What is Data Carpentry?

Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. Our mission is to provide researchers high-quality, domain-specific training covering the full lifecycle of data-driven research.

Data Carpentry is now a lesson program within The Carpentries, having merged with Software Carpentry in January, 2018. Data Carpentry's focus is on the introductory computational skills needed for data management and analysis in all domains of research. Our lessons are domain-specific, and build on the existing knowledge of learners to enable them to quickly apply skills learned to their own research. Our initial target audience is learners who have little to no prior computational experience. We create a friendly environment for learning to empower researchers and enable data driven discovery.

Host a Workshop

Find out how to host a workshop at your institution or organization

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Attend a Workshop

Most workshops are coordinated by local hosts. Find out if there is a workshop in your area or how to attend one.

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Get Involved

Data Carpentry is a volunteer effort. Find out how you can be an instructor, help develop content, or support us.

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Upcoming Workshops

Click on an individual event to learn more about that event, including contact information and registration instructions.
za globe image SADiLaR
Instructors: Bianca Peterson, Mmasibidi Setaka, Elnaz Amanzadeh Jajin
Helpers: Benson Muite
Aug 17 - Aug 21, 2020
us globe image University of California, Santa Barbara (online)
Instructors: Jon Jablonski, Torin White, Robert Levenson
Helpers: Sharon Solis, Kristi Liu, Torin White, Mireia Valle
Aug 17 - Sep 1, 2020
us globe image University of California, Santa Barbara (online)
Instructors: Ian Lessing, Kristi Liu, Torin White, Sanjeev Kolli
Helpers: Sharon Solis, Jon Jablonski, Qiancheng Zhao
Aug 19 - Sep 3, 2020
ir University Of Isfahan
Instructors: Elnaz Amanzadeh Jajin
Aug 20 - Aug 21, 2020
nl globe image European Economic Association (Online)
Instructors: Miklós Koren, Arieda Muço
Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2020
za globe image SADiLaR, South Africa
Instructors: Jannetta Steyn, Benson Muite
Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2020
us Schusterman Library at OU-Tulsa
Instructors: Toni Hoberecht, Krista Kezbers (Olson)
Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2020
za globe image SADiLaR, South Africa
Instructors: Samuel Lelièvre, Paige Scudder
Helpers: Michael Landi
Sep 14 - Sep 18, 2020
nl globe image September 2020 Genomics Workshop @TUDelft (online)
Instructors: Raúl Ortiz-Merino, Santosh Ilamparuthi, Esther Plomp, Marcel van den Broek
Helpers: Mario Beck
Sep 16 - Sep 24, 2020
no globe image Nord university
Instructors: Marco Chiapello, Lars Kjær
Sep 16 - Sep 18, 2020
gb globe image Software Sustainability Institute (online)
Instructors: Mario Antonioletti, Peter Smyth
Helpers: Aleksandra Nenadic, Robert Nagy
Oct 13 - Oct 13, 2020
no globe image Nord University
Instructors: Endre Sebestyén, Luca Di Stasio
Oct 14 - Oct 16, 2020
no globe image Nord University
Instructors: Endre Sebestyén, Luca Di Stasio
Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2020

** Workshops marked with asterisks are based on curriculum from The Carpentries lesson programs but may not follow our standard workshop format.

globe image Workshops with a globe icon are being held on line. The corresponding flag notes the country where the host organisation is based.

Check out our past workshops.

Blog Posts

In addition to the posts below, find out what's happening in our community through The Carpentries blog, a great resource that collates posts from Data Carpentry, Library Carpentry, and Software Carpentry, and publishes updates of general interest to the community.