Let’s ban alcohol at academic events to reduce sexual harassment and other unwelcome behaviour [MeToo]

As the discussion around harassment in academia (sexual and otherwise) is increasing, we learn that it is not healthy, definitely not rare and not reported as often as it happens. While thinking of various solutions to prevent or reduce its occurrence, I had been contemplating on the possibility and effectiveness of banning (or minimizing) alcohol …

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Educational workshop on Neuroimaging Quality Control at OHBM 2019

I am very delighted to announce that our proposal for educational workshop titled "Taking Control Of Your Neuroimaging Data: Understanding Artefacts And Quantifying Quality" has been accepted for inclusion in the program for the 2019 OHBM Annual Meeting. Stay tuned for slides and related educational materials. Proposal: Assessing the quality of neuroimaging data, whether raw …

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Status quo in neuroimaging quality control – survey

To: The NeuroImaging Community Across the World Invitation to Contribute to the Development of Best Practices for niQC The niQC special interest group (SIG) aims to standardize and develop best practices for neuroimaging QC and Quality Assurance (QA). We invite you to fill this survey, to help us to get a sense of various types …

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Neuroimaging Quality Control (niQC) special interest group to develop protocols, tools and manuals

TL;DR: New visitors from survey broadcast: fill the survey here. Thanks.Quality control of neuroimaging data is hard, needs purpose-built tools and standardizationThere is a need for development of best practices and QC protocolsWe formed a new special interest group (SIG) @ INCF called Neuroimaging Quality Control (niQC)Join us in the google group to stay tuned, …

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Let’s focus our neuroinformatics community efforts in Python and on software validation

TL;DR Summary: Python and its ecosystem are ideal for neuroinformatics, and we must try to get all the essential and established techniques implemented in pure python Community efforts (for testing & validation) must be focused on fully open source software (e.g. those in pure Python with an open source approved license) Community efforts for informatics …

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