The next round of carpentry instructor training is for people who are already using tools such as R, Python, Shell, Git, Matlab. It will run from 21 to 23 February in Kleinmond, South Africa.
For more than 50 years, HPC has supported tremendous advances in all areas of science but research centres based in sparsely-populated regions are extremely disadvantaged.
Cape Town’s planetarium has been revamped by Iziko Museums to create a facility that brings data to life through immersive visualisations. The new planetarium – the result of a partnership that includes UCT – could be a model for others around the world.
The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) is organising a conference "SKA-Driven Big Data Challenge in Africa: Science, Innovation and Opportunity” to be held from 28 to 31 May 2018.