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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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UH joins Jetstream2 in immensely fast computing for research, AI

University of Hawaiʻi researchers and students will soon have access to some of the most powerful computing power at their fingertips thanks to a joint project with several universities around the country and the National Science Foundation (NSF). UH is part of a newly available national cloud computing resource that allows researchers to access powerful cloud-based environments on …

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UH Mānoa excellence in botany receives national spotlight

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s excellence in the field of botany was showcased nationally at the Botanical Society of America (BSA) 2022 annual conference in Anchorage, Alaska, July 24–28. Ten UH Mānoa faculty members, post-doctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Life Sciences delivered talks, and organized workshops and symposia, both virtually and in person. “As one of the few …

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$1.5M STEM scholarships to advance future biologists with data science skills

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been awarded $1.5 million for scholarships for low-income students who are pursuing degrees focusing on the biological application of data science. The five-year grant through the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM) program, Student Training through Immersive Data Science Education (STRIDE) and will fund 67 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students. “The …

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UH part of $360M NOAA award to manage national water hazards, resources

The grant will support a consortium of 28 institutions that will help improve the nation’s ability to predict water-related hazards, such as flooding, that caused major storm damage in Hanalei, Kauaʻi in 2018. (Photo credit: UH Mānoa Coastal Geology Group) The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is part of a consortium of 28 institutions awarded $360 million by the National Oceanic and …

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Natural Source Zone Depletion of Petroleum Hydrocarbons at the Water Table

SPEAKER: Barbara Bekins DATE AND TIME:  Friday, 8 April 2022 • 2:00 pm (HST) To develop an appropriate mitigation strategy for groundwater contamination from long-term petroleum hydrocarbon spill sites, it is critical to understand how the mass and composition of the source changes over time. This presentation will focus on the research conducted at the site …

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To protect against COVID-19, local dentist and staff are using face shields produced by UH Hilo 3D lab

The reusable face shields are being produced at the UH Hilo Department of Computer Science through a 3D printing project headed by Francis Cristobal, a faculty specialist. By Susan Enright.  To protect themselves and patients from possible COVID-19 exposure, Hilo dentist Donn Ouye and staff are using reusable face shields created in a 3D lab at the …

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UH researcher earns international recognition for innovation in geophysics

A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researcher was honored as the first-place recipient of the Innovation Award, presented at the Fifth International Conference on Engineering Geophysics held in United Arab Emirates. Niels Grobbe is an assistant researcher with the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP) and Water Resources Research Center (WRRC). As the first-place winner, Grobbe was awarded $10,000. “This is a very prestigious award, and WRRC is …

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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Hydrogeophysics Summer Field School

Exploring Groundwater Systems near Kaiwi Coast, Oahu, Hawaii: Haozhe (Jason) Zhang  Article and photos courtesy of American Geophysical Union – Near Surface Geophysics July 2019 Newsletter Haozhe (Jason) Zhang is a first-year master’s student in the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas (KU). He obtained his B.S. in petroleum engineering from KU and …

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