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The NSF Cyber Carpentry Workshop-Apply by 3/15

For today’s graduate and post-doctoral students, conducting research often starts by trying to make sense of the many tools, technologies, and work environments used in data-intensive research and computing. Fortunately, there is help in navigating this new research landscape. The NSF Cyber Carpentry Workshop: Data Lifecycle Training is a two-week summer workshop aimed at helping graduate students understand the many aspects of the data-intensive computing environment. Even more...

Canadian Research Software Conference, May 29-30, 2018

The inaugural Canadian Research Software Conference will take place in Ottawa May 29-30, 2018.  Research software developers, computational researchers, and students are invited to submit proposals for presentations. Topics may include discussions of your current project, a challenge you are facing in your current project, or topics related to the development of software for academic research that you wish to discuss with conference attendees. Proposals for both Long-form Talks...

SGCI's Linda Hayden's Impact on Future Gateway Developers

Dr. Linda Hayden, who leads SGCI's Workforce Development service area, recently had her work highlighted in a Research Features article entitled " Furthering careers in cyberinfrastructure and polar science ." Read the article to find out how Dr. Hayden works to advance the careers of a diverse group of future science gateway users, developers, and polar scientists. 

NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Program Webinar

The NSF 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 solutions. SCALE...

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...

Free American Chemical Society (ACS) Workshop on Science Gateways

Register now to attend the free ACS Workshop on Science Gateways.

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 .