Invitation to a series of free webinars on "Incentives for sharing research data"
Although many researchers are already sharing their raw data and data sets, there are researchers who still question why they should share their data, and what benefits are in it for them.
software carpentry
Software Carpentry Workshop
This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.
Knowledge exchange symposium
This joint symposium, held on 11 July 2017, was run by UCT eResearch, in partnership with DataFirst and UK Data Service to discuss the requirements for scaling up data infrastructure for data‑intensive research
eResearch Africa 2017
Launch of data visualisation wall at UCT will support researcher engagement
“Visual technology is transforming the way research is conducted by magnifying data that was previously invisible, and enabling researchers to interrogate these extremely big datasets in real-time,”
UCT eResearch as a broker
UCT eResearch works as a broker: connecting researchers to the right ICT solutions. Our goal is to build partnerships to connect research


Friday, 20 October 2017
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Visit and workshops: Dr. Teng-Leong Chew, Director: HHMI Advanced Imaging Centre

Dr. Teng-Leong Chew, Director of the Advanced Imaging Center (AIC) at the Janelia Farm Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), will be visiting the IDM/UCT during the week 13th-17th March.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 15:45
RDM Workshop: Defining support roles and responsibilities at UCT

The Research Office recently hosted a workshop to define the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders engaged in the support of research data management at UCT. 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 08:15
Sign-up now: Understanding Complex Social Survey Data

This course is aimed at postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.), researchers, and officials in state agencies wanting to analyse social surveys using Stata.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 11:15
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Learn about using big data in the social sciences: sign up for first intensive summer school

We are delighted to announce our first intensive summer school in the area of big data in the social sciences. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 14:00