[NOBUGS] Mantid Training Courses in February at ISIS

nick.draper at stfc.ac.uk nick.draper at stfc.ac.uk
Thu Jan 22 15:28:57 GMT 2015

Mantid Training Courses Feb 2015

Following the success of our previous sessions of these training courses we would like to offer them again in February 2015. These courses are open to both facility staff and any interested people from other institutions.

The following courses will be based at ISIS, RAL and are:

Monday 16th February 1-5pm: Mantid Introduction

An introduction to the Mantid interface, how to graph and visualize your data, manipulate it with the built in algorithms, together with an introduction to curve fitting and live data analysis.

Tuesday 17th February 9-12am: Introduction to Python

This half day course will introduce you to the Python scripting language, no previous experience required, although some understanding of loops and conditional if statements will be expected.

Tuesday 17th February 1-5pm: Python in Mantid

This course concentrates on using Python to build analysis scripts within Mantid as well as controlling the Mantid GUI from python, and accessing the underlying data within Mantid workspaces.

Wednesday 18th February 9-5pm: Extending Mantid using Python

For the more adventurous among you this course will introduce you to the many ways you can use Python to extend the capabilities within Mantid adding Python Algorithms and curve fitting functions, as well as diving deeper into the structure of workspaces.
After the feedback from the previous run this course has been extended to a full day course, together with adding more material.

Booking a place

If you are interested in any other these courses please send an email to nick.draper at stfc.ac.uk<mailto://nick.draper@stfc.ac.uk> letting me know which ones you wish to attend. For the courses we will supply PCs, so there is no need to bring a laptop unless you really want to. Spaces are limited to 13 people per course so please book early to avoid disappointment. If a course is over booked we will try to arrange another session in the future, so if you cannot make that specific date let me know and I'll let you know about any subsequent courses.

I'll send out calendar appointments to you once your place on the course is booked.

For visitors from UK academic institutions:

Are sometimes able to offer assistance with travel and lodging costs while attending the courses. Let me know when you are booking the courses and I'll get back to you with details. If we are able to help, then you travel and hotel must be booked through the ISIS user office.

For visitors from elsewhere:

While we can offer this course for free, we cannot unfortunately offer any help with travel or subsistence costs. However please let me know that you will be visiting when you reply so that I can arrange site access.

Nick Draper

Mantid Project Manager<http://www.mantidproject.org/>
Tel: +44 (0)1235 567212
Skype: nicholas_draper
RAL, R3, G16

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