science & technology

Asking Different Questions Working Group Invites New Participants

October 09, 2019

Are you interested in integrating a commitment to justice into your research? Join FRI for Asking Different Questions (ADQ). This project takes on the challenge of changing research cultures to create more equitable and accurate knowledge. We are doing this by creating and pilot testing discussion-based curriculum designed to train graduate students in how to locate their research questions within larger societal context, identify historical bias, and address questions of those traditionally under-served.

Kim TallBear on Whiteness in Science

March 03, 2019

Dr. Kim TallBear is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta. She is also a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Fellow. She is the author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic ScienceProfessor TallBear's faculty page.

Women in Data Science Davis

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) is a one-day technical conference that provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science-related research in a number of domains, learn how leading-edge companies are using data science for success, and connect with potential mentors and collaborators