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 programming experts
Join us for an hour of coding
Have you been trying to learn programming but can’t find the time? Join us for Programming Hacky Hour and work on research problems related to code, data, or digital tools in a friendly social environment. Whether you work independently or with collaborators, this is the perfect opportunity to brush up your coding skills, exchange ideas, and learn about new tools and approaches. Beginners welcome!
Getting started for new programmers
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.