Darch nominated for UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research

Darch nominated for UCLA Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research

Congratulations to our own Peter Darch for representing the Information Studies Department in his nomination for the UCLA-wide Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research. While there are more than 1,100 postdocs at UCLA, Darch was one of only 24 nominees for the prestigious award. Congratulations to Darch on his nomination and excellence in research and mentoring.    ...
UCLA KI Team at the “Herrenhausen Conference: Big Data in a Transdisciplinary Perspective”, Hannover, Germany

UCLA KI Team at the “Herrenhausen Conference: Big Data in a Transdisciplinary Perspective”, Hannover, Germany

On March 25-27 2015, the UCLA KI team participated to the first edition of the¬†Herrenhausen Conference – Big Data in a Transdisciplinary Perspective, which was held in Hannover, Germany, and sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation. Christine L. Borgman was the opening keynote speaker at the conference on March 25. The same day, Irene Pasquetto, our first year PhD student, gave a lightening talk on her preliminary work on open data practices in physical science. Pasquetto also presented a poster on the same topic and was awarded with a travel grant by the Volkswagen Foundation.    ...