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NSF Cyber Carpentry: Data Life-Cycle Training (two week summer workshop opportunity for postdocs, doctoral students, and domain/computational/information scientists)

Massive data collections (i.e., “Big Data”) have ushered in a paradigm shift in the way scientific research is conducted and new knowledge is discovered. The traditional observe-hypothesize-test model of small-scale scientific endeavor is increasingly augmented and in some cases supplanted with collaborative scientific research applying complex patterns of data integration and analysis involving multi-disciplinary teams from distributed organizations brought together to solve a common...

SGCI Client and Bootcamp Alumni Launches Social Media Macroscope

Joe Yun, a participant of the very first Science Gateways Bootcamp in April 2017 , has announced the launch of his new gateway, Social Media Macroscope. In the blog he recently published on Medium , Yun not only invites people to start using the gateway but also explains the reasons why people might want to use it and the gap it serves.  Yun has been active in the SGCI community and is currently engaging with our Extended Developer Support consultants to...

Science Node Article: What is dark life?

In this Science Node article, Mark Miller, SGCI Steering Committee member and biochemist at the University of California, San Diego, discusses organisms that are not visible to the human eye and that cannot be cultured. These organisms, referred to as dark life, are now being studied using new techniques in DNA analysis combined with advanced computing power, also known as 'the computational microscope." Unsurprisingly, these new techniques produce a lot of data to analyze, which can present...

The 10th Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud), June 25, 2019 (paper submission deadline: April 2)

The 10th Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud 2019) will be held on June 25, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, in conjunction with ACM HPDC 2019, which takes place June 24-28, 2019.   ScienceCloud will provide the scientific community a dedicated forum for discussing new research, development, and deployment efforts in running scientific computing workloads on Cloud Computing infrastructures. The ScienceCloud workshop will focus on the use of cloud-based...

Webinar: Open OnDemand project recap and roadmap, April 17, 2018

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is hosting a free webinar entitled "Open OnDemand project recap and roadmap," on Wednesday, April 17, 2018, from 3:00-4:00 pm (ET). Presenters: Alan Chalker, Director of Strategic Programs and Dave Hudak, Executive Director at OSC Abstract: Open OnDemand, an open-source software project based on OSC’s proven OnDemand web platform, enables HPC centers to install and deploy advanced web and graphical applications and interfaces for their...

11th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2019) in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 12-14, 2019

The 11th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2019) will be June 12-14, 2019, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  Deadline for paper/abstract submission: March 25, 2019  Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2019  Submission of camera-ready papers/abstracts: May 10, 2019  Registration deadline for authors/presenters: May 10, 2019  Early-Bird registration deadline: May 31, 2019  Date of the workshops: June 12-14, 2019    The...

ADMI Symposium April 11-14, 2019 in Memphis, TN., will include seminar by SGCI staff

The Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) is hosting a symposium devoted to computing issues relevant to minority students, education and institutions.  The Symposium on Computing at Minority Institutions  will take place April 11-14, 2019, in Memphis, TN.  SGCI Extended Developer Support and Workforce Development staff will present a seminar entitled "MSIs Working to Enhance Educational Use of Science...

Trusted CI one-on-one engagement applications due April 3, 2019

Trusted CI is accepting applications for one-on-one engagements to be executed in July-Dec, 2019.  Applications are due April 3, 2019 (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  http://trustedci.org/applicati on During Trusted CI’s first 5 years, they've conducted more than 24 one-on-one engagements with NSF-funded projects, Large Facilities,...

Trusted CI's Open Science Cybersecurity Fellows Program (Applications due Mar. 13th)

Application deadline: Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Trusted CI serves the scientific community as the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, providing leadership in and assistance in cybersecurity in the support of research. In 2019, Trusted CI is establishing an Open Science Cybersecurity Fellows   program. This program will establish and support a network of Fellows with diversity in both geography and scientific disciplines. These fellows will have access to training and other...

Women in HPC blog post about Science Gateways Bootcamp

Women in HPC published a guest blog written by SGCI's Community Engagement and Exchange Coordinator, Nayiri Mullinix. " Science Gateways Bootcamp: Achieving Sustainability for Web-Based Platforms " explains the benefits of participating in the week-long intensive workshop by sharing testimonials from some of the women who have participated. Those interested in applying for the next session of the Bootcamp, happening May 13-17, 2019, should apply by March 22 !