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Applications for CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science at San José de Costa Rica

Deadline: 1 October 2019

CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science at San José de Costa Rica

This school provides early career researchers (at MSc-level to 3 years after their PhD) from the Latin American Region with the necessary set of foundational data science skills to enable them to analyse their data in an efficient and effective manner for the 21st century.

The material covered here is fundamental to all areas of data science and hence open to researchers and professionals from all disciplines that deal with significant amounts of data. The goal is to provide a practical introduction to these topics with extensive labs and seminars.


  • Open Science
  • Introduction to Unix Shell
  • Programming for Analysis
  • Git
  • Research Data Management
  • Author Carpentry
  • Data Visualization
  • Information Security
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Infrastructures

The school has no cost, and a limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants from developing countries. Female students and scientists are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application: 1 October 2019 [application form]

Date of the school: 2-13 December 2019

Venue: San José, Costa Rica

More information:; website of the event

(Prof. Thomas Cramer por correo electrónico; nota original en el portal de CODATA)

[Boletín SIUN 456, 26/27 de septiembre de 2019]

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