We teach foundational coding and data science skills to researchers worldwide.

What we do

The Carpentries teaches foundational coding, and data science skills to researchers worldwide. Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry workshops are based on our lessons. Workshop hosts, Instructors, and learners must be prepared to follow our Code of Conduct.

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Who we are

Our diverse, global community includes Instructors, helpers, Trainers, Maintainers, Mentors, community champions, member organisations, supporters, workshop organisers, staff and a whole lot more.

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See all the ways you can engage with The Carpentries. Get information about upcoming events such as workshops, meetups, and discussions from our community calendar, or from our twice-monthly newsletter, Carpentry Clippings. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Slack.

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Upcoming Carpentries Workshops

DC logo us Data Carpentry for Ecology @ UW-Madison
Instructors: Trisha Adamus, Srikanth Aravamuthan, Michael Liou, Clare Michaud
Helpers: Trisha Adamus, Tobin Magle, Lauren Michael, Michael Liou, Clare Michaud
Sep 11 - Oct 9, 2019
SWC logo us Software Carpentry @ UW-Madison
Instructors: Tobin Magle, Lauren Michael, Sarah Stevens, Matt Stone
Helpers: Trisha Adamus, David Hoese, Tobin Magle, Stephen Meyer, Lauren Michael, Baptiste Mouginot, Matt Stone
Sep 11 - Oct 9, 2019
LC logo us Washington University
Instructors: Anna Oates, Denice Adkins
Sep 12 - Oct 12, 2019
LC logo de TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences
Instructors: Till Sauerwein, Konrad Förstner
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2019
SWC logo us Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Instructors: Ana Beatriz (Bia) Villas Boas, Guilherme Castelão
Helpers: André Palóczy
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2019
SWC logo us George Washington University
Instructors: Daniel Kerchner, Laura Wrubel
Helpers: Jason Hurlburt, Marco Suarez
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2019
LC logo us Library of Congress
Instructors: Jesse Johnston, Laura Wrubel, Christopher Erdmann
Helpers: Mark Cooper, Mike Davidson
Sep 24 - Sep 25, 2019
DC logo us Data Carpentry Workshop with R at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Instructors: Jen Hammock, Luis Villanueva, Mirian Tieko Nunes Tsuchiya
Helpers: Valentine Herrmann
Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2019
SWC logo nl September 2019 SWC workshop @TU/Eindhoven
Instructors: Nicolas Dintzner, Renato Alves
Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2019
DC logo nz University of Otago
Instructors: Murray Cadzow, Matt Bixley, Ngonidzashe Faya
Helpers: Alana Alexander
Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2019
SWC logo us Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
Instructors: Eve Bohnett, Nicholas Potter
Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2019
SWC logo us University of California, San Francisco
Instructors: Geoffrey Boushey, David Brown
Sep 27 - Sep 28, 2019
SWC logo sa KAUST Visualization Core Lab
Instructors: David Pugh
Sep 29 - Sep 29, 2019
SWC logo au The University of Queensland
Instructors: Stéphane Guillou, Roy Costilla
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2019
SWC logo us The University of Washington
Instructors: Kairsten Fay, Meredith Rawls
Helpers: Anthony Valente, Meredith Rawls, Jaime Schatz
Oct 1 - Oct 4, 2019
SWC logo au University of Southern Queensland
Instructors: Francis Gacenga, Richard Young
Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2019
SWC logo ca University of Toronto
Instructors: Frances Wong, Amin Banihashemi, Ashwin Srinath, Elliott Sales de Andrade
Oct 3 - Oct 4, 2019
SWC logo us Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Instructors: Cheyenne Payne, Kristin Lee
Oct 3 - Oct 4, 2019
DC logo nz National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease
Instructors: Ben Waite, Joep de Ligt
Helpers: Richard Dean
Oct 4 - Oct 8, 2019
SWC logo us University of Missouri, Columbia
Instructors: Jon Wheeler, Brett Lord-Castillo
Oct 7 - Oct 8, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Kim Keogh, Brett Parker
Oct 8 - Oct 10, 2019
