Mantid Training Courses April 2016

Date 06. April 2016 - 08. April 2016




Mantid Training Courses April 2016
Following the success of our previous sessions of these training courses we would like to offer them again in April 2016. These courses are open to both facility staff and any interested people from other institutions.

The following courses will be based at ISIS, RAL and are:

Wednesday 6th April 1-5pm: Mantid Introduction

An introduction to the Mantid interface, how to graph and visualize your data, manipulate it with the built in algorithms, together with an introduction to curve fitting and live data analysis.

Thursday 7th April 9-12am: Introduction to Python

This half day course will introduce you to the Python scripting language, no previous experience required, although some understanding of loops and conditional (if .. then) logic will be expected.

Thursday 7th September 1-5pm: Python in Mantid

This course concentrates on using Python to build analysis scripts within Mantid as well as controlling the Mantid GUI from python, and accessing the underlying data within Mantid workspaces.

Friday 8th September 9-5pm: Extending Mantid using Python

For the more adventurous among you this full day course will introduce you to the many ways you can use Python to extend the capabilities within Mantid adding Python Algorithms and curve fitting functions, as well as diving deeper into the structure of workspaces.

Booking a place
If you are interested in any other these courses please send an email to letting me know which courses you wish to attend. For the courses we will supply PCs, so there is no need to bring a laptop unless you really want to. Spaces are limited to 20 people per course so please book early to avoid disappointment. If a course is over booked we will try to arrange another session in the future, so if you cannot make that specific date let me know and I’ll let you know about any subsequent courses.

I’ll send out calendar appointments to you once your place on the course is booked.

Next run of these courses
The specific dates of the next run has not been fixed yet, but we expect to run these courses again in roughly 6 months.

For visitors from UK academic institutions:

We are sometimes able to offer assistance with travel and lodging costs while attending the courses. Let me know when you are booking the courses and I’ll get back to you with details. If we are able to help, then you travel and hotel must be booked through the ISIS user office.

For visitors from elsewhere:

While we can offer this course for free, we cannot unfortunately offer any help with travel or subsistence costs. However please let me know that you will be visiting when you reply so that I can arrange site access.

Contact Name

Nick Draper, Mantid Project Manager




Tel: +44 (0)1235 567212

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