The Software Carpentry Foundation is an international organisation which helps scientists and engineers to get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing.
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) announced on Tuesday that it has approved a proposal by a Western Cape consortia of institutions, led by the University of Cape Town, to establish a Western Cape Data Intensive Research Facility (DIRF), as part of DST’s National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System (NICIS).
Over the next three years, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) will invest R60 million towards the establishment of a regional data centre and a national e-science teaching and training platform.
DHASA 2017 intends to bring together both National and Internationals scholars in the DH domain covering applicable topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences arenas. The topics will focus on DH within the African and Southern African contexts, as well as on topics related to methodology and computation.