Foundational Open Science Skills Online

CyVerse Learning

September 15 - November 18, 2021 

Weekly classes are held live online; choose either cohort:

Wednesdays     11:00AM – 1:00PM US Pacific Time (2:00PM – 4:00PM US Eastern Time)


Thursdays          9:00AM – 11:00AM US Pacific Time (12:00PM – 2:00PM US Eastern Time)

What You'll Learn

Through meaningful interactions with colleagues and trainers, and mentoring to help you level up your skills to meet the data science revolution, FOSS builds your research toolbox, your community, and your confidence that your data-driven research rests upon a solid open science foundation. 

  • Organize your lab, communications, and research with productivity software
  • Scale-out your computation from laptop to cloud and HPC systems
  • Manage the data lifecycle for open science and reproducibility
  • Connect with colleagues across institutional boundaries and research domains
  • Engage with the community of Open Science practitioners

What's covered

  • Tools for managing the data lifecycle using FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data principles
  • What is and how to use container technology to streamline your work and make it more reproducible
  • How to scale out your computation from laptop to cloud to HPC
  • Development best practices, including continuous integration 
  • Interactive collaboration tools such as GitHub/GitHub Pages for research and teaching
  • Best practices for writing successful, competitive research proposals
  • Experience using HPC, distributed computing, cloud computing systems 

Who should attend

Geared toward faculty, postdocs, and advanced graduate students of all skill levels, FOSS offers hands-on learning to build a solid Open Science foundation for your research and educational projects in a collaborative, supportive atmosphere with peers and project mentors.

Set yourself apart with new technical and virtual collaboration skills that funders, research and educational institutions, and even students now demand. 


11 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 to 11:20 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021