Call for Proposals: GPSS Academic Conference, Dec 11

Call for Proposals: GPSS Academic Conference

Deadline: Proposals due December 11, 2019

Are you conducting research or scholarship that pushes the boundaries of your field? Are you interested in interdisciplinary methods and topics? Are you looking to practice or further develop your professional skills? If so, you should consider responding to this call for proposals for the 2020 GPSS Academic Conference. The theme for this conference is Breaking Boundaries and it aims to provide space for topics and subjects that might not find it at more traditional venues.

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iSchool Research Symposium: Lasting Impacts, Nov 4

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iSchool Research Symposium: Lasting Impacts: A Panel with Three Recent iSchool Award Winners

Monday, November 4, 2019
12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Bloedel 070
Zoom Room

This past year, the iSchool dean and two professors earned lasting impact awards for their research. On this panel, each will discuss the thought process that went into selecting their specific research projects. They will talk about whether they thought these topics would have a lasting impact at the time they formulated their ideas for the projects, or whether lasting impact is something that “just happens.” Do researchers have ways at the inception of their projects to amplify the long-term impacts of their research?

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iSchool Research Symposium: “We are all well – A partial history of public information infrastructures after disasters”, Oct 21

iSchool Research Symposium: “We are all well – A partial history of public information infrastructures after disasters”

Monday, October 21, 2019
Bloedel Hall Room 070
12:30 to 1:20 PM, PT
Remote Viewing via Zoom.

Interested in how people create and distribute information (and misinformation) following a natural disaster? You should consider attending the fourth in the iSchool Research Symposium series. Presented by Dr. Megan Finn, the talk focuses upon how today’s post-disaster information landscape is shaped by institutions, policies, and technologies. Light refreshments will be provided. Please feel free to bring your lunch.

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The 15th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium, Apr 17

The 15th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium

UW Seattle HUB Ballroom
Wednesday, April 17 (2:00-4:30 PM)

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning for the UW’s 15th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium. This event is open to the public. Faculty, staff, and students from all three UW campuses will come together to:

  • Build conversation and community around teaching, learning, and related research
  • Highlight research and practices that advance student learning
  • Promote innovation in teaching and collaboration among practitioners of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at UW

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Call for Workshop Participation: Algorithms on the Shop Floor: Data-driven Technologies in Organizational Context, Apr 19

Call for Workshop Participation: Algorithms on the Shop Floor: Data-driven Technologies in Organizational Context

Deadline: Applications due April 19, 2019

On June 14, 2019, Data & Society will host a workshop in NYC on the intersection of technology and organizational theory and practice. The workshop arises from an increasing need to understand how automated, algorithmic, AI, or otherwise data-driven technologies are being integrated into organizational contexts and processes. Continue reading

Funding: Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, Mar 31

Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Deadline: Grant Proposals due by March 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM PDT

Broadening participation in computing is a core part of Microsoft’s values; accordingly, they are excited to continue the Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant that aims to recognize, support, and mentor diverse doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research in computing-related fields. Continue reading