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Dr. Javed Mostafa's invited talk at Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

Your Brain on Google: The Neuroscience of Online Search

How does online searching affect your brain? Research on online searching has been primarily based on behavioral models, and it is only in the last few years that researchers have started to focus more intensively on physiological and neurological evidence associated with online searching. In this talk, Professor Javed Mostafa from the University of North Carolina provided an overview of an ongoing project investigating online search based on a neuro-physiological method. The aim of the project is to determine if search task types and the modality of search result presentation lead to differential neuro-physiological responses.



THInC 2018-2019 Organizing Team Application

Call for organizers and volunteers for the Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC), which is a hackathon organized by graduate and undergraduate students from UNC/Duke/NCSU but with involvement of the larger health tech community. To learn more about the Triangle Health Innovation Challenge, please visit here 


Coming in June: 2018 mHealth Technology Showcase

Bringing together mHealth technology developers and health researchers.
Registration and attendance for the showcase is free. Applications are being accepted for those who want to present their research or demonstrate their technology. Applications will be selected based on the strength of the data presented that supports the specificity, reliability and validity of the technologies used for the health application identified. The application deadline for speakers, poster presenters and technology demonstrators is April 2 , 2018, and applicants will be notified by April 20.
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Event Announcements

 

Save the Date - Heath Informatics Symposium: Data Analytics Accessibility & Governance



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Job Opportunities:
Several part-time and full-time positions have been posted on the CHIP website


Calendar



AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference May 8-10, 2018 Scottsdale, AZ

AMIA 2018 Informatics Educators Forum June 19-21, 2018 New Orleans, LA
Upcoming AMIA Webinars

JAMIA Journal Club Webinar
- April 3:00PM EST, Click here to register
Working Group Canary: a free Natural Language Processing Platform for Clinicians and Researchers - May 22, 2018 2:00PM EDT, Click here to register


 

Upcoming Grant Deadlines
 

National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS, Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data (R21), June 15, 2018, Read more 
 

National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH/DHHS, Accelerating the Pace of Drug Abuse Research Using Existing Data (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), May 7, 2018, Read more 

 

National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS, Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Media Environment (R21 Clinical Trial Optional), June 13, 2018, Read more 

National Library of Medicine/NIH/DHHS, NLM Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (K01), May 7, 2018, Read more 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS, AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03), June 16, 2018, Read more 

Funding Opportunities


CZI Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Awards, Read more

CZI Collaborative Science Awards, Read more

Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Awards and Collaborative Science Awards, Read more
 
We hope everyone has a relaxing long weekend! 
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