Justice in Data Science Teaching and Practice

Date & Time: Friday, Feb 10, 2023 from 2:00-4:00 PM HSTIn-person Location: 103 Keller Hall, UH Mānoa Online Location: Zoom Workshop Description Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (JEDI) are challenges across STEM and in the emerging field of data science. In this workshop a panel will discuss these issues, covering topics ranging from inclusion and allyship to …

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Change Hawaiʻi Project Seminar

Join Hawaiʻi EPSCoR and the Hawaiʻi Data Science Institute Spring Seminar on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 2:00 pm. Location: 103 Keller Hall, UH Mānoa and Zoom The current Hawaiʻi Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Change(HI) project is a five-year, $20M National Science Foundation award to fund research, education and capacity building in support of actionable …

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CITRUS Undergraduate Summer Program

Hawaiʻi Data Science Institute – Undergraduate Summer Program The CITRUS program (CyberInfrastructure TRaining for Undergraduates in Summer) program will provide a one-month research experience for undergraduates REU-style immersion combining development of key skills and abilities in CI with a climate-focused research project applying CI skills. Participants will develop their skills in data science, analytics and …

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Decades of racial disparities revealed in National Science Foundation funding patterns

Link to video and sound (details below): https://bit.ly/3GGH1Xp An investigation into National Science Foundation (NSF) data on funding rates, award types, and proposal ratings from 1996 to 2019 found pervasive racial disparities. The study, recently published in eLife by a team of researchers including University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Associate Professor Rosie Alegado, revealed that white principal investigators …

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IndigiData Workshop

IndigiData is a one-week (4-6 days) Indigenous data science education workshop each summer to introduce data science and informatics skills to tribal undergraduate and graduate students. The program features an Indigenous-centered curriculum that is led by a community of Indigenous data scientists and guest faculty. All workshop activities will center Indigenous data sovereignty and data ethics while also providing students valuable insight into …

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Substance abuse in Hawaiʻi tracked by new dashboard

From overdose deaths to crisis calls in Hawaiʻi, data related to drug trends is now available to the public through a new online dashboard. The Statewide Substance Use, Mental Health and Hawaiʻi CARES Summary is a web site of the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health’s (DOH) Behavioral Health Administration. The dashboard, a collaboration between the University of Hawaiʻi, DOH and 14 partner organizations from across …

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High Performance Computing Workshop

Description This FREE workshop is sponsored by the University of Hawai?i Information Technology Service Cyberinfrastructure group and Hawaii Data Science Institute (HI-DSI) This workshop focuses on Utilization of High performance Computing (HPC) clusters, such as Mana, for deep learning tasks as well as the benefits of understanding the different types of file systems available on …

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F.A.I.R Data Management Security and Ethics Workshop

Workshop Description This workshop focuses on introducing FAIR data management practices — FAIR stands for Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability. Prerequisites Modern web browserHydroshare account Learning Outcomes Attendees will learn how to incorporate these concepts into data management, additionally, the seminar will address data security and ethics. Tools used for this workshop Modern web browser …

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