The Data Science Initiative offers programming support and a wide array of workshops for UCSF researchers and staff with an emphasis on analytics, data management, and visualization. Round out your programming knowledge by attending one of our free workshops on Python, R, SQL, and Unix, scheduling a one-on-one consultation with a programming expert, or discover helpful resources below to help get you started.
Meet our data science experts
Getting started for new programmers
Looking for an introduction to fundamental data science tools? Check out these helpful workshops, recommended readings, and programming tutorials.
Find out what’s happening with programming and data science
Attend an upcoming programming workshop and stay up to date with the latest DSI news. Topics include basic programming and setup, code transfers, scripting, open source applications, and more. See the course catalog for a list of core DSI workshops and materials.
You have questions? We have answers.
Contact a data science expert or search the Help Center for answers to frequently asked data science questions.