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RITS training courses

These courses are part of our regular training provision for UCL researchers. The training materials for all of these courses are available online.

Introduction to the Unix Shell

An introduction to command line interaction with the Unix shell.

Course website: Course outline and training materials
Eligibility: UCL staff and research students
Format: Half-day classroom based course
Date of next instance: TBC
Registration: Register via the Single Training Booking System

Introduction to high performance and high throughput computing

A practical introduction to cluster computing using Legion.

Course website: Course outline and training materials
Eligibility: UCL staff and research students
Format: 2-day classroom based course
Date of next instance: 7th-8th November 2017
Registration: Register via the Single Training Booking System

Software carpentry workshop

A hands-on two-day event that covers the core skills needed to be productive in a small research team.

Course website:
Course outline and setup instructions
Eligibility: UCL and non-UCL staff and research students
Format: 2-day classroom based course
Upcoming courses: 14th - 15th December 2017
Registration:

Research Students can register through the Doctoral Skills Development Programme

UCL Staff can register through the Research Staff Development Programme


An introduction to research programming using Python

This course will introduce fundamental programming concepts and is aimed at researchers who want to use Python to manipulate and analyse data.

Course website: Course outline and training materials
Eligibility: UCL staff and research students
Format: Five half-day classroom sessions
Date of next instance: Starts 16th of November 2017
Registration: Register via the Single Training Booking System