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Science Gateways Bootcamp: Enthusiastic Praise from Cohort Three

By Nayiri Mullinix  Each year, SGCI’s Incubator team offers two sessions of the popular Science Gateways Bootcamp. This year, we decided to take the week-long workshop on the road to make it more convenient for people from all around the country to attend. Designed to provide participants with a practical and essential toolkit for the evolution and growth of their science gateway projects, our first session of 2018 took place May 14-18 in Austin, TX, at the Texas Advanced Computing...

People of SGCI: Claire Stirm

Claire Stirm Science Gateway Manager, HUBzero Purdue University What is your role within SGCI and what do you do? I am a member of the Incubator team for SGCI. I help plan Science Gateways Bootcamps that occur bi-annually, which includes coordinating all the logistics such as scouting locations, planning meals, and working closely with the instructors to make sure the Bootcamp runs smoothly. I am also involved with onboarding new projects that submit a request to use...

People of SGCI: Paul Parsons

Paul Parsons Assistant Professor Purdue University   What is your role within SGCI and what do you do? I work in the SGCI incubator where I lead the usability consulting service. As part of my role in the incubator, I run a usability workshop at the bi-annual incubator-led Science Gateways Bootcamp . I also manage usability consulting services that are offered to gateway creators to help them improve the usability and user experience of their gateways. In this role, I...

People of SGCI: Nancy Maron

Nancy Maron Incubator Consultant Founder, BlueSky to BluePrint What is your role within SGCI and what do you do? I joined the team as a consultant to support the Incubator. I’ve helped to develop the week-long, intensive Science Gateways Bootcamp program, and I am one of its instructors. In addition, I offer business consulting services as part of the Incubator. I love working with creative people who have a terrific idea or even a well-developed Gateway and figuring out ways...

Report from October 2017 Science Gateways Bootcamp

By Nayiri Mullinix The second Science Gateways Bootcamp of 2017 took place October 2-6, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN. Eight teams were selected to attend this intensive, week-long workshop to gain the skills needed for developing, operating, and sustaining gateways. As was the case with attendees of the inaugural Bootcamp in April 2017 , participants balanced intensive learning and hands-on work with fun evening gatherings and opportunities for networking with their cohort and instructors. ...

Reflections from the Inaugural Science Gateways Bootcamp in April 2017

By Nayiri Mullinix Eleven teams were selected to participate in the inaugural Science Gateways Bootcamp, which took place in Indianapolis, IN. April 24-28, 2017. It was an intense week of learning and working with very productive outcomes. The topics covered in this intensive Bootcamp included everything from sustainability to market development, understanding target audiences and key stakeholders to cybersecurity, user-centered design to marketing, and more. All modules of the...

People of SGCI: Juliana Casavan

Juliana Casavan  Entrepreneurial Programs Manager Purdue University   What is your role within SGCI and what do you do? My role with SGCI is within the Incubator. I provide entrepreneurial teaching and coaching to the participants that attend the Science Gateways Bootcamp and would like to further pursue their market validation. I help science gateway developers look at their users/volunteers in a different way and think of their gateway as a “business”...

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