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2019 HSRProj Research Competition for Students: Apply by March 1!

Posted by on January 17th, 2019

AcademyHealth has announced the third annual HSRProj Research Competition for Students, hosted by AcademyHealth and the National Information Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This competition invites students to use data from the Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) database in conjunction with… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health



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NLM Launches a New Banner Exhibition on the 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia

Posted by on January 5th, 2019

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has announced Politics of Yellow Fever in Alexander Hamilton’s America, a banner exhibition with a companion special display and an online adaptation. The exhibition opens January 11, to commemorate what would have been Alexander Hamilton’s 249th birthday. The online adaptation includes an education component featuring a K-12 lesson plan and a… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health



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NLM Announces 2019 History of Medicine Lecture Series

Posted by on December 11th, 2018

The National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine Division has announced the 2019 History of Medicine Lecture Series. All lectures are free, open to the public, and held in the NLM Lister Hill Auditorium on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md. Lectures are also live-streamed globally and archived by NIH VideoCasting, which is made possible… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Education & Training, Events, General



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NCBI to assist in Virus Hunting Data Science Hackathon January 9-11 at San Diego State University!

Posted by on November 14th, 2018

NCBI has announced the second installment of the SoCal Bioinformatics Hackathon, on January 9-11, 2019, hosted by the Computational Sciences Research Center at San Diego State University (SDSU)! Anyone interested in participating should have experience in computational virus hunting or adjacent fields to identify known, taxonomically-definable and novel viruses from a few hundred thousand metagenomic… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, Events



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Apply by December 1 for the 2019 MLA Research Training Institute!

Posted by on October 9th, 2018

Applications are open through December 1 for the 2019 cohort of the MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI) research fellows. Please follow links to the application instructions and the online application form. The heart of the RTI is a weeklong, residential, immersive workshop held in Chicago, July 15–19, 2019, with follow-up activities… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events

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