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Volume 1, Issue 9, September 11, 2014
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The Sky's the Limit for UCLA's Mobility Expert

Rose Rocchio Rose Rocchio, the Director of the Educational and Collaborative Technology Group at UCLA’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), is driving technological innovation in the mobile space.

Rocchio discusses why she’s passionate about mobile technology, how she orchestrated UCLA’s transition to mobile and what participants can learn about at the upcoming Mobility and Modern Web Conference (MMWCON) taking place September 17-19 at UCLA's CNSI Building. Read the full story here.

News & Publications

MMWCON 2014 Starts Next Week

The second annual Mobility and Modern Web Conference, presented by UCLA's OIT, in association with higher ed and corporate partners, will take place September 17-19, 2014. Come learn about the latest trends of the modern web, including modern web technologies, interoperability, data collection and gamification.

IDRE's Visualization and Modeling Expert Lisa Snyder Awarded Two NEH ODH Grants

Lisa Snyder, IDRE's Visualization and Modeling Expert, has been awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities grants for the VSim Project Repository and Archive and Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites. Congratulations Lisa!

UCLA Software Central - Discounted Software

Software Central manages UCLA-wide agreements for discounts on the software products and services commonly used in support of teaching and research. The first place to check for your software needs.

 
 

 

HPC and Statistical Computing Class Materials

Did you miss one of our workshops in high performance computing or statistical computing? Check out the lecture slides to get the information you missed:

Intro to Parallel Computing and OpenMP
Introduction to MPI
Running Parallel Jobs Efficiently

IDRE-related Lectures, Seminars & Colloquia

Digital Broadband Linearization

Digital Broadband Linearization and Wideband High Speed Measurements in Optical Links

This seminar will cover two main topics: digital broadband linearization and performing wideband high speed measurements using time-stretch technology. September 15, 2014 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in Engr. IV Bldg, Tesla Room 53-125. Learn more.
Webinar

Implementation and Improvement Science Webinar

Dr. David Ganz will present: Fostering Constructive Research-Operations Partnerships: Insights from the VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative. October 1, 2014 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. Register for the webinar.
Stata

Introduction to Stata

Stata is a powerful and yet easy-to-use statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using Stata. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using Stata for statistics, graphics and data management. October 14, 2014 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm in CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library). RSVP here.
SPSS

Introduction to SPSS

SPSS is a very easy-to-use statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and UNIX platforms. This class is designed for people who are just starting to use SPSS. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using SPSS for doing statistics, graphics, and data management. October 16, 2014 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library). RSVP here.
SAS

Introduction to SAS

SAS is a powerful statistical package that runs on manyplatforms, including Windows and Unix. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using SAS. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using SAS for statistics, graphics, and data management. October 22, 2014 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library). RSVP here.
R

Introduction to R

R is a powerful statistical package that runs on Windows, Macintosh and Unix platforms. This class is designed for people who are just getting started using R. The students in the class will have a hands-on experience using R for statistics, graphics and data management. October 28, 2014 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm in CLICC Classroom C (320 Powell Library). RSVP here.

IDRE-related Workshops & Events

CTSI Grant Preparation Services

CTSI will be hosting a one hour grant preparation service. Lunch will be provided. September 29 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm at the Friedman Boardroom 12-407 MDCC.

Data Integration, Analysis and Sharing Symposium

This is a two day Symposium on Data Integration, Analysis, and Sharing Symposium and is hosted by two projects: iDASH and the PCORI funded by pSCANNER. It will feature presentations from investigators and keynote speakers related to both projects. September 15-16 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at The Sheraton, La Jolla. Learn more.

Intel @ Xeron Phi Coprocessor Developer Training Event

This one-day training will provide software developers the foundation needed for modernizing their code to take advantage of parallel architectures found in both the Intel ® Xeron ® processor and the Intel ® Xeon Phil ™ coprocessor. October 22, 2014 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm in the Visualization Portal (5628 Math Science). Lunch will be provided.

IDRE Walk-in Statistical Consulting

Walk-in statistical consulting is offered Monday through Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in the DCP/Stat Lab, 4919 Math Sciences. Email consulting is also available.

Grant & Funding Opportunities

Open Funding Opportunities
Google Doc highlighting open grant and funding opportunities applicable to the IDRE community.
Archived Funding Opportunities
Google Doc of archived grant and funding opportunities applicable to the IDRE community.
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