Workshops and Webinars

Welcome to our Workshops and Webinars page, where we offer a range of educational sessions designed to enhance your skills, knowledge, and professional development. Our sessions cover a broad spectrum of topics, from cutting-edge research techniques to the latest trends in technology and beyond. Whether you’re looking to advance in your career, expand your academic knowledge, or explore new areas of interest, we have something for everyone.

Tailored Training Programs and Workshops

Quarterly Workshops Our quarterly workshops are hosted every three months, covering essential topics such as high-performance computing, data analytics, and cybersecurity. Inspired by models from Association of American Universities (AAU) institutions, these workshops are designed to cater to the diverse needs of our research community. Whether you’re a beginner looking to get started or an advanced user aiming to enhance your skills, our tailored workshops provide valuable insights and hands-on experience.

Here’s the complete table incorporating the “Past Events” section along with the “Upcoming Events” and “Future Content” sections. This will provide a holistic view of the workshops and webinars, including what has been offered previously, what is currently planned, and ideas for future content, all available via Zoom.

Upcoming Events

Event Title Date Time Location Description Registration Link
Accessing Google Colab TBD TBD Online (Zoom) An introductory workshop to familiarize researchers with Google Colab and its capabilities for using Python and GPUs for research. Sign up here
Learn about NSF ACCESS TBD TBD Online (Zoom) A webinar to educate researchers on the NSF ACCESS program and how to leverage its resources for research. Sign up here

Future Content

Event Title Platform Description
Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) Zoom Basics of HPC and its relevance to research.
Data Management and Visualization Zoom Managing and visualizing large datasets effectively.
Advanced Programming for Research Computing Zoom Advanced training in Python, R, and Julia for research.
Cloud Computing for Researchers Zoom Using cloud platforms for research, including cost management.
Cybersecurity for Researchers Zoom Essential cybersecurity practices for research data protection.
Machine Learning and AI in Research Zoom Applying ML and AI technologies in various research fields.
Grant Writing for Research Technology Zoom Writing effective grant proposals for technology projects.
Collaborative Research Tools Zoom Tools and platforms for facilitating research collaboration.
Software Carpentry Zoom Basic lab skills for scientific computing.
Ethical Considerations in Computational Research Zoom Ethical aspects and data privacy in computational research.

Past Events

Event Title Recorded On Description Access Link
UCR Research Computing Overview January 20, 2023 A comprehensive overview of UCR Research Computing Service. Watch here
Campus Information Security Team Meeting Winter 2023 February 10, 2023 Learn the fundamentals of UCR Research Security. Watch here

How to Participate

To register for our upcoming workshops or webinars, please follow the registration link provided for each event. Spaces may be limited, so early registration is encouraged. For most events, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions and access details.

Contact Us

For more information about our workshops and webinars, or if you have any questions Contact us! - UCR Research Computing Slack

We look forward to welcoming you to our sessions and joining us in the pursuit of knowledge and professional growth!