NeuroHackademy, an event which brought together dozens of neuroscientists over a two-week period to solve problems, learn new data science techniques, and network, concluded earlier this month. Organized by Ariel Rokem, senior data scientist, and Tal Yarkoni, director of the Psychoinformatics Lab (University of Texas at Austin), the event offered tutorials and lectures on machine […]
By Ariel Rokem, eScience senior data scientist
More than 60 neuroscientists flocked to Seattle and the UW campus during the last week of July and the first week of August to participate in a two-week conference/summer school/hackathon. This event, held for the first time under its new name “NeuroHackademy”, evolved out of Neurohackweek, an event that […]
By Ariel Rokem, data scientist and Neurohackweek organizer
Forty graduate students, postdocs, research staff and faculty took part in Neurohackweek 2017, including international attendees from Turkey, Russia, Canada, the United Kingdom and Denmark.
The neuroscience conference, which ran Sept. 4 – 8, kicked off with a talk by Russ Poldrack (Stanford University) posing the problems of reproducibility in […]