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Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Program Webinar

The Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Program Webinar scheduled for February 23, 2018, is full and, therefore, another webinar has been scheduled for February 27, 2018, at 2:30 pm ET . You will need to register to join the webinar and can find the announcement along with directions for registration on the NSF Events page . If you are registered to attend the first webinar on 2/23/18 you do not need to register for the 2/27/18 webinar, as the same...

The 9th Annual Scientific Software Days Conference (SSD)

The 9th Annual Scientific Software Days Conference (SSD)  is for users and developers of scientific software. The conference will be held at the University of Texas, Austin Thursday, April 26 - Friday, April 27, 2018, and focuses on two themes:   Sharing best practices across scientific software communities Sharing the latest tools and technology relevant to scientific software. The organizers are soliciting poster submissions that share novel uses of...

Apply Now for Engagement with Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC)

The Center for Trustworthty Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC) is accepting applications for one-on-one engagements to be executed in July - December 2018. Applications are due April 6, 2018 . Slots are limited and in demand, so this is a hard deadline. To learn more about the process and criteria, and to complete the application form, visit the CTSC website: http://trustedci.org/ application CTSC supports a variety of engagement types including: assistance...

The 11th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2018)

The objective of the 11th IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2018)  contest is on end­-to-­end problem solving using concepts, technologies, and architectures (including Clusters, Grids, and Clouds) that facilitate scaling. Participants in the challenge will be expected to identify significant current real-­world problems where scalable computing techniques can be effectively used, and design, implement, evaluate, and demonstrate...

Economic and Research Impact of Nectar Virtual Labs

Nectar Virtual Laboratories (VLs) provide digital interfaces, tools, and data to online research communities in Australia. According to a new report by academics at Victoria University, Nectar's work is generating a return on investment of up to 138 times their cost. Learn more about the study and outcomes of the report here . The full report, written by the Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies for the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (Nectar) project can...

Modern Research Data Portal Collaboration with Globus, ESnet, and Argonne

The Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) collaborated with the Globus team and Argonne National Laboratory to make the sharing of data faster, more reliable, and more secure for science gateways. Read the story in this article from Phys.org .     

2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science at Duke University June 17-June 30, 2018. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty interested in computational social science. The Summer Institute is for both social scientists (broadly conceived) and data scientists (broadly conceived).  The instructional program will involve lectures, group problem...

NSF Program Solicitation: Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI): Data and Software — Elements and Frameworks

NSF has issued the Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI): Data and Software — Elements and Frameworks ( CSSI; NSF 18-531 ) program solicitation. One or more webinars discussing and answering questions about the CSSI program will be held; dates for these webinars will be announced shortly. Please see the  OAC website  and  contacts listing  for additional information, including future funding opportunities. Prospective CSSI principal...

HPC Research Experience for Undergraduates 2018 at South Dakota State University

A Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) will be offered at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. The program will run from May 29, 2018-August 3, 2018. Participants will engage in an intensive ten-week program of High-Performance Computing (HPC) and data analysis research in the following areas: Computational and Applied Mathematics & Statistics Engineering and Technology Biological Sciences Student participants will actively engage in...