Open Source Software

A Case For Data Dashboards: First Steps with R Shiny

Dashboards for data visualisation, such as R Shiny and Tableau, allow an interactive exploration of data by means of drop-down lists and checkboxes, with no coding for the user. The apps can be useful for both the data analyst and the public.

An open source pharma roadmap

In an Essay, Matthew Todd and colleagues discuss an open source approach to drug development. This Essay outlines how open source methods of working could be applied to the discovery and development of new medicines. There are many potential …

Data Is Present: Open Workshops and Hackathons

Original data has become more accessible thanks to cultural and technological advances. On the internet, we can find innumerable data sets from sources such as scientific journals and repositories, local and national governments, and non-governmental …

lab.js Online research made easy

lab.js is a free, open, online study builder for the behavioral and cognitive sciences. (it works great in the lab, too)

Software Carpentry

Since 1998, Software Carpentry has been teaching researchers the computing skills they need to get more done in less time and with less pain. Our volunteer instructors have run hundreds of events for more than 34,000 researchers since 2012. All of …