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

What we do

The Carpentries teach 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

We are a diverse, global community of volunteers. Our 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 Vanderbilt University
Instructors: Meredith Broadway
Helpers: Elisabeth Shook
Mar 15 - Apr 19, 2019
SWC logo us Yale University Library
Instructors: Catherine DeRose, Joshua Dull, Kate Nyhan
Mar 21 - Mar 22, 2019
DC logo us Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Instructors: Julia Brown, Sue McClatchy
Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2019
SWC logo us University of California, Riverside
Instructors: Noah Geraci, Katherine Koziar
Helpers: Swati Bhattacharyya
Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2019
SWC logo us UC Irvine Libraries
Instructors: Danielle Kane, Madelynn Dickerson, Mitchell Brown
Mar 26 - Mar 27, 2019
SWC logo us Purdue University
Instructors: Gladys Andino, Dan Dietz, Lev Gorenstein, Geoffrey Lentner Lentner, Amiya Maji, Xiao Zhu
Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2019
SWC logo us UC-Merced
Instructors: Kate Barron, Avishek Kumar
Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2019
SWC logo us Claremont McKenna College
Instructors: Jacob Fosso Tande, Timothy Warren
Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2019
SWC logo nl March 2019 SWC Workshop @TU Delft
Instructors: Victor Koppejan, Ruud Steltenpool
Helpers: Raúl Ortiz-Merino, Kees den Heijer
Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2019
SWC logo Heriot Watt University
Instructors: Martino Sorbaro Sindaci, Ruairidh Macleod, Mario Antonioletti
Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2019
SWC logo ca Memorial University Women in Science and Engineering Graduate Student Society (Technical Stream)
Instructors: Oihane Cereceda
Mar 30 - Mar 31, 2019
DC logo ca Memorial University Women in Science and Engineering Graduate Student Society (Analytical Stream)
Instructors: Danielle Quinn, Elnaz Bodaghkhani, Joany Mariño
Mar 30 - Mar 31, 2019
SWC logo no ELIXIR - University of Bergen
Instructors: Joaquín Morís, David Grellscheid
Apr 1 - Apr 3, 2019
SWC logo us George Washington University
Instructors: Jason Hurlburt, Daniel Kerchner, Laura Wrubel
Helpers: Marco Suarez
Apr 3 - Apr 4, 2019
DC logo za The Professional Development Hub (satRday)
Instructors: Alisa Postma, Bianca Peterson, Nikki Gentle
Apr 3 - Apr 4, 2019
SWC logo gb UCL
Instructors: Vilma Agalioti Sgompou, Thomas Dowrick, Anastasis Georgoulas, Shikta Das
Apr 8 - Apr 9, 2019
DC logo nl Utrecht University
Instructors: Anita Schürch, Sergio Arredondo Alonso
Apr 8 - Apr 8, 2019
SWC logo us Washington State University
Instructors: Michael Meyer, Sarah Murphy, Nicholas Potter, Matt Brousil
Apr 8 - Apr 9, 2019
SWC logo nz Science library - University of Otago
Instructors: Alana Alexander, Greg Gimenez, Hugh Cross, Riku Takei, Murray Cadzow
Helpers: Matt Bixley
Apr 10 - Apr 11, 2019
SWC logo UC San Diego Library
Instructors: Reid Otsuji, Stephanie Labou, Richard McCosh
Apr 10 - Apr 11, 2019
DC logo
Instructors: Sateesh Peri, Aniello Infante
Apr 11 - Apr 12, 2019
DC logo us Bern Dibner Library, New York University
Instructors: Alexandra Provo, Andrew Battista
Helpers: Rémi Rampin, Heiko Mueller
Apr 11 - Apr 12, 2019
DC logo us UF Emerging Pathogens Institute
Helpers: Geraldine Klarenberg
Apr 11 - Apr 12, 2019
DC logo us University of Chicago
Instructors: Angela Li
Apr 12 - Apr 12, 2019
SWC logo us Tufts University
Instructors: Kristin Lee, Travis Lilleberg, Kyle Monahan, Lenny Paritsky
Apr 12 - Apr 13, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Apr 15 - Apr 17, 2019
SWC logo be ELIXIR-Belgium Brussels
Instructors: Malvika Sharan, Stijn Van Hoey, Christof De Bo
Apr 16 - Jul 17, 2019
SWC logo us Stanford University Libraries
Instructors: Kim Durante, Zac Painter, Mary-Ellen Petrich
Helpers: Amy Hodge, Saulo de Oliveira, Satoshi Yokota
Apr 16 - Apr 17, 2019
SWC logo gb Swansea University
Instructors: Ed Bennett, Mark Dawson
Apr 16 - Apr 17, 2019
SWC logo au Macquarie University
Instructors: Brian Ballsun-Stanton, Wilfred Gee
Helpers: Peter Ha
Apr 17 - Apr 18, 2019
DC logo hu Semmelweis University Data Carpentry Workshop
Instructors: Dmytro Fishman, Mark Robinson
Helpers: Endre Sebestyen, Tibor Nagy, Krisztina Rigó
Apr 17 - Apr 18, 2019
DC logo us UF Tropical Research and Education Center
Instructors: Simona Picardi, Zack Brym
Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2019
SWC logo gb University Of Manchester
Instructors: Gerard Capes, Ann Gledson, Peter Crowther
May 9 - May 10, 2019
DC logo be ELIXIR-BE
Instructors: Mateusz Kuzak, Toby Hodges
Helpers: Christof De Bo
May 13 - May 14, 2019
SWC logo us University of California, San Francisco
Instructors: Karla Lindquist, Angelo Pelonero, Geoffrey Boushey
May 29 - Jun 1, 2019
DC logo us Center for Spatial Data Science, University of Chicago
Instructors: Angela Li
May 31 - May 31, 2019
SWC logo gr National Hellenic Research Foundation
Instructors: Thor Wikfeldt, Fotis Psomopoulos
Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2019
DC logo au AMOS 2019
Instructors: Damien Irving
Jun 10 - Jun 10, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Jun 11 - Jun 12, 2019
SWC logo au University of Southern Queensland
Instructors: Francis Gacenga, Richard Young
Jun 24 - Jun 25, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Aug 6 - Aug 8, 2019
SWC logo au University of Southern Queensland
Instructors: Francis Gacenga, Richard Young
Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Oct 16 - Oct 17, 2019
SWC logo au Griffith University
Instructors: Amanda Miotto
Nov 20 - Nov 22, 2019