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Programming Courses

MATLAB (Dr Denes Szucs)

Dénes Szűcs runs an 8-hour intensive course entitled 'Practical
introduction to MATLAB Programming'. The course focuses on practical
hands-on variable handling and programming implementation rather than on
theory. This course is intended for those who have never programmed before
including those who only call/run Matlab scripts but are not familiar with
how code works and how matrices are handled in Matlab. (Note that calling a
couple of scripts is not 'real' programming.)

It is essential that you bring your own laptop with the latest version of
Matlab (see pre-installed. Cambridge students can download and install Matlab from for free with their CRSid. Select and install all packages available to you. We will immediately write programme code so the best way to learn is to use Matlab during the class for taking notes and running the code.

It is advisable that you skim through the excellent free
resource Getting Started and Language Fundamentals

Thursday 10 October 2018 - 10.00-12.00 and 13:00-15:00

Friday 11 October 2018 - 10.00-12.00 and 13.30-15.00

All sessions will take place in the Kenneth Craik Seminar Room.

For more information visit Dénes Szűcs page at the Centre for Neuroscience in Education. 

Introduction to Scientific Computing and Matlab

The CBU will be running a weekly Matlab course which will be extremely helpful to anyone planning on programming their experiments and analysing data in Matlab.

These sessions will combine theory, demos and hands-on practice, aimed at researchers with no or little prior experience in scientific computing and programming.

Workshops will take place in the WWSR on Wednesday at 14:30 for approximately 1.5 hours. Attendance does not require registration, everyone is welcome.

Introduction to Scientific Computing and MatLab course details.

University Programming Courses

Programming courses are also offered by the University Computing Service.  See