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NSF Awards $15M to DataONE Environmental Linked Data Project

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Mary Martialay of RPI News reports, “The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $15 million to a team of environmental and earth science data researchers, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.”

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NIH Awards $11M Grant for Biomedical Big Data Center

By   /  October 13, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess David Templeton of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, “With huge biomedical data sets scattered nationwide, often with incompatible computer software systems, accessing and analyzing the data for research and health care benefits can be challenging. The National Institutes of Health now is working to correct the problem. The NIH has awarded the University […]

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NSF Funds Claremont McKenna Mathematics Professor to Research Compressive Signal Processing

By   /  June 12, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Claremont McKenna College assistant professor of mathematics Deanna Needell has been awarded a prestigious, five-year National Science Foundation CAREER grant of more than $413,000 for her research on the practical application of compressive signal processing (CSP).

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Hoyos Labs Issues $78,000 Research Grant to Villanova University

By   /  February 17, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In order to further technological advancements in secure identity authentication, Hoyos Labs, a digital infrastructure company, has provided a $78,000 research grant to Villanova University in the area of computer security.

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Stanford Receives $3M Grant for Medical Big Data Initiative

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Ruthann Richter of the Stanford School of Medicine reports, “The Li Ka Shing Foundation has provided a $3 million planning grant to the Stanford University School of Medicine for a new initiative to explore ways of harnessing the vast repositories of biomedical data to improve human health and lower health-care costs. This latest gift will further a […]

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Glasgow Wins Grant to Become One of UK's First Smart Cities

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jane Wakefield of the BBC reports that Glasgow has been awarded a £24 million grant by the British government to make it one of the UK’s first smart cities.

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New Grant to Promote Open Data in Developing Countries

By   /  September 5, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Jose M. Alonso reports, “The Web Foundation is announcing a new grant, awarded by the Ford Foundation, to demonstrate and accelerate the global adoption of Open Data.”

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Berkeley Team Takes on Big Data with $10M Grant

By   /  April 9, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A team of professors and researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has been awarded $10 million by the National Science Foundation to research Big Data solutions, Jeanne Carstensen reports. Carstensen writes, “The sheer size of [Big Data] combined with its complexity has threatened to overwhelm just about everybody, including the scientists […]

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OKF Receives Grant for Open Economics Working Group

By   /  February 24, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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OKF recently announced that ” the Open Knowledge Foundation in partnership with the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge has received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the development of an Open Economics Working Group.”

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News360 Joins the Microsoft BizSpark One Program

By   /  November 17, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

News360 has received some good news of its own.

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