eScience at NWZ

eScience@NWZ covers NWZ-relevant aspects of Research Software Engineering (RSE), Research Data Management (RDM), Research Data Infrastructure (RDI), High Performance Computing (HPC) and Data Science/Machine learning (DS/ML) at WWU.


Upcoming events:


General information:


Lectures and courses

  • Introduction to e-Science at NWZ -- Lecture (DE) via Zoom: Thursdays, 10 to 12:30 AM (s.t.), starting 11.04.24 and block course (EN) via Zoom: Wednesday to Friday, 25.-27.09.24, 9 AM to 4 PM.
  • Data Science/Machine learning
  • with lecture via Zoom "Naturwissenschaftliche und philosophische Aspekte künstlicher Intelligenz": Fridays, 10 to 11:30 AM (s.t.), starting 12.04.24
  • Research Software Enginnerung (RSEng)
  • Research Data Managment (RDM)
  • Linux Administration

Older courses (not updated anymore):

  • Introduction to Multiphysics with COMSOL -- Zoom lecture upon request available
  • Bioinformatics/Statistics with R -- Zoom lecture upon request available

Links to the latest version of the courses can be found here:

Additional lectures and courses can be found at WWU-IT:


Infrastructure and online resources:

Additional information on IT infrastrucuture can be found at WWU-IT ( and IVV NWZ (

To get an overview on how to use these resources, join our Introduction to eScience at NWZ lecture (see above).


External resources:

NFDI consortia & services: Stay tuned about what's going on in RDM in your field!



Materials sciences:

Particle & astro physics: (mailing list available) -- with contributions from Uni Münster

Photon/neutron experiments:

Life sciences:

Plant research:

Biodiversity: (mailing list available)


Bioimaging: (mailing list available) -- at Uni Münster:

NFDI consortia with contributions from University of Münster outside of NWZ: MaRDi/mathematics ( and NFDI4Earth/earth sciences (

Tool kit for RDM in life sciences:


The future of computerlabs:

AG Smart labs: