This was the hashtag in the last days which has brought our information science community slightly closer. The Story The story behind this hashtag is the faculty decision on the closure of the information science department at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany. The dean himself said that the faculty council always have to decide […]
Relating To Data: understanding data through visualisation is a network of three funded PhD studentships which focuses on how people relate to data through their visualisation, the narratives and meanings people attach to visualisations and the potential understanding produced by them. The successful candidates will be located at one of the universities of Leeds, Sheffield […]
Doctoral researchers working on privacy, data protection, security, surveillance and ethics are invited to participate in the first Interdisciplinary Summer school on Privacy (ISP 2016) to be held from July 10-15, 2016 in Berg en Dal (The Netherlands), close to Radboud University (Nijmegen).
Trieste Italy August 1-12, 2016 The CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science | (smr 2876) The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, in collaboration with CODATA, RDA and TWAS, is organising a short course in the data science approaches and skills that are essential for 21st century research. The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer […]
“Winners will receive a Best Student Paper award and $500 cash prize” SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, April 4, 2016 FINALIST NOTIFICATION: Friday, April 15, 2016 FINALIST PRESENTATIONS: Wednesday, April 27 or Thursday, April 28, 2016 The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Arts and Humanities (SIG-AH) and the Special Interest Group for Visualization, Images, & Sound […]
We are happy to present the new edition of the first newsletter of the European Student Chapter in this year. Topics of the issue are: • Presentation of the new ESC Board Members • “I was at…“ – four students report on their conference attendance • Do you know? (new topic) • Lexicon (new topic) […]
Authors are invited to submit paper abstracts (up to 1500 words); poster, panel, demonstration, workshop, dissertation (PhD forum) and student showcase abstracts (up to 750 words) to the conference Libraries In the Digital Age (LIDA) which will be held at the University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia, 13-17 June 2016.
The Connected Intelligence Centre at the University of Technology Sydney is currently advertising 3 PhD scholarships for 2016 on the following topics/themes: * Learning Analytics, Agency and Algorithmic Accountability * Learning Analytics for Student Writing Practices * Learning Analytics Across Digital and Physical Spaces http://utscic.edu.au/research/phd
Two Scholarships at the PhD level (starting September 2016) are available in the Department of Sociology at Queen’s University to work on a project, funded through a SSHRC Partnership Grant on “Big Data Surveillance” under the supervision of David Lyon and/or David Murakami Wood. The project is a multi-disciplinary and comparative analysis of the development […]
Expressions of interest are sought from UK/EU students for EPSRC PhD scholarships within the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester; tenable within the University’s Centre for Development Informatics.