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Call for Papers (due 5/25): Campus Bridging Workshop: Reducing Obstacles on the Path to Big Answers at IEEE Cluster 2015

The workshop organizers invite you to submit one or more papers about the following topics related to Campus Bridging:
* data movement between campuses and national cyberinfrastructure
* job movement and virtual clustering
* data sharing, replication, and transfer
* user experiences
* training and documentation

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PTI's Plale and Kouper to lead Sloan Foundation-funded effort to identify scholars for Research Data Alliance

“Early career scholars bring an energy and a perspective to the field,” said Plale, the principal investigator for RDA Data Share. “They will embody the change that RDA is trying to bring about and will help bring that change about. As they engage in the RDA, they assimilate its culture of sharing and will then disseminate it back into their home institutions.”

IU News
February 15, 2015
IU brings broad contingent to AAAS, nation's largest general science meeting

Being named as fellows, bringing IU’s total number of AAAS fellows to 89, will be Edward J. Berbari, Chancellor’s Professor and chair of the biomedical engineering department at IUPUI; Thomas Sterling, professor of computer science in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Bloomington; and P. Sarita Soni, professor emerita in the School of Optometry at IU Bloomington.

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Worldwide Education Outreach and Training Events

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Call for Papers (Due March 30): XSEDE15 Education, Outreach, and Training (EOT) Track

Mon, 03/30/2015 (All day)

St. Louis, MO
July 26-30, 2015

"Scientific Advancements Enabled by Enhand Cyberinfrastructure" is the theme of XSEDE15, the 4th annual conference of the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment.  This year's conference will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who use and support XSEDE or other digital resources and services throughout the world.  Students, educators, researchers, and practitioners across all fiels of study are invited to participate in XSEDE15. 

XSEDE seeks paper submissions for the Education, Outreach, and Training (EOT) Track that focus on efforts to develop and sustain a diverse scientific, academic and industrial workforce.

Submissions should share thoughtfully evaluated efforts to recruit and prepare a diverse current and future workforce to advance computational and data-enabled research and education.  Project

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PTI/RT Seminar: Linear Fascicle Evaluation for Big Data: Multi-thread, memory efficient factorization approach to study individual variability in large human populations

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB) - Multipurpose Room A (Wrubel Lobby), 2709 E 10th St, Indiana University Bloomington
ICTC, Room IT407, IUPUI via bridge 232008
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Franco Pestilli, PhD, Indiana University
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

Magnetic resonance diffusion imaging and computational tractography are the only technologies that enable neuroscientists to measure white matter in the living human brain.

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Thursdays at the Scholars' Commons with UITS RT: Campus Bridging and Data Storage

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Herman B Wells Library, Scholars' Commons, 1320 E 10th St, Indiana University Bloomington

Supercharge your academic or research project!  Come to the Scholars’ Commons in the Herman B Wells Library each Thursday from 10am to 6pm for one-on-one consults with UITS Research Technologies (RT) experts.

Each Thursday features a range of topics.

First Thursdays (9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4, 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7)

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