Events

Make your code pretty!

November 29, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether you are a brand-new programmer or an experienced developer, it’s important to keep your code clean, readable, and user-friendly. Come join a discussion of best practices for coding. No experience is required, but a basic knowledge of programming will be helpful. November 29, 2022 – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Biotech Commons – […]

PUG@Penn (Python Users Group)

December 1, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PUG@Penn (Python Users Group) brings together members of the Penn community interested in or already working with the popular open-source programming language Python. This drop-in, informal, collaboratively-oriented group meets once per month to experiment and explore the many uses for Python across academic disciplines and industries. All are welcome – no prior experience with Python […]

Computational Thinking & Board Games

December 1, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Principles of computer science appear in unexpected places. Even if you have never touched a programming language, chances are that you have played board games. Come see how computer science concepts show up in games like Catan, Ticket to Ride, etc. (No coding or gaming experience required!) Location: Biotech Commons – Gershwin & Bennett Family Collaborative Classroom Click […]

R Penn Group

December 8, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You know what’s better than learning how to use R? Learning how to use R with other people! Bring your research, dream up a mini project, or learn how to think critically about relevant data with your peers. The R Penn Group (RPG) presented by the Research Data & Digital Scholarship team at Penn Libraries […]

Data Ethics and Data Sharing

December 14, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This session will help the Penn research community assess the potential benefits and risks of collecting, analyzing, and sharing research data, including concerns about overburdening certain populations, potential reidentification, and possible intellectual property concerns.  It will introduce the audience to the basics of ethical data practice, then introduce some practical tools and highlight Penn resources available to help researchers make informed decisions about how, when, and […]