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GIS Day 2017 Workshops!

by on November 9, 2017 9:47 pm
Join Stanford Libraries in preparing for GIS Day ( Wednesday, November 15th) by attending a workshop next Monday or Tuesday on Skynet or CARTO. Deep Learning + Satellite Imagery Tutorial with Drew Bollinger of Development SeedMONDAY, NOV 131:00-5:00 PM (PST)Branner Earth Sciences Library | 397 Panama Mall | Stanford, CA 94305 Skynet is optimized for… Read more GIS Day 2017 Workshops!

Towards greater reproducibility for life-sciences research in Nature

by on June 5, 2017 7:11 am
Nature and Nature Research journals announced that alongside every life-sciences manuscript will now be an author provided reporting-summary document which includes details of experimental design, reagents, and analysis. See the document and read about Nature’s commitment to reproducibility of published results. Photocredit: “Laboratory Science” by Bill Dickinson on Flickr (2012) CC BY NC ND 2.0

Four Steps to a Lightning Talk

by on June 1, 2017 7:23 am
Many conferences and symposiums are including the option of lightning talks to increase opportunities for sharing ideas in a quick and efficient manner.  Here are four suggested steps for successfully coming up with a topic and executing your first lightning talk.

Tracking Science Migration with ORCID

by on May 22, 2017 11:38 am
Science recently had an issue focused on human migrations.  John Bohannon and Kirk Doran decided to use the ORCID dataset to track the migration of researchers and they share these tracks through flowing visualizations. Don’t have an ORCID?  Register in 3 easy steps.

500 Cities Project: Local Data for Better Health

by on May 11, 2017 12:52 pm
The 500 Cities project is a collaboration between the CDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the CDC Foundation. It’s purpose is to provide city and census-tract-level small area estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for the largest 500 cities in the United States. At least one city… Read more 500 Cities Project: Local Data for Better Health

Population Health Sciences Portal

by on March 29, 2017 9:32 am
A new Population Health Sciences portal has been added to Lane’s website for researchers, faculty, and students interested in the quickly growing field of population health sciences.  The guide focuses on where to look for population health related data-sets and also organizes resources by the three Center for Population Health Sciences working groups: Across the Lifespan,… Read more Population Health Sciences Portal