Bio: April Clyburne-Sherin


Code Ocean, United States of America

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Contact: Twitter: @april_cs

About Me

April is an epidemiologist, methodologist, and expert in open science tools, methods, training, and community stewardship. She holds an MS in Population Medicine (Epidemiology). Since 2014, she has focused on creating curriculum and running workshops for scientists in open and reproducible research methods and is co-author of FOSTER’s Open Science Training Handbook. She has developed and run short duration training for the Center for Open Science, Sense About Science, as well as consulting for SPARC and Stencila. She is currently the Director of Scientific Outreach for the reproducibility platform Code Ocean.

Skills/Topics I Teach

  • Reproducibility (computational and empirical)
  • Data management
  • Open data and code
  • R
  • Literate programming (Jupyter Notebooks and RMarkdown)
  • Curriculum development
  • Instructor training

Communities and Projects

  • OpenCon
  • Reproducibility 4 Everyone Collaboration
  • Mozilla Mentors
  • Carpentries
  • WholeTale Education Working Group
  • Reproducibility Ambassador Program
  • AllTrials