Lunch & Learn

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2022 Lunch & Learn Calendar 

Date Topic Presenter More info.
22 Feb If you like it, put it in a R Package! Fonti Kar Workshop video, resources and materials
21 Mar Katana: Tips and Tricks for Researchers

David McFarlane 

7 July From PC to Cloud or High Performance Computing Israel Casas Recording and slides


The Lunch & Learn series is designed to provide an overview of new and interesting topics related to research. Come meet other researchers from across UNSW in an informal atmosphere to collaborate, learn and upskill in everything research related!

2021 ResTech Lunch & Learn talks

Find here all available information from the ResTech Lunch & Learn sessions that ran in 2021


2021 Lunch & Learn Talks Presenter More info.
Data Analysis for non STEM researchers Lachlan Simpson Link to video
UNSW Data Archive in AWS Jake Surman Link to video
Software Modules on Katana, Gadi and the Storm servers Duncan Smith Link to video part 1, part 2
Compiling and installing software on HPC John Zaitseff Link to video, Slide pack (pdf)
Tour of Gadi NCI NCI Website
Hassle-free data visualisation in Python and R using ready-made code Abdullah Shaikh Link to video
HPC Tips and Tricks from a Researcher's Perspective Jack Yang Link to video
How to share your files on Katana and Gadi John Zaitseff Link to video
Video Transcription Tools - Tips & Tricks plus Q&A Jake Surman Link to video
Keeping track of your research computing jobs Keiran Rowell Link to video
Sysadmin thinking for researchers Craig Martin Link to video


2020 Lunch & Learn talks


2020 Lunch & Learn Talks Presenter More info.
Python Tips & Tricks Lachlan Simpson Presentation notes
GitHub Duncan Smith Slide pack (pdf)
LabArchives David Jung Slide pack (pdf)
Fourier Transform  Simon Yin Link to video
REDCap  David Jung Link to video
ERICA overview and demo  Jake Surman Slide pack (pdf) - Link to video
Pawsey Nimbus Cloud  Simon Yin Link to video
Machine Learning with MATLAB  Bradley Horton (MathWorks) Slide pack (pdf) - Link to video
Language Analysis and Trouble Shooting - A Python Quickstarter Lachlan Simpson Presentation notes - Link to video
Snakemake - a Python-based workflow management tool Andreas Wilm (Microsoft) Slide pack (ppt) - Link to video
Video and Audio Transcription Tools Jake Surman Slide pack (pdf) - Link to video
Using GitHub and Singularity to run a bioinformatics workshop using Katana Xiaotao Jiang Link to video
IQMOL - an easy way for students to run and process quantum chemistry calculations using Katana Junming Ho Link to video
Parallel Computing with MATLAB Bradley Horton (MathWorks) Slide pack (pdf)