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  • INCF accepted as a mentoring organization in GSoC 2022

    We are happy to announce that INCF has been accepted as a mentoring organization in Google Summer of Code 2022, for the 12th year running!

    INCF has participated as a GSoC mentoring organization since 2011, identifying and recruiting mentors from our community who volunteer to mentor one or more GSoC contributors in open source software development over the summer.

  • Data Scientist or Scientific Software Engineer at the Max Planck Institute

    As part of an externally funded project with members of the Cogitate Consortium, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics is seeking to hire a Data Scientist or Scientific Software Engineer, ideally one with a background in research data management (RDM), FAIR data, and database administration.

  • Short-Course: Longitudinal Data Tensor-Linear Modeling and Space-kime Analytics

    Short-Course: Longitudinal Data Tensor-Linear Modeling and Space-kime Analytics. This short course will cover the current state-of-the-art approaches for tensor-based linear modeling and space-kime analytics. Instructors will present a generalized framework for modeling and prediction of scalar, matrix, or tensor outcomes from observed tensor inputs.

  • Call for global collaboration on standardization of neuroscience data

    A recent perspective article in Neuroinformatics calls for increased international collaboration on standardization of neuroscience data.

  • Staff Scientist/Team Leader Position Available

    The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is recruiting for a Staff Scientist/Team Leader position to direct the Scientific and Statistical Computing Core/AFNI Team. The primary function of this group is to support multimodal neuroimaging research in the intramural research program (IRP) at NIH.

  • Funding opportunities February 2022

    List of Funding opportunities in February 2022

  • Call for INCF Assembly Workshop Themes

    Do you have a great workshop idea? Let us know! We are inviting all members of the INCF community to submit proposals for workshop themes to be included in the virtual 2022 INCF Assembly this autumn. We encourage submissions that focus on FAIR data management approaches, tools, and infrastructure applicable to the neuroscience data lifecycle.

  • NIH launches the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative to increase access to biomedical data

    On January 26,  the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) launched the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI), to enable better access to and discovery of NIH-funded data among generalist repositories.

  • INCF applies to GSoC 2022!

    This week, INCF is applying to participate in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) for the 12th time running. GSoC is a long-running program where contributors new to open source work with mentors on coding projects supported by a stipend from Google.

  • Summer Research Assistant/Associate, Center for Computational Neuroscience (Multiple Positions)

    CCN invites applications for paid summer internships by graduate or advanced undergraduate students in physics, electrical engineering, machine learning, computer science or related fields.