XSEDE Joins HPC Consortium for COVID-19 Research

XSEDE and the XSEDE Resource Allocations System ( XRAS ) are contributing to the newly-announced COVID-19 HPC Consortium from  The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy , a private/government/academic partnership that seeks to expedite applications for advanced computing research to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.   Researchers who are interested in conducting this timely work are asked to  submit research proposals to the COVID-19 Online...

Zooniverse Citizen Science Platform Available for COVID-19 Research

The Zooniverse citizen science platform could potentially be used as a tool by teams conducting research on COVID-19. The Zooniverse team is ready and eager to help and be useful in this difficult situation.  Zooniverse.org currently hosts over 100 active projects drawing nearly 2 million volunteers worldwide to help analyze data across a wide range of disciplines including cell biology, ecology, text transcription, space science and more. A “DIY” Project Builder makes it...

MyGeoHub FACT Fellowship for MS & Ph.D. Students

Solving the grand challenges posed by improving food and water security, in the face of growing population pressure, natural disasters, and climate change requires expert knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals as well as advanced data analytics and computational methods. Funded by the NSF, MyGeoHub's goal is to train students to analyze geoscience-related data, develop computational workflows, use high performance computing (HPC) for scientific simulations and publish digital...

Globus for COVID-19 Research

Globus can help you move and share data with collaborators. Effective immediately, Globus is offering access to all Globus features at no cost to every institution engaged in COVID-19 research. Things are moving fast and every second counts, so the Globus team is also available for 1-on-1 consultation to help users install, configure and use Globus right away.  Sign up for free access:  https://www.globus.org/covid-1 9 Contact the customer team:  outreach@globus.org

Trusted CI Hosting COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall on March 24, 2020

Trusted CI is holding a Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday, March 24th at 3 pm Eastern to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the NSF open science community. Trusted CI recently posted a blog discussing  recommendations for reducing cybersecurity risk  while working remotely and protecting  regulated data  during the COVID-19 outbreak. Trusted CI, NSF CI CoE Pilot, and SGCI, we are also  offering priority help  to projects tackling COVID-19. The purpose of this Town...

HICSS-54 Submissions Deadline Is June 15, 2020

HICSS-54 will be January 5-8, 2021 at the Grand Hyatt Kauai. Full research papers in various areas of information, computer, and system sciences are due by June 15, 2020. Visit  https://hicss.hawaii.edu/ for a list of tracks & minitracks, journals that offer fast track opportunities to selected high-quality HICSS-54 papers, author instructions, and other important dates.  Of particular interest to the science gateway community could be the " Collaboration Systems and...

XSEDE Webinar: Running Jupyter Notebooks on Comet, Date Changed to May 21, 2020

"Running Jupyter Notebooks on Comet” will be presented on  Thursday, April 16, 2020  May 21, 2020, at 11 AM PDT. If you had already registered for the April date and still plan to attend in May, you do not need to re-register and the Zoom webinar conference coordinates will remain the same. If you cannot attend, please cancel your registration. Registration is here:  https://portal.xsede.org/ course-calendar/-/training- user/class/2042/session/3661

Trusted CI, NSF CI CoE Pilot, and SGCI Offering Priority Help to Projects Tackling COVID-19

The  NSF Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Pilot ,  Trusted CI , and the  Science Gateways Community Institute  are all available to help the science community tackle research to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. If your project could benefit from expert cyberinfrastructure consulting in: data management and visualization workflow management use of cloud resources, high-performance clusters, or distributed resources science...

Science Node article "When facts aren't enough" features Gateways 2019 keynote Randy Olson

When facts aren't enough To make research meaningful, scientists need to unleash the power of narrative Scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson thinks scientists could use a little help getting their message out to the public. He presented the keynote, "Narrative is Everything,” to the scientists at the Gateways 2019 conference in San Diego, where he argued that effectively communicating scientific results to the public in a way that they care about is part of a scientist’s job. ...

BOINC@TACC Training, March 20, 2020

The BOINC@TACC Training will be held on March 20th, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm CT.   The BOINC@TACC project is based on the Volunteer Computing (VC) model. It helps researchers in running applications from a wide range of scientific domains on laptops, desktops, tablets, or cloud-based Virtual Machines (VMs) owned by volunteers. With BOINC@TACC, students and researchers can run small high-throughput computing jobs (that is, the jobs that involve small amounts of data transfer and...

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