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March 2017

March 24 4:00 pm - March 26 1:00 pm EDT

Nurses Hack Healthcare Hackathon

For anyone interested in healthcare innovation this hackathon will have you working alongside the leading minds in healthcare innovation today with integrative teams, speakers, as well as mentors who will guide you through a high-energy process of perspective and creation. If you’re looking to start a business, we can facilitate your future team and connect you with entrepreneurial mentors.

March 27 8:00 am - March 31 4:00 pm EDT

CCIS Graduate Student Appreciation Week

CCIS presents the First Annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week! This week is dedicated to celebrating our community of graduate students and thanking you for the hard work and contributions you make to our college. Check out a variety of free and fun events planned just for you!

March 29 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

NUVis Workshop: Basic Cartography and Map Design

Speaker(s): Steven Braun, Northeastern University Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist; Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, Northeastern University Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

In this workshop, participants will explore what it means for a map to be deigned well. In the process, we will use activities to understand map-making as a medium that requires intentionality and careful thoughtfulness, exploring the special design considerations that are particularly important when making maps. What makes a good map? The answer may not be so straightforward.

March 29 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Network Science Institute: Networks and the Unintended Consequences of Communication

Speaker: Sandra González-Bailón, Affiliated Faculty at the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences, Assistant Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)

This talk will offer an account of the progress made in recent decades, and dive into the details of Sandra's own research, which aims to illuminate how networks facilitate large-scale coordination – and dynamics of change that lay beyond the control of any one individual involved.

March 31 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT

NUVis Speaker Series: More Than Pretty Pictures

Speaker: Felice Frankel, Science Photographer and Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

This talk will include examples of Felice Frankel's own attempts in creating various representations; some more successful than others. She will discuss the iterative process of getting from "here" to "there,” making representations that are more than good enough.

April 2017

April 7 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Network Science Institute: Network Neuroscience: Mapping and Modeling Complex Brain Networks

Speaker: Olaf Sporns, Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University; Co-Director at IUNI

In this presentation, Professor Sporns will review current themes and future directions of network neuroscience, including comparative studies of brain networks across different animal species, investigation of prominent network attributes in human brains, and use of computational models to map information flow and communication dynamics.

May 2017

May 1 9:00 am - May 12 5:00 pm EDT

May Institute on Computation and Statistics for Quantitative Proteomics

Please visit the course website for pricing. URL to be posted soon.

Speaker: Dr. Olga Vitek

The Institute will train life scientists and computational scientists in designing and analyzing large-scale experiments relying on proteomics, metabolomics, and other high-throughput mass spectrometry-based bimolecular assays.

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