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Programming Skills Sessions

A series of talks and workshops on good programming practise and related topics.

These sessions are open to all members of the university and will focus on non-physics specific programming knowledge and skills.

Upcoming sessions:

How to design and engineer good code for research

Dr Christopher Woods, EPSRC fellow, University of Bristol

Session information: Wed 30 Jan 2019, 3:30 pm, Hicks building, lecture theatre 1.

For further information please contact Becky Arnold (rjarnold1@sheffield.ac.uk), PhD student in the Department of Physics & Astronomy.

These sessions are funded by a fellowship from the Software Sustainability Institute awarded to Becky Arnold.

Previous sessions:

How to structure code efficiently

David Hubber, post-doc researcher at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

Session information: Wed 02 May 2018, 3:30 pm, Hicks building, lecture theatre 6.

Software Engineering in Practice

Jos Martin, Senior Engineering Manager at MathWorks

Session information: Wed 27 Jun 2018, 3:30 pm, Hicks building, lecture theatre 7.

Don’t Panic! Demystifying Big Data, Data Science and all that.

Rob Baxter, EPCC software development group

Session information: Wed 12 Sep 2018, 3:30 pm, Hicks building, lecture theatre 7.

Slides are available from this talk

One day bash scripting workshop

Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute

Session information: Wed 07 Nov 2018, 10:00 - 17:00, Gallery room 4, University of Sheffield Students Union.

Afternoon workshop: Introduction to Open Source

Yo Yehudi, software engineer at InterMine, University of Cambridge

Session information: Wed 28 Nov 2018, 13:00 - 17:00, Gallery room 4, University of Sheffield Students Union.