With a three-day schedule packed full of panels, workshops, and working groups convening to exchange solutions for curating and sharing research data, the 2021 Dataverse Community Meeting will be held virtually on June 15–17. Registration is free and open to both current and future members of the Dataverse Community.
"We need a standard again of what constitutes journalism. I began to wonder whether transparency in ownership could ironically rebuild trust in news?" writes Heidi Legg, research fellow and project lead at the Future of Media Project. "And so I built an index. Actually, I built three..."
The Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard has enjoyed a partnership with IQSS dating back to 2009, enabling the lab to leverage the expertise of IQSS’s administrative teams to bring new collaborators into the organization from all over the world and secure funding from a variety of external sources, including NASA, Schwab Charitable, and the Linux Foundation.
Helping Treat Malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa
Professor Caroline Buckee worked with the IQSS Data Science Services team to analyze cell phone data from 15 million individuals over the course of a year to track the spread of malaria. The data analysis detailed the movement of individuals through sub-Saharan Africa and beyond to track the spread of malaria and recognize the origin of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, which informs the individuals and organizations in Africa who can provide tools to prevent further spread of the disease.