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COVID-19 Pandemic Response Virtual Hackathon, March 27-29 Event Description: The Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. The goal is to bring public health professionals alongside the technology community’s talent to contribute to the world’s response to the pandemic. Hackathon projects will… Read More »
This past March 2020 RDAP was hosted in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Unfortunately, I was not able to attend in person, but I was able to catch the conference virtually. The keynote speaker was incredibly informative and knowledgeable and of course, very articulate and engaging. For me, the highlight of the Summit was the keynote… Read More »
I have some very exciting news to share with you all. The PNR Citizen Science Team has planned a great PNR Rendezvous webinar entitled “What’s All this Talk About Citizen Science?” on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 at 1 P.M. PT | 2 P.M. MT | 4 P.M. ET | 10 A.M. Hawaii | 12 P.M…. Read More »
The new coronavirus (i.e. COVID-19) has some people in the United States worried. As of February 18th, 2020, there are more than 70,000 confirmed cases in China right now. The outbreak is serious, but if you’re living in the United States, the odds are that the regular flu is a much more serious risk to… Read More »
“The Field Guide to Citizen Science: How You Can Contribute to Scientific Research and Make a Difference”, written by SciStarter experts Darlene Cavalier, Catherine Hoffman, and Caren Cooper is a fantastic read. They do an excellent job of explaining what defines citizen science, its history, and how you can easily become a citizen scientist with… Read More »