Workshop & Events Schedule [Fall 2018]

All events for Fall 2018




August 28, 12-1pm ILC 112A Lunch and Learn with Code Ocean - Code Ocean is a cloud-based platform for reproducibility of research code. Lunch provided. Registration is now closed.

Every Thursday 9-11am, August 30 - December 6                                                  

Science and Eng. Library iSpace                                                                                                  

Data drop-in: Mini workshops and 1-on-1 consultations on research data management. Streamline your data workfows by getting advice on data management strategies, best practces, funder and publisher policies on data sharing, and open science. Certain weeks will have a theme with hand out material and/or a 30 min workshop (1-on-1 consultations on any topic are still welcome):

Aug 30: No theme, Sep 6: Data sharing, Sep 13: Data entry & spreadsheets, Sep 20: Protecting your data, Sep 27: Metadata, Oct 4: Workflows & Reproducibility, Oct 18: No theme, Nov 1: No theme, Nov 8: No theme, Nov 15: Data sharing & citation, Nov 29: Data management plans, Dec 6: No theme

Certain days there will be a special event instead of a drop-in. See below for days when Data Drop-in is cancelled.                                                  

September 20, 11:20-11:30am

Old Main, Silver and Sage room

Postdoc orientation

October 11, 9-10:30am

ILC 112A

Data Management in the High Performance Computing cluster - learn about managing your data on UA's HPC cluster. Co-sponsored with UITS' Research Computing. RSVP Now

See the flyer for more information

*There will be no Data Drop-in session on this day*

October 16, 4-5pm Graduate Center Making Your Data Work For You - Data management tips and tricks for graduate students at all stages of research. In collaboration with ThinkTank. The Graduate Center is at 1600 E 1st Street, Office Suite 12

October 25 9-10:30am

ILC 112A

Introduction to the Open Science Framework - learn about using the OSF for collaboration, project organization, and reproducible research. RSVP NowMore information is available here.

*There will be no Data Drop-in session on this day*

October 31, 10-11:30am

Student Union, Kiva Room

Open Access Week public lecture. Program: "Should Research Data Always be Open?: Perspectives on open access to information". More information


  • Stephanie Carroll Rainie, Co-Director of the Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research and Associate Director of the Native Nations Institute
  • Denise Moreno Ramírez, doctoral candidate in the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science
  • Cheryl Knott, Professor in the School of Information

November 1, 2-3:30pm

Bio5 103

Responsible Conduct of Research program: Data Management, Acquisition, and Ownership

November 7, 9am-12pm Student Union, San Pedro Room UA IT Summit workshop: Using the Open Science Framework for Project Management, Collaboration, and Publication. See IT Summit page for registration.
November 22 9-11am   *Data Drop-in cancelled due to Thanksgiving holiday*
November 29, 9-10am                                                                 Science and Eng. Library 308                                 

Writing Effective Data Management Plans - learn about what makes a good data management plan when writing a grant application. RSVP Now

*Data Drop-in will be 10-11am on this day*