'Research 2.0' Symposium Brings Together Vendors, Student and Faculty Science Researchers

February 17, 2010

February 17, 2010 — The University of Virginia's Charles L. Brown Science & Engineering Library and Research Computing Lab, in conjunction with the Arts & Sciences Council and the Undergraduate Research Network, are hosting a symposium, "Research 2.0: Tools for Innovation in eScience," today from 9 a.m. to  5 p.m. in Clark Hall's Mural Room.

"Research 2.0" brings together a diverse collection of participants who will provide training and information for faculty, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students in the sciences and engineering. Participants will focus on communicating the value and utility of their products and how attendees may integrate them into their research, teaching and learning activities.

Participants include Adobe, Apple, Dell, ebrary, Ebsco, IEEE, ITTVIS (IDL), LexisNexis, Microsoft, National Instruments, ProQuest, Springer, VMWare, Wiley and various University initiatives such as SHANTI, UVACSE and the U.Va. Patent Foundation.

A schedule of events and a complete list of vendors and their training sessions are available on the Research 2.0 Web site.

For information, contact Beth Blanton-Kent (blanton@virginia.edu, 434-924-6837) or Andrew Sallans (Sallans@virginia.edu, 434-243-2180).