This week’s CIRSS Seminar, Friday 13 October, 4:15-5:15pm in room 126 IS. Dr Ian Brooks, iSchool Research Scientist and Director of Health Sciences at NCSA, will lead a session on “IS4H: Information Systems for Health in the Americas.” Details follow below.
The Beckman Institute offers three postdoctoral fellows programs: the Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program, the Beckman–Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellows Program, and the Carle Foundation Hospital–Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program. Applications for the 2018 postdoctoral fellows programs are accepted until Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.
Participants will learn the benefits of best practices for managing research data. Through the series, we’ll present a basic introduction to data management using a data management plan framework, guide you through a hands-on activity and discuss how to find and vet resources for making data publicly accessible.
For more information visit https://www.library.illinois.edu/rds/workshops/
IT Professionals Forum Fall 2017 registration is now open. This free two-day event offers workshops and training sessions on a variety of information technology topics. Wednesday, Nov. 1: main conference at I Hotel and Conference Center. Thursday, Nov. 2: workshops around campus and Research Park. Most training sessions have limited space and registration is required.
Bring friends and family to tour NCSA on Friday, Oct. 13. View stunning, cinematic-quality scientific visualizations in 3-D in room 1005 of the NCSA building, 1205 W. Clark, Urbana, from 1-4 p.m. All handicap accessible.
IGET’s first meeting of the year will focus on academic integrity tools. Speakers from College of Business, CITL and ATLAS will discuss the Academic Integrity Module, ProctorU and the Identity Verification System, respectively.
IGET is a community of education technology professionals from across campus (and beyond) who share knowledge and experiences. All are welcome.
As part of the Beckman Institute’s Tech Talk series, Travis Ross, manager of Beckman’s Visualization Lab, will provide an overview of the lab and its services from noon-1 p.m. Oct. 10 in Room 5602. Josh Gibson, a.k.a. @DrStrangeAnt, will explain how the lab has aided his research. A hands-on demo in the lab will follow the talk. The next talk in the series features the Microscopy Suite on Nov. 14.
Do you need help…
- Figuring out what statistics to run?
- Interpreting your results?
- Finding data for a project?
- Creating a database?
Graduate students with statistical expertise will be available for free consultations to help with questions about statistical and qualitative analysis. Consultants have expertise in a variety of statistical software, including R, Stata, SPSS and SAS and qualitative software ATLAS.ti.
View the full schedule of trainings at http://illinois.edu/emailer/newsletter/138711.html
50 minutes, hands-on workshops that will help you improve your research and information management skills. The Savvy Researcher workshops cover over 50 unique titles in over 90 sessions. Upcoming sessions include:
- Revamping Your Research Plan: Citation Chasing, Keyword Searching, and More
- Using qualtrics.com to program and conduct surveys
- Digital Publishing with Scalar
- GIS for Research II: GIS Research, Data Management, and Visualization
- Smart and Simple Data Management
- Messy Data? Clean it up with OpenRefine!
- Advanced Text Mining Techniques with Python and HathiTrust Data
And much more! For more details and registration: http://go.library.illinois.edu/savvyresearcher
All sessions held at the Main Library, Room 314 unless otherwise noted.