External events and training

A range of training programs and workshops designed to upskill researchers are offered through a number of organisiations outside La Trobe. The following is a list of workshops offered through national research infrastructure capabilities.

Digital Research Skills Australasia

DReSA makes it easier for learners, trainers, and training providers to find digital research skills-focused educational events and resources by aggregating information in one place, focusing on Australasian events.

Visit the DReSA website

Regular sessions run

1 hour per session

CloudStor Clinics

AARNet is introducing fortnightly CloudStor Clinics to empower researchers and CloudStor users, catering for absolute beginners through to advanced users from all areas of research.

Participants can drop in any time to discuss problems they are trying to solve or issues they would like to address relating to CloudStor. AARNet staff from the eResearch, CloudStor and Service Desk teams will be available to share knowledge and help users make the most of the CloudStor service.

Register now for  upcoming CloudStor Clinics

Cost: FREE!


1 hour per session

National Computational Infrastructure: Introduction to Gadi (HPC)

Gadi is Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, a highly parallel cluster comprising more than 150,000 processor cores on ten different types of compute nodes. Gadi accommodates a wide range of tasks, from running climate models to genome sequencing, from designing molecules to astrophysical modelling.

Introduction to Gadi - Part 1 is designed for new users, or users that want a refresher on the basics of Gadi. Part 2 naturally follows on from Part 1, and is designed for beginners or users looking for a refresher on Gadi basics.

Upcoming Course Dates and Times

Cost: FREE!


1 hour per session

Australian BioCommons Webinar Series

Examples of previous webinar topics:

  • Making sense of phosphoproteomics data with Phosphomatics.
  • Detection of and phasing of hybrid accessions in a target capture dataset.
  • Getting started with command line bioinformatics.

Upcoming Webinar Dates and Times

Previous Webinars

Cost: FREE!