Introduction to Programming with Python

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 09:30 to 16:30

This free live coding workshop is being offered by UNSW for researchers and research students and will assist you in writing programs that produce results, using the researcher-focused training modules from the highly regarded Software Carpentry Foundation (

In this course you will learn:

  • Programming concepts and techniques
  • Basic syntax, control structures and data types in Python
  • How to import powerful libraries that support numerical analysis (NumPy) and visualisation (Matplotlib)
  • Approaches to debugging, testing and defensive programming
  • How to blend code, output and documentation with Jupyter notebooks

The course will be delivered by Intersect and held in Wallace Wurth Computer Lab G16-G17 (map ref C27).

Click here for further information and to register for the waitlist.

Please note: Unfortunately registrations for this session are full.  If you are interested in attending the session we recommend that you click on the registration link to place your details on the waitlist. Individuals who have their details on the waitlist will be given preference to register for the next session of the same course once it is scheduled. 

Additional courses: are being offered by UNSW throughout the year and course overviews are available on the eResearch Training Resources website.

UNSW researchers are also permitted to attend Intersect-run courses at any of the Intersect member institutions or alternatively if you would like to run a dedicated course offered by Intersect for your team please contact: DVR Infrastructure at

Registration closing date

Event details

Staff & Students Only
Event open only to UNSW Staff & Students
Seat availability


Computer Lab G16-G17, Ground Floor, Wallace Wurth Building (map ref C27)

Key contact

02 9385 5600

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