This lesson provides an introduction to using ARCHER2 for users who:

The lesson aims to answer the following questions:


Participants must have a working laptop or desktop computer with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have access to a terminal (Max and Linux users should have a terminal installed by default; Windows users should get either MobaXterm or PuTTY.

They are also required to abide by the ARCHER2 Code of Conduct.


The timetable can be found on the Course materials website linked below.

Course materials


Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4