SWC logo nl October 2019 SWC workshop @TU Delft
Instructors: Kees den Heijer, Heather Andrews
Helpers: Esther Plomp, Nicolas Dintzner, Sobhan Omranian Khorasani, Santosh Ilamparuthi, Susan Branchett
Oct 8 - Oct 9, 2019
SWC logo us Carnegie Mellon Software Carpentry Workshop: Intro to Python/Git/Unix for Research
Instructors: Nihan Pol, Paul Bloom
Oct 9 - Oct 10, 2019
DC logo nz University of Canterbury, Christchurch
Instructors: Ngonidzashe Faya, Murray Cadzow, Arindam Basu, Dinindu Senanayake
Helpers: Anton Angelo, John McCallum
Oct 10 - Oct 11, 2019
DC logo us Washington State University
Instructors: Michael Meyer, Sarah Murphy, Nicholas Potter, Alex Kappes
Oct 10 - Oct 11, 2019
SWC logo us Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Instructors: Ye Li, Julie Goldman
Helpers: Ece Turnator
Oct 11 - Oct 12, 2019
SWC logo sa KAUST Visualization Core Lab
Instructors: David Pugh
Oct 13 - Oct 13, 2019
SWC logo se Karolinska Institutet
Instructors: Thor Wikfeldt, Martin Moche
Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2019
SWC logo us University of Michigan
Instructors: Joshua Stough, Rucheng Diao, Morgan Oneka
Helpers: Sarah Tomkovich
Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2019
LC logo us Library Carpentry at UW-Madison
Instructors: Trisha Adamus, Clare Michaud, Heather Shimon, Sarah Stevens
Helpers: Cid Freitag
Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2019
SWC logo ca Brock Digital Scholarship Lab
Instructors: James Desjardins, Tim Ribaric, Daniel Brett
Oct 15 - Oct 16, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Oct 16 - Oct 17, 2019
SWC logo de Computing Skills For Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry - EMBL, Heidelberg
Instructors: Malvika Sharan, Toby Hodges, Thomas Schwarzl, Mike Smith, Holger Dinkel, Frank Thommen
Helpers: Thea Van Rossum, Georg Zeller
Oct 16 - Oct 18, 2019
DC logo us Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago
Instructors: Angela Li, Colin Quirk
Oct 17 - Oct 18, 2019
SWC logo us University of Arkansas
Instructors: Stephanie Pierce, Michael Gibbs
Helpers: James McCartney, Joe Paparo, Lora Lennertz, Nick Salonen
Oct 18 - Oct 19, 2019
SWC logo sg The Bioinformatics Institute, A*STAR
Instructors: Ashar Malik
Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2019
LC logo us Brown University Library
Instructors: Joshua Dull, Ashley Champagne
Oct 21 - Oct 22, 2019
SWC logo dk Aarhus University
Instructors: Luke Johnston, Kristian Tylén
Helpers: oana vuculescu
Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2019
SWC logo ca Université de Montréal
Instructors: Daniel Stubbs, Nikolai Sergueev
Helpers: Pier-Luc St-Onge, Bart Oldeman
Oct 24 - Oct 25, 2019
DC logo us Rutgers University - Camden
Instructors: Heather Ciallella, Liam Sharp, Sunil Shende
Oct 25 - Oct 26, 2019
DC logo us Harvard University
Instructors: Sawyer Newman, Kristin Lee, Kyle Monahan
Helpers: Julie Goldman
Oct 28 - Oct 29, 2019
SWC logo sa KAUST Visualization Lab
Instructors: David Pugh
Nov 3 - Nov 3, 2019
SWC logo sa KAUST Visualization Lab
Instructors: David Pugh
Nov 4 - Nov 4, 2019
LC logo de Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig
Instructors: Martin Czygan, Ronny Gey
Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2019
DC logo au Central Clinical School, Monash University
Instructors: Nick Wong
Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2019
DC logo de SUB Göttingen
Instructors: Birgit Schmidt, Claudia Engelhardt, Timo Gnadt, Najko Jahn, Daniel Bangert, Péter Király
Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2019
LC logo de Library Carpentry, Frankfurt a.M.
Instructors: Evamaria Krause, Christian Krippes, Till Sauerwein
Nov 18 - Nov 19, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Nov 20 - Nov 22, 2019
DC logo nl KNVM Division Microbial Typing
Instructors: Anita Schürch, Sergio Arredondo Alonso
Nov 25 - Nov 26, 2019
SWC logo es Centro de Física Teórica y Matemáticas
Instructors: Inigo Aldazabal Mensa, Andrés Díaz-Gil, Alfonso Nunez, Bryan Zaldivar
Helpers: Marcos Ramírez, Emilio Ambite, Eduardo de Cordoba
Nov 27 - Nov 29, 2019
DC logo au AMOS 2020
Instructors: Damien Irving, Holger Wolff
Feb 9 - Feb 9, 2020
DC logo ca Brock Digital Scholarship Lab
Instructors: Daniel Brett, James Desjardins, Tim Ribaric
Feb 19 - Feb 20, 2020

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