#saveIWS

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 […]

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Relating to data through visualisation: 3 funded PhD studentships in the UK

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 […]

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Research Data Science Summer School

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 […]

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Call for Student Papers: Indexing and retrieval of non-textual information

“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 […]

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ESC Newsletter January 2016

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) […]

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3 PhD scholarships for 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

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