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February 2018

OSF + TIER Protocol: Designing a reproducible workflow (DVS Workshop)

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bostock Library 023

The Open Science Framework is a free online system for managing and sharing research materials throughout the research cycle, and the TIER Protocol is a workflow for maintaining well-organized documentation of your data and analyses. This workshop will introduce you to key features of the OSF and demonstrate how it can be used in conjunction with TIER to facilitate reproducible research practices, collaboration, and best practices in data management.

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March 2018

Shaking up Computer History: The Remarkable Story of Women Programming Pioneers

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

Join Kathy Kleiman, Historian and Internet Attorney, for a screening of her award-winning film, "The Computers." With 1940s movietone footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary traces the story of six remarkable women who taught themselves to program the ENIAC, the world's first all-electronic programmable computer, without books (as none existed) as part of a secret WWII program. While the program became world famous, the women were never recognized and were overlooked for decades. After the screening, Kathy will hold a…

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Designing Effective Academic Posters (DVS Workshop)

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bostock Library 023

Presenting research in an accurate and visually appealing way can have a huge impact on the communication of research to a broader audience. Academic posters are some of the most visual outputs of a research project, and becoming familiar with good strategies for poster design allows researchers to take full advantage of the opportunity to network with colleagues and promote their own research. This workshop will cover basic considerations for designing effective academic posters, including use of color, layout, fonts/typography,…

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April 2018

Managing Sensitive Data (DVS Workshop)

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Perkins 217

In the course of your research you may collect, interact with or analyze data that are classified as "Sensitive" or "Restricted" according to Duke's data classification standard. In this workshop we will examine common sensitive data types, how Duke's IRB and Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) expects you to protect that data throughout your project's lifecycle and the resources available to you for sensitive data storage and analysis, data de-identification, and data archiving and sharing.

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Bass Connections Showcase

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Penn Pavilion (West Campus)

The second annual showcase event will feature talks, posters, awards and a reception. Come learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, grad students, undergrads and community partners have accomplished this year.   Sponsors: Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, Bass Connections, Bass Connections-Brain & Society, Bass Connections-Education & Human Development, Bass Connections-Energy, Bass Connections-Global Health, Bass Connections-Information, Society & Culture, Duke Council on Race and Ethnicity (DCORE), Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), Duke Initiative for…

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200 Years of Frankenstein – Duke Huang Fellows Student Symposium

April 20
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's classic novel "Frankenstein." The Duke community is invited to join us as we explore cutting-edge topics at the intersection of science and society inspired by the fictional work. Full event schedule details TBP. Symposium Panel Topics: The (Post) Modern Prometheus: When does science and the quest for knowledge go too far? Hacking Evolution: What is "natural" in the age of CRISPR? The Uncanny Valley: What does it mean to be human? Inclusion…

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