Join us on April 10-12 for Illinois 150, the concluding research event of the sesquicentennial celebration. This conference will bring together experts in health care; food, energy and water systems; technology; criminal justice; and other areas critical to individual and collective well-being to ask, “What does it mean for research to serve the public good in the 21st century?”
Full details available on the OVCR website
Conducting Research in Modern Society: Making Science Reproducible and Transparent presented by the Illinois Health Sciences Institute.
David Mellor from the Center of Open Science
March 29, 2018, 4-5pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
Designed to train the next generation of supercomputer users, the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) is scheduled for its sixth year in the Chicago area from July 29 – August 10. Deadline extended to March 15.
ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION
Doctoral students, postdocs, and computational scientists interested in attending ATPESC can review eligibility and application details on the website.
WINS – Call for Participation – SC18 – Dallas, TX
The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is now accepting applications for the 2018 program. Awardees will receive funding to participate as a SCinet team member during the SC18 conference in Dallas, Texas. Interested and qualified women are encouraged to apply. Please feel free to distribute this information to your networks and contacts.
Access the 2018 WINS Application from the WINS website:
Application deadline: March 23, 2018 at 11:59pm AoE
Award notifications will be sent by mid to late May 2018
WINS is a three year National Science Foundation-funded program that awards up to five early to mid-career women from diverse regions of the U.S. research and education community IT field to participate in the ground-up construction of SCinet, one of the fastest and most advanced computer networks in the world. WINS is a joint effort between the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER), and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).
Full text of the official 2018 WINS Call for Participation (CFP) is on the website.
Wednesday, February 14, 3 – 5 p.m., Main Library, room 106
A Director’s Panel will discuss the Press’s decades-long commitment to supporting scholarship on social justice issues and publishing underrepresented voices and histories. The panel will be followed by a reception. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the public history exhibit in the North-South Corridor and talk with the University of Illinois Press staff and library staff who helped bring the exhibit to life. Continue reading
For today’s graduate and post-doctoral students, conducting research often starts by trying to make sense of the many tools, technologies, and work environments used in data-intensive research and computing.
NSF Cyber Carpentry Workshop: Data Lifecycle Training
July 16-27 at University of North Carolina
Travel and accommodations provided. Applications due March 15.
The NSF Cyber Carpentry Workshop: Data Lifecycle Training is a two-week summer workshop aimed at helping graduate students understand the many aspects of the data-intensive computing environment. Even more important, the workshop will focus on bridging the gap between domain scientists and computer and information scientists so that data-intensive research is quicker, less complicated, and more productive. Continue reading
The Survey Research Laboratory is offering three webinars on survey research methodology during the spring semester: Introduction to Survey Sampling, Introduction to Questionnaire Design and Survey Response Rates: Uses and Misuses. The webinars are free to university faculty, staff and students; however, registration is required. All webinars begin at noon.
More info and registration is available at http://www.srl.uic.edu/seminars/Spring18Webinars.htm.
The library’s spring schedule for the Savvy Researcher Workshop series has been released.
Join us for 50 minute, hands-on workshops that will help you improve your research and information management skills.
Digital Humanities-related sessions include:
- Building Digital Exhibitions with Omeka
- Digital Publishing with Scalar
- Basics of Data Visualization
- Introduction to Text Mining Concepts and Sources
- Topic Modeling Theory and Practice
- Messy Data? Clean it up with OpenRefine!
- Making Scanned Text Machine Readable through Optical Character Recognition
- Using the DPLA (Digital Public Library) Primary Resources for Research
- GIS for Research I: Introduction to GIS Concepts, Software, and Data
- GIS for Research II: GIS Research, Data Management, and Visualization
For more details and registration: http://go.library.illinois.edu/savvyresearcher
All sessions held in the Main Library, Room 314 unless otherwise noted.
- February 7-8 – Big Data – Registration is open now
- March 6 – GPU Programming Using OpenACC – Registration will be open after the conclusion of February’s workshop