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July 2020

Managing Sensitive Data in Humanities and Social Sciences

July 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will explore what sensitive data are, the different levels of data sensitivity, address sensitive data management, ethical handling, cybersecurity considerations, and resources for dealing with sensitive data in Atlantic Canada.

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Building an Academic Digital Presence

July 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Academia.edu, ResearchGate, Humanities Commons, ORCID: where is it worth spending your time on online platforms? This workshop will consider how to create and manage a professional online presence, with a focus on humanities and social sciences. We will talk about choosing platforms and social media based on ethics, audience, features, and, yes, the amount of work they involve.

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Support Your Research with Data Management Planning

July 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This is an applied session focused upon DMPs. Topics covered will include the importance and benefits of DMPs, how they can support your research, what makes a ‘good’ DMP, as well as an in-depth look at their content. Both a hands-on demonstration of the freely available Portage Data Management Planning (DMP) Assistant as well as important updates regarding this platform will be offered.

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Introduction to Collecting Social Media and Web Data for Humanities and Social Sciences Researchers

July 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop will introduce you to the basic techniques for collecting information from social media sites and the web in general. We will cover Twitter, Facebook, and general web pages.

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August 2020

Cloud Applications in Humanities and Social Sciences

August 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this session, we will give an overview of what a cloud is generally, as well as the Compute Canada cloud specifically. To demonstrate what may be accomplished with a cloud, different cloud usage cases for the humanities and social sciences will be presented followed by a discussion of two common methods for website generation.

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Roundtable on Digital Humanities and Social Sciences Training Initiatives in Atlantic Canada

August 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This capstone session in the series will involve a discussion and Q&A around digital research support and training initiatives humanities and social sciences researchers would like to see going forward, including specific discussions around a possible DHSI-Atlantic initiative for summer 2021.

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Solving Big Problems Fast with Parallel Computing

August 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Parallel computing is the business of breaking a large problem into tens, hundreds, or even thousands of smaller problems which can then be solved at the same time, possibly on more than one computer. If your computer is bursting at the seams to run your analyses, if you wonder “Is there a way to get these results faster?”, or if you have thought “we could do this better with more computing power”, this session will be of interest to you.

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Visualisation avec ParaView

August 26, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30 pm, repeating until August 27, 2020

Cet évenement serai en français ParaView est un logiciel de…

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Visualisation avec ParaView

August 27, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30 pm, repeating until August 27, 2020

Cet évenement serai en français ParaView est un logiciel de…

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September 2020

Options for Solving Jobs with Many Tasks

September 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will compare the available tools for solving jobs that consist of many tasks including: Job Arrays, GNU Parallel and GLOST.

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ACENET Basics: Introduction to HPC With ACENET and Compute Canada

September 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

What is high performance computing (HPC) and what can it…

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ACENET Basics: Introduction to Linux

September 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Linux is the terminal interface used to enable you to…

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ACENET Basics: Introduction to Shell Scripting

September 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Participants will learn how to use shell scripting to exercise…

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ACENET Basics: Job Scheduling with Slurm

September 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This session teaches participants how to use Compute Canada’s queuing…

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ACENET: Programming Workshop: Unix Shell, Version Control and Python

September 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Using software-carpentry.org materials this workshop introduces the fundamentals of the…

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Calcul Québec: Premiers pas sur les serveurs de calcul (en français)

September 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cette formation vous permettra de comprendre le fonctionnement d’un superordinateur en plus de vous fournir les outils nécessaires pour lancer correctement et efficacement vos premiers calculs.

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ACENET: Programming Workshop: Unix Shell, Version Control and Python

September 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Using software-carpentry.org materials this workshop introduces the fundamentals of the…

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ACENET: Programming Workshop: Unix Shell, Version Control and Python

September 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until September 30, 2020

Using software-carpentry.org materials this workshop introduces the fundamentals of the…

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