Great opportunity for eScience folks looking to get updated on SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.

Free* in-depth online training on the newest features of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005, with hands-on virtual labs, and offline functionality

* Microsoft E-Learning for Visual Studio 2005 is free until November 8, 2005. Microsoft E-Learning for SQL Server 2005 is free until November 1, 2006. Internet connection time charges may apply.   

·         Visual Studio 2005 Learning Resources: http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/learning

·         SQL Server 2005 Learning Resources: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sql/learning/