Here’s a round up of some interesting things and job opportunities we found on the web recently:
There’s a huge online index of free programming books (including guides for R, Python and Matlab). The list is maintained in a github repository, so you can contribute if you know of any which aren’t on there!
This crossvalidated thread contains some great examples for understanding expectation-maximisation algorithms
Openrefine is an open-source tool for visualising, cleaning and transforming data
post-doc modelling sleeping sickness control at the Liverpool school of Tropical Medicine
software developer in ecological networks at the University of Liverpool
spatial ecologist at CEH Wallingford
post-doc in spatial/space-time analysis at Southampton