Information and advice for astronomers who want move into
data science and other tech roles.
Preparing for a change in career.
Setup a GitHub repository
Create a personal/research website using GitHub pages
Familiarise yourself with data science tools and concepts.
Data Science concepts
News & Resources
The Astronomy & Data Science Toolkit is an initiative led by the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (@Astro4Dev). The toolkit is community driven and maintained by volunteers from astronomy and data science communities. The entire toolkit is released as Open Source under the GPLv3 license. This includes: the content, the tools for updating it and this website.
A six-week course developed by astronomers at the University of Sydney. The course covers big-data algorithms, querying data with SQL, managing data, regression and classification techniques.