Introduction to Version Control (Git/GitHub) with Joseph Wilson and Helen Richardson
We are very excited to announce that the NHS-R Community will be hosting its annual conference, including pre-conference online talks, online workshops and the main conference, during October 2023.
The online conference workshop will be hosted via Zoom and take place on the following date:
Building upon the success of the 2022 Introduction to Version Control (Git/GitHub) workshop, this day-long course returns to equip participants with essential skills in version control using Git and GitHub. This workshop emphasizes a more agnostic approach, accommodating both R and Python users, with the course curriculum focusing on interacting with Git through the command line. However, some supplementary materials and support will be available for those interacting with Git through RStudio and VSCode.
Key topics covered in this workshop include:
The primary learning objectives of this workshop are for participants to learn all the basics to start utilizing version control in their projects. Participants will be able to complete practical exercises to practice merging changes from branches together and managing cases when conflicting changes arise.
By registering for this event, you will qualify for the following:
A Zoom link will be provided to you to attend the conference workshop virtually. Please note that if subtitles are used, they are likely to be generated by Zoom thus, may encounter some issues converting technical language and acronyms to text.
If you require any additional information or have any accessibility requests, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Team via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Conference Related Activities
Please note that the conference will also include the following separate activities:
Senior Data Scientist with NHS England
Joined NHS England (formally Digital) in 2021 as a Graduate Trainee after completing a Masters in Data Science. Initially I worked on NHS Spine before joining the Data Science Team with the BI Visualisation squad. In October 2022, I stayed in the Data Science Team joining the RAP Squad, where we work with teams within the NHS to learn and utilise RAP techniques and best practices (RAP Community of Practice: https://nhsdigital.github.io/rap-community-of-practice/). In September 2023, I completed the Graduate Scheme and was promoted to a fully-fledged Senior Data Scientist, where I continue to write, talk, and code Reproducible Analytical Pipelines.
Senior Information Analyst with NHS England
Joined NHS England (formally Digital) in 2019. I have worked on implementing RAP principles with NHS Digital's statistical publication teams on building robust, transparent and automated analytical pipelines (RAP publications: https://nhsdigital.github.io/data-analytics-services/). Currently, I'm working on CVD Prevent tool, a pipeline (https://github.com/NHSDigital/cvd-prevent-tool) used to link and curate CVD PREVENT audit data to HES and death registration data.