Champions

Starting our #tidytuesday hacky hours

Starting our #tidytuesday hacky hours This is our first community blog post by Openscapes Champion Allison Horst! Hi everyone! I’m Allison. I teach data analysis, statistics and presentation skills to graduate students at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara. I’m also an Openscapes Champion. In Openscapes we discuss the need to create supportive spaces, like coding clubs, for useRs to practice and grow their coding skills.

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Openscapes Summit reflections 2 — Changing the way we do science

Openscapes summit reflections 2 — Changing the way we do science This article is cross-posted on medium.com In March 2019 I witnessed environmental scientists become champions for open data science when we brought the inaugural cohort of Openscapes Champions together for a summit in Santa Barbara, California. The summit was supported by Mozilla and hosted at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) with the purpose of building relationships, sharing lessons learned, and igniting collaborations.

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Openscapes Summit reflections — becoming champions

Openscapes summit reflections — becoming champions This article is cross-posted on medium.com In March 2019 I witnessed environmental scientists become champions for open data science when we brought the inaugural cohort of Openscapes Champions together for a summit in Santa Barbara, California. The summit was supported by Mozilla and hosted at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) with the purpose of building relationships, sharing lessons learned, and igniting collaborations.

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Openscapes Champions incorporate open practices in their science

Openscapes Champions incorporate open practices in their science This article was originally published on medium.com We are halfway through the Openscapes Champions program, which mentors scientists and empowers them and their labs with data science and open practices and helps grow the community of practice within the lab and beyond. This week we are meeting for a summit supported by my Mozilla Fellowship and hosted at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) to strengthen relationships, share lessons learned, problem solve, and ignite new collaborations.

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[Sea]side Chats for data workflows

[Sea]side Chats for data workflows Seaside Chats. Bluffside Chats. Fishbowl Chats. Bayside Chats. This is where we discuss data workflows in the lab. One of the long-term goals of Openscapes is to change the culture about how we work with data — and that requires normalizing even talking about data. We need to be able to have meaningful conversations about data and data workflows: the strategies, the struggles, the successes.

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Introducing the Champions Program

Introducing the Champions program This article was originally published on medium.com By engaging, empowering, and amplifying scientists with cross-cutting open data science approaches, Openscapes aims to create a more efficient and collaborative open culture in environmental science, to enable better science in less time. Openscapes centers around the Champions program, which is a mentorship program that empowers environmental scientists with open data science tools and grows the community of practice.

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