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Highlighted NIH Data Science Community Engagement Activities

Introduction

The National Institutes of Health hosts and supports a rich variety of data science activities across the NIH campus as well as both nationally and internationally.  The following events are part of the ongoing data science community outreach activities sponsored by the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science, BD2K, and other NIH Institutes and Centers.

2016: NIH Pi Day Celebration 3.1416

NIH invites you to participate in our second annual celebration of Pi Day, on Monday, March 14, 2016, with a day of events and activities celebrating the intersection between the quantitative and biomedical sciences. On Pi Day and every day, NIH recognizes the importance of building a diverse biomedical workforce with the quantitative skills required to tackle future challenges.

A full day of events includes a presentation by our special guest, Dr. Carlos Bustamante, a workshop on Reproducible Research, and a Pi Day Scholars program for high school students and their teachers.

For more information and schedule of events, Click here.

Read about 2016 NIH Pi Day on the Input | Output Blog

Watch 2016 NIH Pi Day Talk by Dr. Carlos Bustamante

2015: The Pi Day of the Century 3.14,15

On March 13, 2015, on the eve of Pi day, we held the first NIH-wide celebration of Pi Day, an annual celebration of the irrational number Pi, 3.14..., on March 14. This was a spectacularly well attended event that brought together scientists, students, and staff to highlight the role that mathematics plays in today’s most state-of-the-art biomedical research.

Read about 2015 NIH Pi Day on the Input | Output Blog

Watch 2015 NIH Pi Day Talk by Dr. Eric Lander

NIH Distinguished Seminar Series

This dynamic public lecture series brings high-profile researchers and experts to the NIH main campus to exemplify the roles that integration of the computational and the quantitative sciences play in the today’s most innovative biomedical research, health research policy development, and sustainable research practices.

Read more about the NIH Distinguished Seminar Series here.

NIH Frontiers in Data Science Leture Series

This series brings ideas at the forefront of data science to the NIH and biomedical science communities. Lectures, webinars, and workshops in this series are intended to inspire biomedical data science innovation and exploration. Many of these events are co-sponsored by individual NIH Institutes and Centers in order to highlight areas of data science that are of relevance or interest to particular biomedical domains.

Read more about the NIH Frontiers in Data Science Lecture Series here.

Submitting an Event, Activity, or Exhibit

If your Institute, Center, or Office has an event or activity that you would like highlighted on this page, please submit a request with the website’s Contact Us form.

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