Free Virtual Residency Workshop on Research Computing
By Daphne McCanse, Technology Communications and Marketing Consultant
Do you want to learn how to better help researchers at your institution use research technologies? Would you like to make professional connections and meet others working in the field of research computing facilitation?
The Virtual Residency Summer Introductory Workshop on Research Computing Facilitation is designed to sharpen your skills and connect you with colleagues. Registration is now open for the free workshop that will take place on Zoom June 26 – 30.
There are no prerequisites for the program and participation in a past workshop is not required. You do not need to be a member of any particular group to participate.
A Broad and Deep Reach
The Virtual Residency program is hosted by the University of Oklahoma Supercomputing Center for Education and Research (OSCER) with support from the National Science Foundation. To date, the program has served more than 1,300 people from more than 440 institutions representing all 50 states and four U.S. territories. Additionally, it has served 16 other countries on six continents, including 67 minority-serving institutions, 123 non-PhD-granting institutions, (including 4 community colleges and 3 high schools), and 118 institutions in all 28 Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) jurisdictions.
Virtual Residency Program Agenda
A tentative topic list for 2023 includes:
- Effective Communication: How to Talk to Researchers About Their Research
- Cyberinfrastructure User Support
- The Cyberinfrastructure Landscape: Systems, Service Providers, and Technologies
- How to Do an Intake Interview
- Components and Design of a High-Performance Computing Cluster, including a Research Networking Overview
- Many other topics!
If you have questions about the program, please contact Henry Neeman by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.