Programme

All talks will be held in the TBC Lecture Theatre; Coffee will be served in the foyer outside the Large Lecture Theatre;

TimeMonday 3rd SeptemberTuesday 4th SeptemberWednesday 5th SeptemberThursday 6th SeptemberFriday 7th September
09:00Introduction and installation checking—-—-—–—–
09:30Lecture:Analysis of gravitational wave observations with Python,
Duncan Macloed
Fundamentals of programming with Python,cont
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Collaboration with Git
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Python tools for astronomy – an overview of SunPy and Astropy
Stuart Mumford, Thomas Robitaille
Tables
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
10:50CoffeeCoffeeCoffeeCoffeeCoffee
11:10 Automating tasks with the Unix shell
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Further Python
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Collaboration with Git, cont.
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Using physical units in Python
Thomas Robitaille, Stuart Mumford
Working with time series
Samuel Bennett, Alex Hamilton
12:30LunchLunchLunchLunchLunch
13:30 Version control with Git
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Writing effective tests
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Public engagement and outreach with open-source software
Sophie Murray
Images and data visualisation
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Finding and getting data
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
14:50CoffeeCoffeeCoffeeCoffeeCoffee
15:10Fundamentals of programming with Python
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Grand excercise 1: approximating pi
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
Careers in scientific computing
tbd
Images in astronomy
Stuart Mumford, Thomas Robitaille
Summary and Grand excercise 2: Working in groups on a software project
Drew Leonard, Stuart Mumford
17:00EndEndEndEndEnd

 

Social Programme:

Sunday, 2nd September: Arrivals and Ice-breaker @18:30 TBD
Wednesday, 5th September: Excursion @17:30 TBC
Thursday, 6th September: Conference Dinner @19:00 TBC