CHPC - DARA Linux and Python Training Partnership

The CHPC will be conducting a full-week computer training to selected students of Development in Africa Radio Astronomy (DARA) project within SKA specified partner countries. In particular, Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, respectively. Students background is in natural science (e.g. Physics, Mathematics, Statistics etc). The computer syllabus covers 2 days on introduction to Linux and three days on Python scripting. It is requirement that selected DARA students must attend this computer training before they can do anything related to radio Astronomy. The training utilise the existing clusters of PCs that have been delivered by DARA and African VLBI Network, all of which have the same Linux set-up and Astronomy software on them installed by HartRAO.

All selected students by DARA from Botswana, Namibia, Maputo, Madagscar and Zambia to attend computer training from

06 May  to 10 May 2019;

at HartRAO, South Africa

Must register for the computer course before 06 May 2019.

Computer Laboratory
Farm 502 JQ Hartebeesthoek, Broedestroom Road Hartebeeshoek, 1740, South Africa