Category Archives: Data Science

NIH Rehabilitation Research Conference Highlights Role of Technology and Big Data

The NIH is hosting a conference “Rehabilitation Research at NIH: Moving the Field Forward” on May 25-26, 2016 to discuss the range of rehabilitation research projects funded by the NIH and to gather feedback on the development of the recommendations for the NIH Rehabilitation Research Plan.  Panel discussions include a discussion of telemedicine and smartphone apps in rehab (“Bending the Arc of Technology Toward Rehabilitation and Health) and the use of big data in rehab (“Using Data to Drive Discovery”). Dr. Jennifer Hicks, the Mobilize Center Director of Data Science, will present a talk on how our Center uses data from wearable sensors, research labs, and clinics to understand and improve human mobility.

The full agenda is available here.  The event will also be webcast:

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Women in Data Science Conference

We are excited to announce our participation in the first Women in Data Science Conference.  If you want to hear what women in data science are doing, learn more about how to educate and support women who are doing data science, or just want to meet other women in data science, come join us.  The list of all-female speakers is impressive!

Date: November 2, 2015
Location: Stanford University Alumni Center, Stanford, CA
Learn more: http://widsconference.org/