Research

Research IT Reading Group: Data Science Education Infrastructure in the U.S. and Canada

November 29, 2018, 12:00pm
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed or conference papers, slide presentations, project or technology web sites, etc.
Registration is not required.

Research IT Reading Group: UC Data Network: A Systemwide Solution for Free Research Data Management

November 15, 2018, 12:00pm
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed or conference papers, slide presentations, project or technology web sites, etc.
Registration is not required.

Research IT Reading Group: Trends and topics in Research IT consulting at Berkeley

December 13, 2018, 12:00pm
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed or conference papers, slide presentations, project or technology web sites, etc.
Registration is not required.

Preparing Students for Academic and Professional Success: Research Dialogue with Valeria Cotronei-Baird, Visiting Scholar from University of Melbourne

November 14, 2018, 10:30am
How do we balance a desire to create learning experiences rooted in discovery and critical inquiry with demands for higher education to prepare graduates for the workforce? How does the undergraduate curriculum incorporate skills and competencies that help students succeed in professional careers after graduation? In what ways do you help students develop employability skills into your courses?
Registration is unavailable.

JupyterHub Education Forum

November 14, 2018, 3:00pm

NOTE LOCATION: Berkeley Institute for Data Sciences (190 Doe Library)

Join instructors from across UC Berkeley as we discuss how Jupyter and JupyterHub are transforming the educational experience for students, key challenges that remain for instructors, and the future of a campus-wide JupyterHub ecosystem at UC Berkeley.
The forum will include sessions on:
  1. Discussions with instructors and technical leaders like Jupyter creator Fernando Perez
See event details for participation information.

Research IT Reading Group: A Modern Cyberinfrastructure: The Ladder to the Shoulders of Giants

October 18, 2018, 12:00pm
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed or conference papers, slide presentations, project or technology web sites, etc.
Registration is not required.

Intro to the Savio Cluster

September 18, 2018, 3:30pm
New and prospective users of Savio and other Berkeley Research Computing high performance computing (HPC) clusters (Cortex and Vector) are invited to attend an introductory training session on September 18, 2018. Topics will include a system overview and a review of basic cluster usage, such as logging in, accessing software, running jobs, and transferring files.
Registration is unavailable.

Parallel Computing with MATLAB and Scaling to the Savio Cluster

August 15, 2018, 9:00am
A hands-on workshop for more experienced MATLAB users seeking to reduce workflow cycle and solve computationally and data-intensive problems faster by scaling to the Savio Cluster. The agenda will include: 5-minute introduction by Berkeley Research Computing staff 20-minute overview of parallel computing with MATLAB 90-minute hands-on, self-paced workshop for building parallel MATLAB applications 30-minute Q&A session of workshop 45-minute hands-on session of submitting job to Savio Cluster Highlights: Reduce cycle time for your workflow & solve computationally and data-intensive problems faster Built-in support for parallel computing Creating parallel applications to speed up independent tasks Scaling up to computer clusters, grid environments or clouds Employing GPUs to speed up your computations Programming with tall and distributed arrays to work with large data sets
See event details for participation information.

Data Management Plans

A data management plan is a document, required by many federal and grant agencies, that describes how you will care for data over the lifecycle of your research. Consultants are available to help guide you through the plan writing process.

More info: RDM website

Consultations: Email