What is Love Data Week?
Love Data Week is an international celebration of data, aiming to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services.
Join us and register for Brown’s Inaugural Love Data Week February 10 – 14, 2020!
Brown’s Love Data Week is sponsored by the Office of Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the University Library.
What is the theme for 2020?
The theme of Love Data Week 2020 is get to know the data specialists at your institution, the kinds of work they do, and the data and associated issues with which these data specialists engage.
Who should I contact to learn more?
To participate or get more information, email email@example.com.
Love Data Week Events:
Monday, February 10
- Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL), Room 135, Rockefeller Library, 10 Prospect Street
- 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Kick off Love Data Week by learning data organization and cleaning skills. The University Library is holding a Data Carpentry workshop on Tidy data, OpenRefine, and GitHub led by certified instructors at Brown, Ashely Champagne and Kelsey Sawyer. Check out the lessons online. Brown is a member of the The Carpentries, a not-for-profit, that trains instructors to teach faculty and students foundational coding, and data science skills to researchers.
- The Underground, Stephen Robert 62′ Campus Center, 75 Waterman Street
- 7 – 9 p.m.
Nerd Nite is a monthly event held around the globe during which experts give fun-yet-informative presentations on a variety of topics. We are excited to collaborate with Nerd Nite RI for Nerd Nite RI: Data Slam Edition! Bar food and drinks provided.
Tuesday, February 11
- Friedman Auditorium, Metcalf Research Building, 190 Thayer Street
- 7 pm
In collaboration with the Brown University Film Forum (BUFF), join us for a movie night all about data! Snacks provided.
Wednesday, February 12
- Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) Room 135, Rockefeller Library, 10 Prospect Street
- 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Join us as Professor Brandon Marshall and his research group hold a panel on the ways that open access to data and data sharing have impacted their work in epidemiology and public health. Pizza lunch provided.
Thursday, February 13
- Sidney E. Frank Digital Studio, 1st Floor Rockefeller Library, 10 Prospect Street
- 12 – 1:30 p.m.
With respect to this year’s theme, we are proud to host “Data Bytes,” an event where data specialists offer “byte”-sized presentations on who they are, what they do, and the data with which they engage. Data specialists include representatives from the Data Science Initiative, CIS Data Science Practice Group and Center for Computation & Visualization, Center for Digital Scholarship, Office of Research Integrity, Office of General Counsel, the Multimedia Lab, the Environmental and Remote Technologies Lab, and Advance CTR and Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics. Presentations will be followed by an informal opportunity to meet your data specialists. Kabob and Curry “bytes” provided.