment. Participants will start by exploring the command-line interface and basic programming concepts using Unix, before moving on to learn about simple and complex data types, conditionals and looping in Python. This workshop will prepare participants to carry out batch analysis and equip them with the knowledge to start creating automated pipelines to increase data processing power and productivity. 2022-12-12 09:00:00 UTC 2022-12-15 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis

    27 - 30 September 2022

    Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-r-for-reproducible-scientific-analysis-0dc8d9a3-88b8-4cb7-b834-aedff1eeddd9 This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce novice programmers to the R software environment, a powerful, popular and free statistical and graphical programming language. R is commonly used in many scientific disciplines for statistical analysis and its array of third-party packages. The emphasis of this workshop is to give attendees a strong foundation in the fundamentals of R, and to teach best practices for scientific computing: breaking down analyses into modular units, task automation, and encapsulation. 2022-09-27 09:00:00 UTC 2022-09-30 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • WORKSHOP: RNA-Seq: reads to differential genes and pathways

    27 - 28 September 2022

    WORKSHOP: RNA-Seq: reads to differential genes and pathways https://dresa.org.au/events/workshop-rna-seq-reads-to-differential-genes-and-pathways RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) is a common method used to understand the differences in gene expression and molecular pathways between two or more groups. This workshop introduces the fundamental concepts of RNA sequencing experiments and will allow you to try out the analysis using data from a study of Williams-Beuren Syndrome, a rare disease. In the first part of the workshop you will learn how to convert sequence reads into analysis ready count data. To do this we will use[ nf-core/rnaseq](https://nf-co.re/rnaseq/usage) - a portable, scalable, reproducible and publicly available workflow on[ Pawsey Nimbus Cloud](https://pawsey.org.au/systems/nimbus-cloud-service/). In the second part of the workshop you will use the count data you created to identify differential genes and pathways using R/Rstudio. By the end of the workshop, you should be able to perform your own RNA-seq analysis for differential gene expression and pathway analysis! **Lead Trainers:** Dr Nandan Deshpande, Senior Research Bioinformatician, Sydney Informatics Hub **Date/Time**: 27 & 28 September 2022, 2-5pm AEST/1:30-4:30pm ACST/12-3pm AWST **Format:** This online workshop will take place over two three-hour sessions. You must attend both sessions in order to get the most out of the workshop. Expert trainers will introduce new topics and guide you through hands-on activities to help you put your new skills into action. **Learning outcomes:** By the end of the workshop you should be able to: 1. List the steps involved in analysis of RNA-seq data 2. Describe key concepts and considerations for RNA-seq experiments 3. Describe the benefits of using nf-core workflows 4. Deploy an RNA-seq nf-core workflow on Pawsey’s Nimbus Cloud to perform: 1. Quality control 2. Alignment 3. Quantification to generate raw counts 5. Use R/RStudio on Pawsey’s Nimbus Cloud to perform 4. Quality control 5. Identify differentially expressed genes using DESeq2 6. Perform functional enrichment/pathway analysis **Who the workshop is for:** This workshop is for Australian researchers who have or will work on RNAseq data as part of their projects. You must be associated with an Australian organisation for your application to be considered. The workshop will be conducted in a Unix environment and will use R/RStudio. Basic command line knowledge is required. You must know how to navigate the directory structure and copy files between the computers. If you need a refresher on Unix/Linux try[ this online tutorial](https://linuxjourney.com/lesson/the-shell). Basic knowledge of R/RStudio is required. You must know how to set up directories, run commands, reading in and outputting files. If you need a refresher on R/RStudio try the[ Introduction to R and RStudio section](https://swcarpentry.github.io/r-novice-gapminder/01-rstudio-intro/index.html) of this online tutorial. It’s recommended that you watch the webinar[ Portable, reproducible and scalable bioinformatics workflows using Nextflow and Pawsey Nimbus Cloud](http://biocommons.org.au/events/nextflow-nimbus) in advance. You may join this webinar live on 20 September 2022. A recording will be posted on the[ Australian BioCommons YouTube Channel](https://www.youtube.com/c/AustralianBioCommonsChannel). **How to apply:** This workshop is free but participation is subject to application with selection. Applications close at **11:59pm AEST, Sunday 11 September 2022**. Applications will be reviewed by the organising committee and all applicants will be informed of the status of their application (successful, waiting list, unsuccessful). Successful applicants will be provided with a Zoom meeting link closer to the date. **[Apply here](https://biocommons-rnaseq-2022.eventbrite.com.au/)** _This workshop is presented by the[ Australian BioCommons](https://www.biocommons.org.au/), Sydney Informatics Hub and Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre with the assistance of a network of facilitators from the national[ Bioinformatics Training Cooperative](https://www.biocommons.org.au/training-cooperative)._ _This event is part of a series of[ bioinformatics training events](https://www.biocommons.org.au/events). If you'd like to hear when registrations open for other events, please[ subscribe](https://www.biocommons.org.au/subscribe) to Australian BioCommons_ 2022-09-27 14:00:00 UTC 2022-09-28 17:00:00 UTC Australian BioCommons Online, Australia Online Australia Australian Biocommons training@biocommons.org.au [] [] workshop expression_of_interest BioinformaticsRNA-seqGene ExpressionPathway analysisNextflownf-coreWorkflowsFunctional analysis
  • Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with R

