UCT eResearch Africa Conference 2017

eResearch Africa brings together practitioners and researchers for a stimulating week to share ideas and exemplars on new information centric research capabilities. eResearch is focused on how information and communications technologies help researchers to collect, manage, share, process, analyse, store, find, and re-use information. The conference will be held from 2 May 2017 to 5 Read more about UCT eResearch Africa Conference 2017[…]

Deadline 25 April 2017 – CODATA Training Workshop and Summer School

CODATA is running an International Training Workshop Open Data for Better Science. The workshop will take place in at the Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing from 16-29 July 2017. The workshop is targeted at early career researchers as well as from research leaders and managers of research institutes from countries with Read more about Deadline 25 April 2017 – CODATA Training Workshop and Summer School[…]

Data Carpentry Instructor Workshop at the UCT eResearch Conference 2017

The second South African in-person Carpentry instructor training will take place from 30 April to 2 May in Cape Town and will co-incide with the eResearch Africa Conference. The workshop will be lead by Dr. Kari L. Jordan, Deputy Director of Assessment (Data Carpentry) and Anelda van der Walt, eResearch Consultant (NWU/Talarify). The course is Read more about Data Carpentry Instructor Workshop at the UCT eResearch Conference 2017[…]

Dr Anwar Vahed meets with ‘Inventor of the Internet’

Dr Anwar Vahed and Dr Louis Coetzee (Research group leader of Internet of things) both had the rare priviledge to participate in a workshop where Dr Robert Kahn – The inventor of the Internet was the key presenter. Dr Kahn developed the internet protocols. His wife, Patric Lyons, also was a great contributor in the Read more about Dr Anwar Vahed meets with ‘Inventor of the Internet’[…]

DIRISA Session at CHPC Conference 2016

DIRISA held a successfull fullday session at the CHPC Conference in East London, December 2016. The following speakers were invited to present (their presentations can be found on the resources page of DIRISA): – Jason Van Rooyen. University of Cape Town (UCT). Research Data Growing Pains. – Kay Raseroka. University of Botswana. Towards a National Read more about DIRISA Session at CHPC Conference 2016[…]

DIRISA Co-hosts Data Carpentry Workshop

DIRISA alongside TENET, Talarify and the North West University have successfully co hosted a Data Carpentry Workshop at the University of Venda from 31 October 2016 to 2 November 2016. The purpose of the workshop was to provide researchers and postgraduate students with tools to be able to perform research data analysis more effectively. The Read more about DIRISA Co-hosts Data Carpentry Workshop[…]

DIRISA Deploys Research Data Management Planning Tool

In supporting researchers managing their research data, the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) has released an operational version of a research Data Management Planning (DMP) tool – DMP Online. It is becoming standard practice for research funders to require a research data management plan (DMP) as part of the research proposal. A Read more about DIRISA Deploys Research Data Management Planning Tool[…]