CODATA-RDA Schools of Research Data Science

Building core data science skills and introducing open tools and resources for researchers.


Who are we?

About us

Group of dedicated Open Science and Open Data enthusiasts.

Our vision

Grow a network of host institutions, instructors, assistants and helpers.

Our Philosophy

Increasing research capacity, as it relates to data in Low and Middle Income Countries.

What areas do we cover on the curriculum?

  • Principles and practices of Open Science
  • FAIR data and using data ethically
  • An introduction to research data management and the research data lifecycle
  • How to prepare a data management plan
  • Introduction to persistent identifiers and licensing
  • A grounding in how to compile bibliographies
  • How to find data more efficiently
  • How to publish data Software and data carpentry
  • How to use Github
  • Introduction to theory and practice of visualization
  • Introduction to machine learning
  • Grounding in use of computational research infrastructures

Happy students!

Previous School's Testimonies

Kalonji A Tshisekedi

Thank you to all the organizers, lecturers and helpers @DataSciSchools. This has been a life changing experience. I cannot wait to share the knowledge with other emerging young scientists. Let’s do this!

Kalonji A Tshisekedi (Student)

Humberto Castellon

Among the many things that #dataSanJose19 left me is inspiration to learn/practice more and not stopping until you achieve your goals.

Humberto Castellon (Adjunct Professor of Computer Science)

Ola Karrar

It has been the most exiting two weeks in my life. Many people to thanks, but first of all I would like to thanks my family in CODATA-RDA summer schools to offer me such opportunity.

Ola Karrar (Student)


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