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Introduction to data handling using R tidyverse in a modern software environment, 13 -14 November 2019

The aim of the workshop is to teach researchers the fundamental skills that will help them be more productive while producing work of higher quality. During this two day workshop, students learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, how to track and share work using version control in Git, and data management and visualisation in R.

The workshop is based on Software Carpentry material, but not a full Software Carpentry course.

Please refer to the dedicated event page for more specific information on the course content and schedule.  The teaching language will be English.


The course is part of the SNIC coordinated training in HPC.  Financial support by SNIC is gratefully acknowledged.  It is open to users and prospective users from all six SNIC HPC centres and academics throughout the Nordic region. 

The workshop does not require any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop. It aimed towards novice users.


Participants do not require previous knowledge in any of the tools presented during the workshop. It is aimed at novice users.

For the hand-on practicals participants should bring a laptop, with either of OSX, Linux or Windows as an operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.).  

Participants need to have administrative privileges on the laptop to install software. The laptop should be able to access the internet via eduroam (needs to be arranged in your home institution prior to the event).

Further details on the specifics of the laptop set-up are available on the event page.

The lecturers

Hadrien Gourle (Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet),  Joachim Hein (LUNARC. Lund),  Dmytro Perepolkin (CEC, Lund)

Time and location

The course starts 13th November and ends on the 14th November 2018.  The course will start at 09:00 and finish at 17:00 each day. The venue will be on the LTH campus in Lund, Sweden


Registration will be accessible from the event page


Questions and queries regarding the course should be directed to LUNARC, using the support form.

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