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Félix-Antoine Fortin from Calcul Québec gives an introduction to high-performance computing with the Compute Canada network, first providing an overview of use cases for HPC and then a hand-on tutorial.  Though some examples might seem specific to the Calcul Québec, all computing clusters in the Compute Canada network share the same software modules and environments.

 

The lesson was given in the context of the BrainHack School 2020.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 02:49:34
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Shawn Brown presents an overview of CBRAIN, a web-based platform that allows neuroscientists to perform computationally intensive data analyses by connecting them to high-performance-computing facilities across Canada and around the world.

 

This talk was given in the context of a Ludmer Centre event in 2019.

 

 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 56:07
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This course will teach you AWS basics right through to advanced cloud computing concepts. There are lots of hands-on exercises using an AWS free tier account to give you practical experience with Amazon Web Services. Visual slides and animations will help you gain a deep understanding of Cloud Computing.

 

This lesson is courtesy of freeCodeCamp.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 05:27:20
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This module explores sensation in the brain: what organs are involved, sensory pathways, processing centers, and theories of integration. We cover sensory transduction, vision, audition olfaction, gustation, and somatosensation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 7:17
Speaker: : Colin Fausnaught

This module covers how the brain interacts with the world through motor movements. Motor movements underlie so much of our functioning, our speech, the opening and closing of our eyes, and the beating of our hearts. We’ll learn about areas of the brain involved in movement and some of its pathways.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 5:00
Speaker: : Harrison Canning

This module covers the structure and function of the neuron, its components and mechanisms, action potentials, and the many glial cells that support it.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 8:31
Speaker: : Colin Fausnaught

This module explains how neurons come together to create the networks that give rise to our thoughts. The totality of our neurons and their connection is called our connectome. Learn how this connectome changes as we learn, and computes information. We will also learn about physiological phenomena of the brain such as synchronicity that gives rise to brain waves.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 7:13
Speaker: : Harrison Canning

Research Resource Identifiers (RRIDs) are ID numbers assigned to help researchers cite key resources (antibodies, model organisms and software projects) in the biomedical literature to improve transparency of research methods.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:01:36
Speaker: : Maryann Martone

Tutorial on collaborating with Git and GitHub. This tutorial was part of the 2019 Neurohackademy, a 2-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 2:15:50
Speaker: : Elizabeth DuPre

Introduction to reproducible research. The lecture provides an overview of the core skills and practical solutions required to practice reproducible research. This lecture was part of the 2018 Neurohackademy, a 2-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:25:17
Speaker: : Fernando Perez

This video gives a short introduction to the EBRAINS data sharing platform, why it was developed, and how it contributes to open data sharing.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 17:32
Speaker: : Ida Aasebø

This video introduces the key principles for data organisation and explains how you could make your data FAIR for data sharing on EBRAINS.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 10:54

This video introduces the importance of writing a Data Descriptor to accompany your dataset on EBRAINS. It gives concrete examples on what information to include and highlights how this makes your data more FAIR.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 9:48
Speaker: : Ingrid Reiten

This video demonstrates how to find, access, and download data on EBRAINS.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 14:27

The FOSTER portal has produced a number of guides to help implement Open Science practices in daily workflows, including The Open Science Training Handbook.  It provides many basic definitions, concepts, and principles that are key components of open science, as well as general guidance for developing and implementing these practices in one's own research environments.

 

Topics include:

  • Open Concepts and Principles
  • Open Research Data and Materials
  • Open Research Software and Open Source
  • Reproducible Research and Data Analysis
  • Open Access to Published Research Results
  • Open Licensing and File Formats
  • Collaborative Platforms
  • Open Peer Review, Metrics and Evaluation
  • Open Science Policies
  • Citizen Science
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Open Advocacy
Difficulty level: Beginner
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KnowledgeSpace (KS) is a data discoverability portal and neuroscience encyclopedia that was developed to make it easier for the neuroscience community to find publicly available datasets that adhere to the FAIR Principles and to provide an integrated view of neuroscience concepts found in Wikipedia and NeuroLex linked with PubMed and 17 of the world's leading neuroscience repositories. In short, KS provides a single point of entry where reseaerchers can search for a neuroscience concept of interest and receive results that include: i. a description of the term found in Wikipedia/NeuroLex, ii. links to publicly available datasets related to the concept of interest, and iii. up-to-date references that support the concept of interests found in PubMed. APIs are available so that developers of other neuroscience research infrastructures can integrate KS components in their infrastructures. If your repository or your favorite repository is not indexed in KS, please contact us.

 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 6:14
Speaker: : Heather Topple