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"Human Gait Data" — New human gait database for analysis applications in health, biometrics, education, and more

/ June 24, 2021

BIDS Innovate for Health Fellow Akram Bayat and a team of researchers under the supervision of Marc Pomplun at the University of Massachusetts Boston, have recently released Human Gait Data, a large human gait database conducted in real-world conditions, and suitable to be used by researchers using deep learning algorithms for various analysis applications in health, biometrics, education, etc.

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San Francisco Mayor names June 18 "Maya Petersen Day"

/ June 23, 2021

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Maya Petersen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Berkeley School of Public Health, received a special honor from San Francisco Mayor London Breed during a UCSF Virtual Town Hall meeting on June 18, 2021, during which it was announced that June 18, 2021, will now be known as Maya Petersen Day in the City and County of San Francisco.

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Tracking Impact and Measuring Success in Data Education Events

Ciera Martinez / June 22, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  Tracking Impact and Measuring Success in Data Education Events June 22, 2021  |  Code for Science and Society (CS&S) Event Fund Authors: Emily Lescak, Beth Duckles, Yo Yehudi, Reshama Shaikh, Leslie Alanis, Ciera Martinez, Yanina Bellini Saibene, Esther Plomp ___________________________

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The CRIC Cervix Collection: A new, open-source, searchable image database for predictive modeling and screening

/ June 16, 2021

BIDS Research Affiliate Daniela Ushizima and colleagues from the Center for Recognition and Inspection of Cells (CRIC) have published the CRIC Cervix Collection, a searchable image database that makes digital cell image collections available for reproducible research and FAIR machine learning.

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Social psychologist Jack Glaser on racial bias and policing

/ June 16, 2021

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Jack Glaser, a professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy, is a social psychologist whose research interests focus on stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, and intergroup biases at multiple levels of analysis. He investigates the unconscious operation of stereotypes and bias in law enforcement using computerized reaction time methods, and in particular, he is interested in racial profiling and the self-fulfilling effects of stereotype-based discrimination. 

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Project Jupyter: A Computer Code that Transformed Science

/ June 14, 2021

This article is cross-posted from  Project Jupyter: A Computer Code that Transformed Science: A look back at Berkeley Lab’s history with IPython and its impact on science and computing June 14, 2021  |   Linda Vu   |   Berkeley Lab CRD News ___________________________

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David Mongeau named Founding Director of the School of Data Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio

/ June 14, 2021

BIDS Executive Director David Mongeau is stepping down this June to become the Founding Director of the new School of Data Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

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