Help CUNY City Tech UI/UX student by taking gateway accessibility survey

If you have a science gateway, it is important to maintain and update it so that your content is accessible and easier to find and use. We are conducting a survey on gateway accessibility as part of CUNY City Tech student Ashley Varon's honors project and would very much appreciate your participation.   The survey is available here:  https://bit.ly/Gateway- Accessibility-Survey . Please feel free to share the survey widely.    This project will...

Research Data Alliance (RDA) 17th Plenary Meeting - Edinburgh (Virtual): April 20-23, 2021

RDA’s Plenary 17 in Edinburgh (virtual) , April 20-23, 2021, will focus on the themes of global challenges, global mechanisms for data reuse, sustainable solutions with benefits for all, and global cooperation to realize these ends. How do you ensure global participation in the creation, relevance, and use of mechanisms (technical and social) for data interchange? How can technology lower barriers to uptake - and when might it create barriers?  What means can...

UK Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2021 (CW21): March 30-April 1, 2021

The Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop series brings together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, policymakers, leaders, and educators to explore best practices and the future of research software. Collaborations Workshop 2021 (CW21) will take place online from Tuesday, March 30 to Thursday, April 1, 2021. The themes of CW21 are: FAIR Research Software Diversity and Inclusion Software Sustainability ...

EarthCube 2021 Annual Meeting: Call For Abstracts and Student Opportunity

2021 EarthCube Annual Meeting   -- June 15-17, 2021 (virtual) Theme: Network(ing) for the Future EarthCube welcomes those interested in the intersection between cyberinfrastructure and geosciences to join the 2021 EarthCube Annual Meeting. The heart of EarthCube is people. We put people first and do our best to recognize, appreciate, and respect the diversity of our global contributors. EarthCube welcomes contributions from everyone who shares our interests and wants to contribute...

Trusted CI Engagement Application Period Is Open for Early 2021

The Trusted CI engagement application period is open for engagements taking place in the second half of 2021 (July-Dec 2021). Applications are due April 2, 2021.   The application deadline has been extended to Friday, April 23rd. (Slots are limited and in demand so this is a firm deadline!) To learn more about the process and criteria and to complete an application, visit our site at  https://trustedci.org/ application . During Trusted CI’s first 5 years, we’ve conducted...

XSEDE EMPOWER Internship for Undergrads—Apply by Feb. 26

An  XSEDE -wide effort is underway to expand the community by recruiting and enabling a diverse group of students who have the skills — or are interested in acquiring the skills — to participate in the work of XSEDE. The name of this effort is XSEDE EMPOWER ( Expert Mentoring Producing Opportunities for Work, Education, and Research ). The whole community is invited to recruit and mentor undergraduate students to engage in a variety of...

Free Virtual Residency 2021 Summer Workshop—June 7-11, 2021

Registration is now open for the free Virtual Residency 2021 Summer Workshop on introductory, intermediate, and advanced research computing facilitation. The workshop will take place June 7-11, 2021.  Register here . The workshop will include a panel moderated by SGCI staff member Sandra Gesing entitled "Teams of CI Professionals: Recruitment & Retention, Management, Team-building, and Motivation." There is no prerequisite other than an interest in helping...

JISC Research and Innovation Strategy

JISC provides digital solutions for education and research in the United Kingdom. They recently released a new document outlining their strategy for research and innovation in the coming years.  The document is available here:  https://www.jisc.ac.uk/ reports/research-and- innovation-sector-strategy- 2021-2023 Here is a related blog post with commentary:  https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/ jiscs-vision-for-supporting- research-and-innovation-2021- 2023-26-jan-2021

IWSG 2021 (13th International Workshop on Science Gateways), June 10-11, 2021

IWSG 2021 (13th International Workshop on Science Gateways) will take place online from June 10-11, 2021. More information can be found here:  https://iwsgateways.github.io/ iwsg2021/ . The workshop program is now available here:  https://iwsgateways.github.io/iwsg2021/programme.html . The triumvirate of technologies – Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the hybridlate Cloud (Cloud, Fog, Edge), complemented with modern software engineering practices,...

CUE4CHNG: Surveys on User Preferences to Maximize the Participation of Women and Students of Color in Engineering

For several decades, academic institutions have received financial resources to broaden participation in engineering programs. Despite these funded recruitment and retention efforts, most engineering programs have achieved little improvement in the participation of women, students of color, individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups. One hypothesis to explain this discrepancy is that the low representation of women and students of color in engineering results from the...