2021 ESIP Summer Meeting: Best Practices for FAIR Research Software

The 2021 ESIP Summer Meeting will feature a presentation about FAIR Research by SGCI's Sandra Gesing and others on July 19, 2021. Presenter details and the abstract are available here . Research software is a significant and vital component of research. It is integral to all stages of research from pre- to post-processing and analysis and modeling. Recognizing software roles in reproducibility and the need for recognition for those who develop software has energized conversations on...

Xpert Network CDI Meeting: Best Practices for Computational and Data-intensive Research, July 15, 2021

Panel Topic: Best practices for Computational and Data-intensive (CDI) Research   July 15, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Panelists:  Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware Sandra Gesing, Center for Research Computing of University of Notre Dame More information and join coordinates are available here .    

Collegeville Workshop on Scientific Software 2021 (CW21): Free, Remote Workshop

The 2021 Collegeville Workshop on Scientific Software invites 2-4 page white papers, posters, and short recorded talks (<15 min) on scientific software  development. The workshops bring together representatives from universities, laboratories, and industry; they are designed to increase awareness of the common needs, contributions, and career paths of scientific software  development. The workshop  series began in 2019 and...

Science Node article "On the level with Hurricane Matthew" discusses using DesignSafe-CI gateway for coastal water level models of storm surge

On the level with Hurricane Matthew Data assimilation using DesignSafe-CI portal improves coastal water level models of storm surge Hurricane storm surge is one of the most hazardous and difficult parts of a hurricane to forecast. Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC) have developed a data assimilation method for improving multi-day forecasts of coastal water levels. Data assimilation combines real-time measurements with model simulations....

Trusted CI webinar: Investigating Secure Development In Practice: A Human-Centered Perspective, June 28, 2021

University of Maryland's Michelle Mazurek will present "Investigating Secure Development In Practice: A Human-Centered Perspective", on Monday, June 28th at 1 pm (Eastern).   Regular webinar attendees: note the later time for this presentation. Please  register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for a registration confirmation email. Secure development is not just a technical problem: it’s a human and organizational problem as well. To understand...

Trusted CI webinars now available as a podcast

Want to catch up on the Trusted CI webinar series while you're on the go? Trusted CI has announced the launch of a podcast version of their webinar. You can find the podcast by searching for "Trusted CI podcast" on  Apple ,  Google , Overcast, Luminary, Pocketcasts, and many other podcatchers.   Contact  webinars@trustedci.org  if you have any questions.

Register for PEARC21 by July 16

The PEARC21 conference is a reimagined virtual conference where advanced research computing colleagues and peers can share their experiences via a series of online presentations and networking events. Attendees can participate by: Watching live and pre-recorded mixed technical presentations Attending virtual workshops and tutorials hosted from July 19th - 22nd, 2021 Attending a virtual poster session and Birds of a Feather where attendees can interact online through the...

EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference, June 8–10, 2021

The Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference will be online June 8–10, 2021. The 2021 EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals Conference, formerly the Security Professionals Conference, will focus on restoring, evolving, and transforming cybersecurity and privacy in higher education. This is the only higher ed event that gives participants a chance to network and discuss information security and privacy trends and issues with peers and corporate partners. The...

2021 Spring ESIP Lab Request for Proposals

The  ESIP Lab  facilitates project-based learning opportunities for scientists to increase their technical savvy while increasing our collective knowledge of earth system science. Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), the ESIP Lab seeks projects that last 6 – 8 months, with a maximum budget of $10,000. Proposals must be submitted by June 18, 2021. Proposals related to the following needs in the earth science community will be given priority: ·  Modernization of...

Zooniverse Project Uses Fisheries Data to Model Impact of Climate Change

Zooniverse allows anyone across the world to become citizen scientists and participate in research under the guidance of research professionals. The powerful platform hosts numerous projects that require data collection and curation, leading to impactful scientific research.  One recent project, led by Andrea Thomer, assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, uses Zooniverse to digitize archival fisheries data in order to model the impact of...