The South Big Data Hub (SBDH), in collaboration with the National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), will convene a workshop on May 15-16 at UNC-Chapel Hill to identify and prioritize research challenges in data science cyberinfrastructure (CI) to enable mobile health (mHealth) applications to address environmental health and related healthcare challenges in the Southern United States.
The proposed workshop will bring together an interdisciplinary group of experts to understand the requirements, architectures, and approaches for mHealth CI. The workshop will explore existing research to understand: What is the state of the art in mHealth CI? How do these architectures deal with potential roadblocks, such as privacy, security, and ethics?
The South Hub and the NCDS would like to invite graduate students in mHealth to apply to participate in the workshop.
Eligibility: Students should be pursuing advanced degrees in data science, mobile health technologies, relevant domain science, or healthcare.
Financial Stipend: The South Hub will cover the actual cost of travel, hotel, and food during the two-day workshop, as per UNC-CH guidelines.
Students can apply by submitting a 1-page position paper. Papers should be submitted by April 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
Read more about the workshop and submit your application here. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As many in the South Big Data Hub community know, our Hub is one of four regional Hubs established by the National Science Foundation in 2015 to foster data science collaborations among academia, industry and government, both in the U.S. and internationally. In 2016, the NSF expanded the BD Hubs’ network by supporting multi-sector and multi-institutional collaborations focused on using data to address regional challenges.
That support translated into BD Hub “Spoke” awards for research addressing regional problems, and several Spoke awards were given to researchers within the states that comprise the South Hub (click here for information on those awards).
This week, the NSF issued a Call for Proposals for round two of the BD Hub Spoke Awards to be funded in FY 2018. The solicitation is not meant to fund proposals in which fundamental research is the primary activity. Instead, BD Hub Spoke proposals should be guided by the following broad themes: Continue reading
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