Press Release

For the future of the planet, there are few research subjects more important than the global supplies of food, water, and energy. To comprehensively study, understand, and inform policy around these complex systems, the next generation of researchers in the physical, social, and biological sciences will need fluency with data analysis methods that traverse traditional academic boundaries.

Event
Raffaele Montella, University of Naples
April 07, 2017
Searle 240

Speaker: Raffaele Montella, Department of Science and Technology, University of Naples “Parthenope”, Italy
Hosts:  Kyle Chard and Alison Brizius

Event
Raffaele Montella, University of Naples
March 31, 2017
Searle 240, 5735 S. Ellis Ave.

Speaker: Raffaele Montella, Department of Science and Technology, University of Naples “Parthenope”, Italy
Hosts:  Kyle Chard and Alison Brizius

In The News
Forbes

Since the 2016 election, there has been much discussion of "fake news" -- false stories propagated over social media, usually with a political slant. But climate researchers have been all too familiar with this phenomenon for much longer, pushing back against media reports that push unscientific claims and distorted portrayals of the climate change "debate." So it's no surprise that this same scientific community is leading the charge against unreliable science articles, with a new initiative that drafts researchers into volunteer fact-checking.

Event
Emmanuel Vincent, Sierra Nevada Research Institute
January 26, 2017
Searle 240a

Misinformation on scientific topics abounds online, both “fake news” and plain misunderstanding.

Event
November 17, 2016
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 201

Fall Quarter Hackathon on Campus Energy and Resource use, November 17

Press Release

Navipoint Genomics and Praedictus Climate Solutions, two companies launched by CI researchers at Globus and the Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy Policy (RDCDP), received funding in the latest round of the University of Chicago Innovation Fund.

Event
David Kelly & Michael Glotter, RDCEP
February 18, 2015
Searle 240 and Webcast

Working With Climate Data and Tools

Event
Joshua Elliott, RDCEP & Funmi Olopade, UChicago Medicine
January 21, 2015
Searle 240 and Webcast

Funmi Olopade - Using Whole Genome Sequencing and Parallel Computing to Understand the Genetic Archit

Event
October 15, 2014
University of Chicago, Searle 240

To kick off the 2014 Inside the Discovery Cloud speaker series, the CI invites you to lunch on October 15th to hear about opportunities for collaborative and student research projects at the Univer