Library of Event Recordings


Research Design is Not Enough Series

Recent Advances in the Theory of Experimentation

Erick Snowberg, Department of Economics and Political Science at California Insitute of Technology

Date: 2/2/17

Link to Erik Snowberg on Echo 360

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2015 - 2016

Quantitative Biology & Theoretical Biophysics Series

The stabilized supralinerar network: A simple "balanced network mechanism explaining nonlinear cortical integration

Ken Miller, Departments of Neuroscinece and Physiology & Cellular Biophysics at Columbia University

Date: 3/2/16

Emerging hierarchies in biological distribution networks

Eleni Katifori, Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania

Date: 2/3/16

The learnability of critical dsitributions

Stephanie Palmer, Department of Oranismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago

Date: 1/27/16

Diversity of Immune Receptor Repertoires

Aleksandra Wolczak, Physics Department at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris

Date: 12/2/2015

Similarity Matching: A New Principle of Neural Computation

Dmitri Chklovskii, Group Leader for Neuroscience, Simons Foundation


Data Visualization - Annual Theme

Data Visualizations: Drawing Actionable Insights from Data

Katy Borner, Department of Information & Library Science at Indiana University

Date: 2/4/16

Historical data visualization and presenting rich data archives

Ben Schmidt, History Department at Northeastern University

Date: 11/11/2015

Catching Bad Guys with Visualization and Data Mining

Polo Chau, College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology

DATE: 10/14/2015

The Value of Visualization for Exploring and Understanding Data

John Stasko, School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology

Date: 10/1/2015

Quantitative Climate Change

Earth System Stability Through Geologic Time

David Archer, Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago

Date: 1/28/16

QSS Major Events

Data Science Club Guest Speaker
"How Social Science can prepare you for a career in Data Science"

Drew Linzer, Chief Data Scientist @ Daily Kos

Date: 12/3/2015

Academic and Career Avenues in Data Science: A Networking Night


Howard Chang, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University

Date: 10/8/2015

Academic and Career Avenues in Data Science: A Networking Night

Non-Profit Sector

Dana Rickman, Dir. of Policy and Research, GA Partnership for Excellence in Education

Date: 10/8/2015

Academic and Career Avenues in Data Science: A Networking Night


Nicole Miller, Manager-Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST), Ernst & Young

Date: 10/8/2015

Academic and Career Avenues in Data Science: A Networking Night


Nathan Danneman, Data Scientist, Data Tactics Corporation

Date: 10/8/2015

Academic and Career Avenues in Data Science: A Networking Night

Q&A Session

Date: 10/8/2015

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2014 - 2015

Learning Analytics

Title: Teaching and Learning in an Evolving Educational Environment

Charles Dziuban, The Center for Distributed Learning, University of Central Florida

Date: 10/15/2014

Title: Advancing University Teaching and Learning Analytics: Linking Pedagogical Intent and Student Activity through Data-Based Reflection

Alyssa Wise, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University

Date: 11/17/2014

Title: Towards Long-Term and Actionable Prediction of Student Outcomes Using Automated Detectors of Engagement and Affect

Ryan Baker, The Teachers College, Columbia University

Date: 2/9/2015

Title: Hail to the Data: What We're Learning from Learning Analytics

Timothy McKay, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics, University of Michigan

Date: 4/8/2015

Title: Do counts of digital traces count for learning?

Dragan Gašević, School of Education at the University of Edinburgh

Date: 4/17/2015

Collective Computations

Title: Decision Making in Animal Groups

Gonzalo de Polavieja, The Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Champalimaud Foundation

Date: 2/18/2015


Special Lectures

Title: Legislative Effectiveness in the United States Congress

Alan Wiseman, Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University

Date: 6/12/2015

part 1    part 2

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2013 - 2014

Complex Network Series

Title: Strategic Interaction and Networks 

Rachel Kranto, Department of Economics, Duke University

Date: 11/5/2013

Title: Communities in Networks

Peter Mucha, Department of Mathematics, UNC Chapel Hill

Date: 2/7/2014

Title: Help or Hindrance? The Role of Humanitarian Military Interventions in Human Security NGO Operations

Amanda Murdie, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri 

Date: 3/5/2014

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2012 - 2013

Big Data Series

Title: Language As Influence(d): Power and Memorability

Lillian Lee, Department of Computer Science, Cornell University

Date: 9/26/2012

Title: Finding Meaning in Big Genomic Data

Steve Cole, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Date: 2/20/2013

Title: Entering the Era of Genomic Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges

Eric Green, National Human Genome Research Institute

Date: 3/19/2013


Title:The Dynamics of Vaccination Sentiments on a Large Online Social Network

Marcel Salathé, Department of Biology, Penn State

Date: 4/10/2013


Title: How to Read a Million Letters

Dan Edelstein, Department of French and Italian, Stanford University

Date: 4/24/2013

Visiting Fellows Series

Title:Understanding Heterogeneous Effects of Health Policies Using a Gene-Environment Interaction Framework

Jason Fletcher, Yale School of Public Health (Currently at University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Date: 6/4/2013


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