    4 October 2022

    Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with R https://dresa.org.au/events/exploring-and-predicting-using-linear-regression-with-r-87acd501-16ff-453b-8258-d8be30fda01f This workshop is designed to increase participants understanding of statistical relationships between data. It introduces principles and methods of regression models using R, and how to interpret relationships between variables. The course covers basic principles of regression methods through to interpreting the output of statistical analyses, and also includes practical sessions giving hands-on experience with regression analysis in R. 2022-10-04 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-04 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Longitudinal and Mixed Model Analysis with R

    6 October 2022

    Longitudinal and Mixed Model Analysis with R https://dresa.org.au/events/longitudinal-and-mixed-model-analysis-with-r-2b3da451-2272-483f-892f-5ee4f72a32a2 This workshop will develop participants’ understanding of the principles, methods, and interpretation of statistical models for longitudinal data (i.e. repeated measures over time) using R. The course will cover the principles of Linear Mixed Models from simple models to more complex ones and includes practical sessions getting hands-on experience of longitudinal analysis in R. 2022-10-06 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-06 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Reproducible Research

    11 October 2022

    Introduction to Reproducible Research https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-reproducible-research-40989f50-1f5c-43e7-826a-8fd45e2d6daf An Introduction to Reproducible Research is a 3-hour workshop aimed at introducing researchers to concepts, tools and practices to make their research workflows, data and results reproducible. The workshop challenges participants to use available tools and existing support to increase their research impact, quality and reproducibility through traditional and non-traditional outputs. 2022-10-11 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-11 12:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop host_institution []
  • Long-Read Assembly using Galaxy

    20 October 2022

    Long-Read Assembly using Galaxy https://dresa.org.au/events/long-read-assembly-using-galaxy This tutorial explores how long and short read data can be combined to produce a high-quality ‘finished’ bacterial genome sequence. Termed ‘hybrid assembly’, we will use read data produced from two different sequencing platforms, Illumina (short read) and Oxford Nanopore Technologies (long read), to carry out de novo genome assembly. 2022-10-20 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-20 13:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with SPSS

    21 October 2022

    Exploring and Predicting using Linear Regression with SPSS https://dresa.org.au/events/exploring-and-predicting-using-linear-regression-with-spss-5946f0f9-6922-4c75-913f-c65ea56febca This workshop is designed to increase participants understanding of statistical relationships between data. It introduces principles and methods of regression models using SPSS, and how to interpret relationships between variables. The course covers basic principles of regression methods through to interpreting the output of statistical analyses, and also includes practical sessions giving hands-on experience with regression analysis in SPSS. 2022-10-21 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-21 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python

    24 - 27 October 2022

    Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-plotting-and-programming-with-python-1e428191-2e5f-4fee-9382-ff297c340b48 This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce the building blocks of the Python scripting environment. Participants will start by exploring the command-line interface and basic programming concepts using Unix, before moving on to learn about simple and complex data types, conditionals and looping in Python. This workshop will prepare participants to carry out batch analysis and equip them with the knowledge to start creating automated pipelines to increase data processing power and productivity. 2022-10-24 09:00:00 UTC 2022-10-27 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Statistical Comparisons using R

    3 November 2022

    Statistical Comparisons using R https://dresa.org.au/events/statistical-comparisons-using-r-3f590752-7f5f-41dc-8f5b-67679f9fc3eb This practical workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate standard statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in R. Participants will learn how to compute and interpret hypothesis tests for popular statistical models such as correlation, contingency tables, chi-square test, t-test and ANOVA. 2022-11-03 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-03 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Working with Sensitive Data

    7 November 2022

    Working with Sensitive Data https://dresa.org.au/events/working-with-sensitive-data-f355528c-7120-4178-91cd-18d450aa1335 This workshop uses practical and discussion-based training to guide researchers about identifying what constitutes sensitive data, the risks of working with sensitive data, and how to appropriately manage those risks. It covers the 'Five Safes' framework and researchers' responsibilities, and introduces ways to promote data security and mitigate disclosure risks. 2022-11-07 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-07 11:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] webinar open_to_all []
  • Introduction to SPSS

    9 November 2022

    Introduction to SPSS https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-spss-cf6c58b1-3443-4482-b0e6-a142a7f38a37 This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to the widely-used SPSS statistical analysis package. Participants will learn how to import, manage and transform datasets, and how to summarise and present data. The workshop will also include a basic introduction to statistical testing using SPSS. 2022-11-09 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-09 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • RNA-Seq Analysis using Galaxy

