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The Fall 2021 workshops on scientific computing and research data management are open to all members of the UCF research community. These workshops are being jointly presented by UCF LibrariesUCF Graduate and Research IT, and UCF Advanced Research Computing Center (ARCC). This series also includes Software and Data Carpentries workshops ( conducted by certified instructors which have been made possible through the sponsorship of Dr. Elizabeth Klonoff, Vice President for Research and Dean, College of Graduate Studies.

Audience: Open to anyone engaged in research (faculty, post-docs and students) at UCF. The workshops will be especially useful for those who are new to computational science and interested in learning about the resources available to them at UCF and beyond.

Topics: Topics span the areas of research data management, high-performance computing, and programming for scientific analysis and will feature several sessions with hands-on learning.


SEPTEMBER 9, 2021  |  1:00 PM–4:00 PM
Carpentries: Programming and Plotting with Python

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021  |  1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Advanced Unix Shell Programming

SEPTEMBER 20, 2021  |  1:00 PM–2:30 PM
High Performance Computing on Advanced Research Computing Center’s Stokes and Newton Clusters

SEPTEMBER 27, 2021  |  1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Carpentries: Version Control using Git

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021  |  4:00 PM–5:00 PM
Foundations of Data Management: Finding Data Sources Part I

OCTOBER 20, 2021  |  1:00 PM–4:00 PM
Carpentries: Data Organization in Spreadsheets for Social Scientists

OCTOBER 27, 2021  |  2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Foundations of Data Management: Finding Data Sources Part II

Registration (Free):

For the most-up-to-date schedule and registration information, please visit: Please note that due to the hands-on nature of the some of the sessions, capacity is limited.


If you have any questions, need additional information, or have suggestions for the workshop topics you would like to see in future, please email