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.
gb King's College London (online)
Instructors: Rocio Martinez Nunez, Alessandra Vigilante
Oct 5 - Oct 19, 2020
us The Jackson Laboratory (online)
Instructors: David Yakobovitch, Saranya Canchi, Aditya Bandla, Sichong Peng
Oct 13 - Oct 22, 2020
no Nord University
Instructors: Endre Sebestyén, Luca Di Stasio
Oct 14 - Oct 16, 2020
nl Netherlands eScience Center (online)
Instructors: Dafne van Kuppevelt, Carlos Utrilla Guerrero
Helpers: Mateusz Kuzak
Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2020
us American University (online)
Instructors: Lachlan Deer, Annajiat Alim Rasel, Elnaz Amanzadeh Jajin
Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2020
gb EPCC, The University of Edinburgh (online)
Instructors: Juan Herrera
Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2020
no Nord University
Instructors: Endre Sebestyén, Luca Di Stasio
Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2020
us American University (online)
Instructors: Lachlan Deer, Mike Trizna, Deborah (Debby) Kermer, Annajiat Alim Rasel
Oct 27 - Oct 28, 2020
us Stillman College
Instructors: Phillip Doehle, Muhammad Zohaib Anwar, Shaohe Wang
Oct 27 - Nov 5, 2020
za NWU, South Africa
Instructors: Martin Dreyer, Sebastian Mosidi
Nov 2 - Nov 6, 2020
us The Jackson Laboratory (online)
Instructors: Brook Moyers, Saranya Canchi, Alana Schick, Chandra Sarkar
Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2020
mx BetterLab
Instructors: Nelly Sélem, José Manuel Villalobos Escobedo, Abraham Avelar
Dec 14 - Dec 15, 2020
mx BetterLab
Instructors: Nelly Sélem, José Manuel Villalobos Escobedo, Abraham Avelar
Jan 29 - Jan 29, 2021

** 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.