    15 November 2022

    RNA-Seq Analysis using Galaxy https://dresa.org.au/events/rna-seq-analysis-using-galaxy This hands-on workshop introduces the concepts of RNA-Seq analysis, from data preparation through to statistical testing for differential gene expression, along with more advanced topics such as graphical summaries of data and functional analysis. The workshop will be based in Galaxy, a platform that provides a simple and user-friendly interface to bioinformatics tools. 2022-11-15 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-15 17:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Data Storytelling

    16 November 2022

    Data Storytelling https://dresa.org.au/events/data-storytelling-458a1a9f-b7c9-4ed0-97cc-821ecd6d55dc Research communication is much more than just writing journal papers; to maximise the impact of your work, it's vital that you make your research findings accessible and engaging to a wide audience. Data storytelling is a powerful way achieving this, by conveying your ideas in a clear and memorable way. This interactive webinar focuses on developing your data storytelling skills by introducing a range of data visualisation techniques that you can use to combine the three elements of data, visuals and narrative into a meaningful and memorable story. By using these three elements, you can weave a story about your research for an array of audiences, in a way that they will connect with and remember. 2022-11-16 13:30:00 UTC 2022-11-16 15:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] webinar open_to_all []
  • Version Control with Git

    17 November 2022

    Version Control with Git https://dresa.org.au/events/version-control-with-git-588333af-0900-4e89-83ee-f956057407ef Version control is the lab notebook of the digital world: it’s what professionals use to keep track of what they’ve done and to collaborate with other people. Every large software development project relies on it, and most programmers use it for their small jobs as well. And it isn’t just for software: books, papers, small data sets, and anything that changes over time or needs to be shared can and should be stored in a version control system. 2022-11-17 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-17 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis

    21 - 24 November 2022

    Introduction to Programming: R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-r-for-reproducible-scientific-analysis-cf686717-9a12-4b7f-b5e6-7662f5b283cf This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce novice programmers to the R software environment, a powerful, popular and free statistical and graphical programming language. R is commonly used in many scientific disciplines for statistical analysis and its array of third-party packages. The emphasis of this workshop is to give attendees a strong foundation in the fundamentals of R, and to teach best practices for scientific computing: breaking down analyses into modular units, task automation, and encapsulation. 2022-11-21 09:00:00 UTC 2022-11-24 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • A Guide to Reproducible Research

    23 November 2022

    A Guide to Reproducible Research https://dresa.org.au/events/a-guide-to-reproducible-research-99c4f336-8ff9-456a-9ad6-f067380ca2b2 The idea that you can duplicate an experiment and get the same conclusion is the basis for all scientific discoveries. Reproducible research is data analysis that starts with the raw data and offers a transparent workflow to arrive at the same results and conclusions. However not all studies are replicable due to lack of information on the process. Therefore reproducibility in research is extremely important. Researchers genuinely want to make their research more reproducible, but sometimes don't know where to start and often don't have the available time to investigate or establish methods on how reproducible research can speed up every day work. We aim for the philosophy 'Be better than you were yesterday'. Reproducibility is a process, and we highlight there is no expectation to go from beginner to expert in a single workshop. Instead, we offer some steps you can take towards the reproducibility path following our Steps to Reproducible Research self paced program. 2022-11-23 13:30:00 UTC 2022-11-23 15:00:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] webinar open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Unix

    5 - 6 December 2022

    Introduction to Unix https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-unix-079e5b5c-0387-441c-88bf-32b786a38f5b The Unix shell has been around longer than most of its users have been alive. It has survived so long because it’s a power tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes. More importantly, it helps them combine existing programs in new ways and automate repetitive tasks so they aren’t typing the same things over and over again. Use of the shell is fundamental to using a wide range of other powerful tools and computing resources (including 'high-performance computing' supercomputers). This Software Carpentry workshop will start you on a path towards using these resources effectively. 2022-12-05 09:00:00 UTC 2022-12-06 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Genome Annotation with Apollo

    7 December 2022

    Genome Annotation with Apollo https://dresa.org.au/events/genome-annotation-with-apollo-4f9e0bc2-8a93-4b79-b866-5f61fbf648ac Genome annotation is crucial to defining the function of genomic sequences. Apollo is a popular tool for facilitating real-time, collaborative, curation and genome annotation editing. In this workshop we'll show you how to use Apollo to refine genome annotations using the Australian Apollo Service. 2022-12-07 09:00:00 UTC 2022-12-07 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []
  • Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python

    12 - 15 December 2022

    Introduction to Programming: Plotting and Programming with Python https://dresa.org.au/events/introduction-to-programming-plotting-and-programming-with-python-eed49d25-f827-421b-a11a-6a14552d763c This Software Carpentry workshop will introduce the building blocks of the Python scripting environment. Participants will start by exploring the command-line interface and basic programming concepts using Unix, before moving on to learn about simple and complex data types, conditionals and looping in Python. This workshop will prepare participants to carry out batch analysis and equip them with the knowledge to start creating automated pipelines to increase data processing power and productivity. 2022-12-12 09:00:00 UTC 2022-12-15 12:30:00 UTC QCIF QCIF training@qcif.edu.au [] [] workshop open_to_all []

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