What is the next step in your data learning journey?

We’re here to help! 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.

Here are four ways you can dive in. Click to learn more:

👩🏽‍🏫 1. Participate in a live webinar session

Want to participate in a data skills workshop from anywhere in the world -- including your kitchen table?

Arcus Education is leading the Lab Down? Skill Up! webinar series during the COVID-19 pandemic. These 100% remote workshops are offered daily Monday - Thursday, and we welcome all to attend for free. Topics include:

  • Introduction to R, SQL, and Python
  • Research data management
  • Data visualization
  • Statistics
  • git/GitHub
  • Creative coding

Ready to get started? Find an upcoming webinar session. No registration required.

📖 2. Browse self-guided resources and learning pathways

You may thinking: "this all sounds great, but what is the first step I should take towards my learning goal?"

We want to help support your learning journey at your own pace. In addition to our live webinar sessions, Arcus Education has collected a wide span of self-guided resources, including 80+ tutorials/articles and 30+ webinar recordings. We're assembling these resources into self-guided learning pathways that you can jump into while picking a skill level and learning modality that works for you.

Browse self-guided resources and learning pathways

💬 3. Reach out to a Data Education Navigator

Would you like assistance developing a learning plan for yourself, your team, and/or your unit?

In addition to teaching and developing learning resources, we also provide one-on-one consultations with Data Education Navigators. (Please note this service is limited by team capacity).

To reach out and schedule a consultation, please contact us via our team e-mail address (CHOP internal only): dlarcuseducation@email.chop.edu

👨🏿 4. Join our distribution list and find a user group

Want to stay up to date with all additions and changes to the webinar series? Please share you email address with us if you'd like to join our distribution list.

User groups are a unique strength of our research data ecosystem here at CHOP. Learn more and join the Python and R User Groups here!


A little 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!

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