Mapping urban outdoor heat exposure using in US cities
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST Location: CGIS Knafel, Room K354 or virtual
In this talk, Dr. Xiaojiang Li will talk about his recent work on urban microclimate modeling based on high resolution 3D urban models to map the finest ever (1 meter) urban outdoor heat exposure in US cities.
Lunch will be served for those attending in person.
Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST
Location: Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)
Hosted by Harvard Kennedy School Library and Research Services
Software Carpentry is a two-day, hands-on workshop that will give you the foundational knowledge to pursue data-intensive research with confidence. Not only can the basic tools and concepts taught in this workshop help you get your assignments done in less time and with less pain, they’ll help prepare you to contribute to a public policy landscape where data and technical skills are in higher and higher demand. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.
In this workshop, you’ll learn program design, version control, data management, and task automation using the following tools:
Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square: Multistakeholder Engagement on ESG Commitments, Metrics, and Accountability
Thursday, September 15, 2022 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Location: Harvard Business School Campus
Hosted by HLS Center on the Legal Profession, HBS Institute for the Study of Business in Global Society, HKS Center for Public Leadership, and HDSI
How can business leaders, governments, and other key stakeholders work collaboratively to make measurable, sustainable, and accountable progress on ESG goals and commitments?
Join us for an in-person, interdisciplinary event, Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square. The event has no attendence fees, will take place in-person, and will be open to the public. In attendence will be a global audience of leaders from business, government and public policy, academia, law, civil society, the media, and other key stakeholders.
This event is dedicated to facilitating an exchange of ideas among leaders from business, public policy, law, academia and civil society about practical, principled, and effective ideas to make meaningful progress on ESG commitments, metrics, and accountability.
Leading Smart Policy Design: A Multisectoral Approach to Economic Decisions
Meeting Dates: September 20, 2022 – October 11, 2022
Application Deadline: Monday, August 29, 2022
Hosted by Harvard Kennedy School Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) and Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education
From September 20 to October 11, 2022, Evidence for Policy Design and Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education will offer Leading Smart Policy Design, a program designed for leaders working on policies or programs that address social and economic problems around the world.
This online program features interactive lectures, case studies, and small group sessions in which participants will address a specific design challenge facing their organization and gain insights from faculty, teaching fellows, and peers.
New for this year, the program will highlight faculty research on gender equity, health, microfinance, environmental economics, education, labor market policies, and social protection systems strengthening. Applications are currently being accepted, and both individuals and teams are invited to apply.
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
Friday, October 14, 2022
Location: Boston, MA
Hosted by The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Department of Data Science
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Department of Data Science is hosting an open house for PhDs considering doing a postdoc to learn more about the research conducted in the department. The event will include presentations from faculty, staff and former postdocs, smaller groups meeting with group leaders, and a happy hour. Travel is able to be covered for a limited number of individuals.
Complete the form below for consideration to attend the event. Due to limited space, it is requested that participants are actively seeking a postdoctoral position.
Submission Deadline:Friday, August 19, 2022 Notification By:Thursday, September 1, 2022
Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical AI Clinical Augmented Intelligence Group (CLAI), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Medicine –Led by Dr. Hossein Estiri, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS)
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