San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
21 October 2014
|Time:||9:30 am - 5:00 pm|
University of Sydney
BYO laptop, loaded with MS Excel. Access also to Wifi required (please pre-install EDURoam)
|Cost:||Fully subsidised (free) to Researchers and PhD students at Intersect's member Universities|
This workshop runs over one day and comprises of a series of hands-on exercises and slide-based background material.
Attendees will leave with two key skills – how to handle their research data within Excel, and how to use advanced features of Excel to answer research questions pertaining to their data.
For more information about the Intersect L&D Program, please refer to http://www.intersect.org.au/training
'Excel for Researchers' is a hands-on course - you will get to put the tools into practice on the day. We request that you bring a laptop with you, one which you are familiar with and can do “admin” tasks such as connect to wifi. Often using your personal laptop is useful, so long as it has Microsoft Excel already installed.
The laptop you bring should be EDUROAM enabled - please see this page for instructions: http://www.eduroam.edu.au/tools-and-resources.html#The_University_of_Sydney.
Please try connecting before the day (you will need your university login credentials).
When & Where
Intersect Australia Ltd is the eResearch services organisation in NSW. Intersect is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, established by its founding members to provide eResearch services and solutions. Intersect’s establishment was funded through a $2.8M grant from the NSW Government (see media release) via the Office for Scientific and Medical Research.
Intersect services the research sector in NSW, including universities and relevant public and private sector agencies, by developing a concentration of eResearch expertise in the State. Intersect works with the existing technical capabilities of its members and partners to identify, develop and deliver world-class ICT enabled platforms to drive the next generation of research and innovation.
Developing such a coordinated approach to eResearch capacity building is critical to maintaining and enhancing NSW’s status as Australia’s leading research state and positioning NSW to compete favourably in the increasingly globalised and on-line world of research.
Intersect works closely with the Australian National Data Service (ANDS), Australian Research and Education Network (AREN) and AeRO, Australian eResearch Organisations. Intersect is a member of the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and the Australian Access Federation (AAF).