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September 2017

POC meeting, Fall 2017

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
TDB

Once-a-semester meeting of "Points-of-Contact" (POCs) for the Duke Compute Cluster.

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October 2017

DIHI Innovation Jam 2017

October 3 @ 12:00 am

The Innovation Jam is a “Shark Tank” style event to which all Duke faculty, staff, and students are invited to apply and/or attend. Applicants should submit pragmatic health innovations with immediate application at Duke and/or commercial potential. The proposed ideas can be a concept or a simple prototype, but must have a clear business and value proposition. The event will be formatted after the television show Shark Tank. Several senior leaders have pledged to invest actual dollars in order to…

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DVS Workshop: Increasing openness and reproducibility in quantitative research

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Edge Workshop Room, Bostock Library, 411 Chapel Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Presenting: Center for Open Science There are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps researchers can take to increase the reproducibility of their work. The workshop will be hands-on. Using example studies, attendees will actively participate in creating a reproducible project from start to finish. Topics covered include project documentation, version control, pre-analysis plans, and…

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Amchine Learning Seminar: Maya Gupta (Google Research)

October 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Gross Hall 330

TBA Sponsors: Machine Learning, Bass Connections-Information, Society & Culture, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Mathematics, Pratt School of Engineering, and Statistical Science

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The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Penn Pavilion (West Campus)

Presenter: Kathy Davidson In 1869, Harvard's president called for "a new education" to transform the Puritan college into the modern university designed to train and credential America's new professional-managerial class. This is the university we have inherited. Cathy Davidson, a distinguished scholar of the history of technology who served as Duke's first vice provost for interdisciplinary studies, will lead an interactive discussion on why we need a "new education" for the world we live in now, and how to make…

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DVS Workshop: Introduction to R

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bostock Library 023

Instructors: Joel Herndon and John Little A gentle introduction to the basics of R using RStudio. Learn about managing your R projects, data types, variable assignments, data structures, and packages such as tidyverse (dplyR) and ggvis. Attendees will be registered for the opportunity of supplementing this workshop with free academic access to DataCamp's Introduction to R course.

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DVS Workshop: Finding a home for your data: An introduction to archives and repositories

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Edge Workshop Room, Bostock Library, 411 Chapel Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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Instructors: Jen Darragh, Mara Sedlins, and Sophia Lafferty-Hess Publishing and preserving research data within a trusted repository helps researchers comply with funder and journal data sharing policies, supports the discovery of and access to data, and can result in more visibility and higher impact for research projects. This workshop will provide an overview of the different types of repositories and the overall role of repositories within the data sharing landscape. Key repositories in various disciplines will be explored, and attendees…

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Gallery Talk: A view of Venice

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nasher Museum of Art

Undergraduate Duke students talk about their work on "A Portrait of Venice: Jacopo de' Barbari's View of 1500," curated by Kristin L. Huffman, Instructor of Art History in Duke's Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies. The project, part of the Visualizing Venice initiative, is the result of multi-disciplinary and collaborative research developed over three years in the Wired! Lab at Duke.

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November 2017

Machine Learning Seminar: Katherine L. Gorman (@TlkngMchns)

November 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Gross Hall 330
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April 2018

Bass Connections Showcase

April 18, 2018 @ 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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