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

SWC logo us Oklahoma State University
Instructors: Kevin Dyke, Peter Hoyt
Helpers: Hua Lin
Nov 1 - Nov 22, 2019
Circuits logo gb ** Aberystwyth University
Instructors: Colin Sauze
Nov 6 - Nov 13, 2019
SWC logo us University of North Texas
Instructors: Maristella Feustle, Kristy Phillips, Lauren Ko, Mark Phillips
Helpers: Sarah Fisher, Madhulika Bayyavarapu
Nov 11 - Nov 12, 2019
DC logo au Central Clinical School, Monash University
Instructors: Nick Wong
Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2019
SWC logo gb JCMB, King's Buildings (various rooms)
Instructors: Evgenij Belikov, Mike Wallis
Nov 12 - Nov 20, 2019
DC logo de SUB Göttingen
Instructors: Birgit Schmidt, Claudia Engelhardt, Timo Gnadt, Najko Jahn, Daniel Bangert, Péter Király
Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2019
Circuits logo se ** Lund University
Instructors: Joachim Hein, Hadrien Gourlé, Dmytro Perepolkin
Nov 13 - Nov 14, 2019
Circuits logo se ** Stockholms Universitet
Instructors: Glenn Haya, Joakim Philipson, Rosa Lönneborg, Thomas Lind
Nov 13 - Nov 14, 2019
SWC logo nl November 2019 SWC workshop @TU/Delft
Instructors: Susan Branchett, Nicolas Dintzner
Nov 13 - Nov 14, 2019
DC logo us UCSB Library
Instructors: Ryan Avery, Jon Jablonski
Helpers: Kristi Liu
Nov 14 - Nov 22, 2019
SWC logo us University of Illinois
Instructors: Maxim Belkin, Neal Davis, Elizabeth Wickes
Nov 14 - Nov 15, 2019
SWC logo nz University of Otago
Instructors: Hugh Cross, Ludovic Dutoit, Murray Cadzow, Amara Shaukat, Greg Gimenez
Helpers: Matt Bixley
Nov 14 - Nov 15, 2019
SWC logo us UC Merced
Instructors: Matthias Bussonnier, Sarvani Chadalapaka
Helpers: Jasper Field
Nov 14 - Nov 15, 2019
DC logo us UF Informatics Institute
Instructors: carla mavian, Taylor Paisie, Massimiliano Tagliamonte
Nov 14 - Nov 15, 2019
Circuits logo us ** Chapin Hall
Instructors: Arjun Biddanda, Angela Li
Helpers: Shelby Mahaffie
Nov 15 - Nov 15, 2019
Circuits logo gb ** University of Edinburgh
Instructors: Lucia Michielin, Justin Chun-ting Ho, Jennifer Daub
Nov 15 - May 1, 2020
LC logo de Library Carpentry, Frankfurt a.M.
Instructors: Evamaria Krause, Christian Krippes, Till Sauerwein
Nov 18 - Nov 19, 2019
Circuits logo gb ** Aberystwyth University
Instructors: Colin Sauze
Nov 19 - Nov 20, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Nov 20 - Nov 22, 2019
DC logo nz University of Otago - Wellington Campus
Instructors: Matt Bixley
Nov 20 - Nov 21, 2019
Circuits logo ar ** Leloir Institute Foundation
Instructors: Lisanna Paladin
Nov 21 - Nov 22, 2019
Circuits logo us ** George Washington University
Instructors: Laura Wrubel, Daniel Kerchner, Megan Potterbusch
Helpers: Kean McDermott
Nov 21 - Nov 22, 2019
SWC logo us Stanford University Medicine
Instructors: João Rodrigues, Jake Lever
Nov 21 - Nov 21, 2019
SWC logo de Universität Stuttgart
Instructors: Luca Di Stasio, MONAH ABOU ALEZZ
Nov 21 - Nov 22, 2019
DC logo us University of New Mexico
Instructors: Karl Benedict, Mark Servilla, Renee Brown
Helpers: Jon Wheeler
Nov 22 - Nov 23, 2019
SWC logo us Emory University
Instructors: David Nicholson, Stephanie Prince, Sena Agezo
Nov 23 - Nov 24, 2019
DC logo nl KNVM Division Microbial Typing
Instructors: Anita Schürch, Sergio Arredondo Alonso
Nov 25 - Nov 26, 2019
DC logo us University of Oklahoma
Instructors: Claire Curry, Katy Felkner
Helpers: Traci DuBose, Jim Ferguson, Mahbobeh Lesani, Amanda Schilling
Nov 25 - Nov 26, 2019
SWC logo de Albert Einstein Science Park, Potsdam, Germany
Instructors: Katrin Leinweber, Tobias Weiß, Marc Hanisch, Maximilian Dolling, Peter Evans, Bezaye Tesfaye, Stefan Lüdtke, Berry Boessenkool, Michael Dietze
Helpers: Knut Günther, Matthias Rüster, Nils Brinckmann, Norman Ziegner, Vivien Stender, Gesa Petersen, Tabea Rettelbach, Heidrun Matthes, Phillip Tiburtius
Nov 26 - Nov 27, 2019
SWC logo ch CERN
Instructors: Renato Alves, Toby Hodges
Nov 27 - Nov 29, 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 28 - Nov 29, 2019
SWC logo de ZB MED
Instructors: Silvia Di Giorgio, Sarah Peter, Konrad Förstner, Till Sauerwein
Helpers: Eva Seidlmayer, Klaus Lippert
Dec 2 - Dec 3, 2019
SWC logo nl University of Amsterdam
Instructors: Like Fokkens, Marc Galland
Dec 2 - Dec 3, 2019
SWC logo us University of Georgia
Instructors: Jason Wallace
Dec 4 - Dec 5, 2019
SWC logo au CQUniversity Australia
Instructors: Jason Bell
Dec 5 - Dec 6, 2019
SWC logo us Dartmouth College
Instructors: Christian Darabos, Stephen Gaughan, Lora Leligdon
Dec 5 - Dec 6, 2019
SWC logo de Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Instructors: Bret Alexander Beheim
Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2019
Circuits logo gb ** Library Carpentry NE England at Durham University
Instructors: Phil Reed, Nilani Ganeshwaran
Dec 11 - Dec 11, 2019
DC logo us Oklahoma State University
Instructors: Kevin Dyke, Peter Hoyt, Hua Lin
Helpers: Ki Cole, Madison Chartier
Dec 16 - Dec 17, 2019
DC logo de EMBL
Instructors: Toby Hodges, Florian Huber, Fotis Psomopoulos
Helpers: Malvika Sharan, Georg Zeller, Thea Van Rossum
Jan 28 - Jan 30, 2020
DC logo au AMOS 2020
Instructors: Damien Irving, Holger Wolff
Feb 9 - Feb 9, 2020
Circuits logo us ** The University of Arizona
Image Processing Data Carpentry Workshop

Instructors: Uwe Hilgert
Feb 15 - Feb 16, 2020
DC logo ca Brock Digital Scholarship Lab
Instructors: Daniel Brett, James Desjardins, Tim Ribaric
Feb 19 - Feb 20, 2020
** These workshops are based on curriculum from The Carpentries lesson programs but may not follow our standard workshop format.

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