CIRSS - Research Areas Collections and Curation e-Science Digital Humanities Socio-technical Data Analytics

The activities of the iSchool Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) are aimed at advancing how scientists and scholars work with digital information and new technologies to support the dynamic interplay among information, people, and information systems. Current research emphases include the curation of research data, socio-technical data analytics, scientific data and knowledge management, and large-scale digital research collections. CIRSS also helps lead the development and management of related iSchool academic programs, the Specialization in Data Curation and the Socio-technical Data Analytics (SODA) specialization.

CIRSS - Research Areas

Recent Publications

Pimentel, J. F., Dey, S., Mcphillips, T., Belhajjame, K., Koop, D., Murta, L., . . . Ludäscher, B. (2016). Yin & Yang: Demonstrating Complementary Provenance from noWorkflow & YesWorkflow. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes, 161-165. Read more

Cao,Y., Jones,C., Cuevas-Vicenttín,V., Jones, M., Ludäscher,B.,McPhillips, T., Missier, P., Schwalm, C., Slaughter, P., Vieglais, D., Walker, L., Wei, Y. (2016) DataONE: A Data Federation with Provenance Support.
In Proceedings of the 6th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW) (pp. 230-234.).
Presented at IPAW, Mclean, VA, June 7-8, 2016. Read more

Franz, N. M., Pier, N. M., Reeder, D. M., Chen, M., Yu, S., Kianmajd, P., . . . Ludäscher, B. (2016). Two Influential Primate Classifications Logically Aligned. Systematic Biology Syst Biol, 65(4), 561-582. Read more

Gabb, H.A. and Blake, C. (2016). An informatics approach to cumulative
chemical exposure from consumer products: A case study for asthma-associated and endocrine disrupting chemicals.  Environmental Health Perspectives. Read more

Cuevas-Vicenttín, V., Kianmajd, P., Ludäscher, B., Missier, P., Chirigati, F., Wei, Y., et al.. (2015). Provenance Storage, Querying, and Visualization in PBase. In Provenance and Annotation of Data and Processes (pp. 239-241). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16462-5 Read more

Souden,M. Blake, C., Twidale,M., Anderson,C. Stelmack, J., (2015) Making sense of big data: Online question answering practices supporting healthcare data re-use. 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Optimizing Personal and Population Health, December 14-15, 2015, Washington D.C. Read more

Dong, Y., Keating, K.M., Khetani, R.S., Fields, C., Inskeep, W.P., Sanford, R.A., Yau, P.M., Imai, B.S., Hernandez, A..G., Wright, C., Srivastava, V., Weber, J., Bulone, V., Cann, I.K.O., Guang, S., and Fouke, B.W. (2015) Survival Strategies of Low-Diversity Filamentous Microbial Mats within High-Temperature, Dysoxic and Turbulent Environments of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, USA. The ISME Journal. Accepted. Read more


May 9, 2017

Cheryl Thompson Defends Dissertation

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May 8, 2017

Andrea Thomer Defends Dissertation

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April 14, 2017

Karen Baker Defends Dissertation

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January 27, 2016

Computational Social Science Workshop takes place Saturday 30 January

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CIRSS Seminar

CIRSS Seminar with Jorge Rojas- Alvarez, Informatics PhD candidate

Friday, March 30, 2018, 4pm–5pm

CIRSS Seminar

CIRSS Seminar with scholarly visitor David Mimno

Leader(s): David Mimno, Cornell University

Monday, April 2, 2018, 4:15pm–5:15pm

CIRSS Seminar

CIRSS Seminar with scholarly visitor Peter Murray-Rust

Leader(s): Peter Murray-Rust, University of Cambridge

Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 4:15pm–5:15pm


CIRSS Seminar

[** Please note room change to 242 IS, and start time of 4:15pm **]  Opportunities for computer support for systematic reviewing - a gap analysis

Leader(s): Linh Hoang, iSchool PhD Candidate

Friday, March 16, 2018, 4:15pm–5:15pm

CIRSS Seminar

Egalitarian data mining: Considerations and methods for online education environments

Leader(s): Nigel Bosch, NCSA Post-doctoral Research Fellow.

Friday, March 9, 2018, 4pm–5pm