Diversity in science matters to breakthroughs. When more scientists with varied backgrounds and experiences fill laboratories and collaborate on teams, outcomes in innovation and discovery surpass those of less diverse scientific groups, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)….
iSchool Faculty, Students Presenting at Big Data in Libraries Conference
School of Information Studies faculty and students are among the presenters for the Big Data in Libraries conference taking place April 11 in Syracuse.
Assistant Professor Bei Yu will speak on “Managing and Curating Undergraduate-Generated Qualitative Data.” Sarah Bratt, a second-year library information science master’s degree student, will present on “Gold Rush: Mining Public Library Data with R and Excel.” Another graduate student in the iSchool’s LIS program, Kusturie Moodley, will speak about “Citation Opinion Classification Schema.”