2019 NSF Cybersecurity Summit, Oct. 15-17

The 2019 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure will take place October 15-17, 2019 in San Diego, CA. More information is forthcoming and will be provided by Trusted CI both on their blog and via their Twitter account (@TrustedCI).  Information on prior summits is available here .

Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information: Attend the January 2019 ESIP Winter Meeting

The  Earth Science Information Partners  (ESIP)  2019 Winter Meeting  (Jan. 15-17, 2019 in Bethesda, MD) will focus on the theme "Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information." The meeting will include a number of exciting plenary talks and breakout sessions centered around existing and emerging Earth science data topics.   SGCI will take part by leading a breakout session entitled, "Approaching Sustainability with Techniques from an...

Gateways 2018 Keynote Mercé Crosas featured in Science Node Article "A transparent Dataverse"

Mercè Crosas of the Dataverse Project, which is an open-source repository from  Harvard's Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences , has been featured in an article by Science Node. The interview with Crosas featured in the article (copied below) took place at the  Gateways 2018  conference in Austin, TX., where she gave one of the keynotes, " Addressing the next challenges in data sharing with Dataverse ."  A transparent Dataverse How eliminating false...

Smartphone app will help UT researchers study pregnancy

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Texas at Austin a $1.2 million Smart and Connected Health grant to help with research using smartphones to track the activity and behavior of 1,000 pregnant women in the Austin area.   SGCI will be providing consulting services to the project. Read this article to find out what the team of researchers and physicians from Dell Medical School's Department of Women's Health hopes to accomplish with the app. 

Trusted CI Webinar December 10th at 11am ET: Security Best Practices for Academic Cloud Service Providers with Rion Dooley

Rion Dooley is presenting the talk "Security Best Practices for Academic Cloud Service Providers" on Monday December 10th at 11am (Eastern). You can  register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation email. A “cloud resource” provides a hosted, self-service means for users to run virtual machines or containers such that they can have a custom software stack and isolation from other users. Virtual machines or container images can be curated and...

Apply for funding to promote or learn about a gateway — Open to all researchers & educators!

SGCI is piloting a Science Ambassadors program that will provide travel support for those interested in promoting the use of gateways in research or education or in training others in the use of a gateway. Five ambassadors per year will receive $1200 each in travel support to either: Attend a domain conference where they promote the use of gateways for research by presenting results achieved through the use of a gateway. Attend a gateway training event to learn how to use a gateway...

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Lab: Fall 2018 Request for Proposals

The Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Lab has announced the release of its Fall 2018 Request for Proposals.  ESIP will provide up to $10K of seed funding for incubator-style projects that run 6-8 months and lie in the realm of good ideas ready to be tried out. They have identified the following topics as areas of need in the Earth science community, and for this RFP, project proposals that address these areas will be given priority. Proof-of-concept for emerging...

Past Bootcamp Participant & Gateways 2018 Presenter David Ojika Featured in Intel Article

David Ojika, who participated in the May 2018 Science Gateways Bootcamp  and also presented at the Gateways 2018 conference, has been featured in an Intel Developer Zone article. The article highlights the important work that Ojika is doing in establishing partnerships between industry and academia in applied AI. His goal of democratizing AI in science disciplines would mean making it more accessible to faculty and students across academic disciplines.  The...

SGCI helped build EcologyPlus with customized areas for career development

SGCI's Extended Developer Support (EDS) consultants worked with Teresa Mourad of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) to build a new gateway called EcologyPlus on the HUBzero platform. EcologyPlus offers students and recent graduates from underrepresented minority groups with year-round mentoring and career resources.   After attending the inaugural  Science Gateways Bootcamp  in April 2017, Mourad submitted a request for EDS support to get EcologyPlus going....

SC18: How to connect with SGCI and other gateway-related presentations

If you're attending SC18  in Dallas, we hope to see you there! We've compiled presentations that will be given by our staff below, as well as those being given by our partners and anything else that's gateway-related.  Presentations by SGCI Staff Monday, November 12 The SC18 Cloud HPC Hack, sponsored by SGCI, Globus, CloudyCluster, and more, will begin on the 12th and continue on the 13th. More information and sign up can be found here .  Tuesday,...

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