What is the next step in your data learning journey?
Arcus is an initiative of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute which links clinical and research data to accelerate science. Arcus Education provides training, guidance, and resources around all aspects of data. We strive to help you solve problems, learn skills, and find community.
Want to discover data science learning resources?
Take a look at a Quick Start Guide below!
- Get started with data science learning (if you’re not sure where to start, start here!)
- Get started with Arcus
- Get started with R
- Get started with SQL
- Get started with Python
- Get started with REDCap (including API access)
Browse our full collection of Education Modules (including videos, webinar recordings, and articles) by topic.
Want to connect with the data science learning community at CHOP?
Get connected to our rich network of user groups
Email the Arcus Data Education team to set up a consultation.
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Interested in learning R from the very beginning? This is a great place to start!
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Learn more about Arcus and Arcus Education!
Arcus offers a platform, privacy and data training, a data catalog and archive, and more. Our goal is to position scientists to be at the forefront of emerging research trends, including the incentivization of shared data and code, increased emphasis on rigor and reproducibility, and changing statistical priorities. We want to remove the barriers that keep you from doing the rapid, innovative, data-driven research that will advance your career and your science.
In Arcus Education, our ambition is nothing short of transforming the conduct of science. We believe in supporting every scientist to develop new skills in collaborative, innovative, reproducible, and computational research - we believe that every scientist is already a data scientist!
Who are we?
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