HackyHour @ JCU
Sharing our digital skills to improve your science
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What We Do

And you can too!


R, Python, Java, C, MarkDown, and More!

Data Management

Protect and share research data with version control and research data repositories!


Improve research efficiency with JCU's High Performance Research Computer!

Skill Sharing

Share your favorite coding skills and tools with your friends and colleagues in friendly, no-pressure work-alongs.

Cloud Computing

The future of research computation and digital collaboration.

Community Building

Meet new people in your field, organization or community - and find out what we can do when we work together.

Upcoming Sessions

When does HackyHour happen?

Check our twitter stream for up-to-date info and location changes


Our upcoming and recent events

Want to be notified of our upcoming events?

Head over to GitHub and watch our repository, like this:

Look in the top right-hand corner of our repo, and click 'Watching.'
You can undo this at any time in the same place.

Subscribe to our events calendar!

We also invite you to follow our calendar, where events will be posted.

If you use Google calendar, you can add our calendar by pressing the "Google Calendar" button at the bottom-right of this page.

If you use another calendar app, you can copy and paste this address into any calendar product that supports the iCal format.

Got a question?

Can't wait for the next HackyHour? Get help online here!

Blog Posts

Fresh Tips

Who We Are

We're scientists, students and researchers who want to work with you!

Collin Storlie

JCU eResearch Centre

  •  Ecology
  •  HPRC
  •  GIS
  •  Spatial Modelling
  •  R

Daniel Baird

JCU eResearch Centre

  •  User experience
  •  Data viz
  •  Web systems
  •  Javascript, CSS, Ruby, Python

Steven Vandervalk

JCU eResearch Centre

  •  Hacking anything that moves