This year, Day of Data was held on 1 & 2 December 2016. It focused on open data, reproducibility, and research transparency in disciplines across Yale University.

Our keynote speakers included:

  • Harlan Krumholz, Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

  • Erin McKiernan, Professor of Physics, Biomedical Physics Program, National Autonomous University of Mexico and Founder of “Why Open Research?”
  • Brian Nosek, Co-Founder and Director of the Center for Open Science 

Thursday, December 1
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Day of Data Opening Reception

Members of the Yale community, including students and researchers, presented a poster session the evening before the Day of Data. Keynote speakers Erin McKiernan and Brian Nosek were in attendance. The poster session was held at the Center for Science and Social Science Information in the Kline Biology Tower, 219 Prospect Street. Posters will be available for viewing online in January 2017.

Friday, December 2
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Day of Data presentations

The Yale Day of Data featured one internal and two external keynote speakers. Presentations from Yale faculty and researchers were spaced throughout the day. In addition, the 2016 Day of Data marked the official ribbon cutting of the Yale Center for Research Computing (YCRC), located at 160 Saint Ronan Street.

Captioned videos of the event, including the panels, presentations, and Q&As, are available on YouTube below. Please click the three horizontal lines in the upper left corner of the embedded video to view the playlist options.

You can also view the Day of Data 2016 playlist on YouTube.

Our hashtag for the day was #ydod2016.

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The 2016 Yale Day of Data was sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Center for Science and Social Science Information, Yale Center for Research Computing, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale Digital Humanities Laboratory, Yale Institute for Network Science, Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Sigma XI Distinguished Visitor Fund.

Browse the contents of Day of Data 2016:

Poster Session