Epidemiologists develop a computational tool to optimize study design


Professor Jennifer Ahern of the School of Public Health, and two staff researchers, Masters of Public Health (MPH) Ellie Matthay and Scott Zimmerman, are developing a software tool called the Study Simulator, a web-based simulation generator that will allow investigators to identify optimal study designs and methods of analysis for research inquiries in Public Health and Epidemiology.

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Fine photographs of fungus

Collaboration among researchers in the curation of digital resources is becoming the norm these days.  However, even if your intention is to make your digital assets available to the research community and to link them appropriately, it can still be challenging to make that happen.

Here's a short and satisfying story of one such collaboration in the field of natural history -- serendipitous to be sure, but likely to become more and more common.

Undergraduate student uses Savio to perform Natural Language Processing on Fanfiction

Smitha Milli and David Bamman

Smitha Milli, a fourth year Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) undergraduate student at UC Berkeley, is collaborating with David Bamman, Assistant Professor at the Berkeley School of Information, to perform Natural Language Processing (NLP) on fanfiction texts.