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IUNI Announcing Co-Sponsorship Opportunities for Speakers

Thursday, Feb 20th 2020 by Ann McCranie

Are you bringing an exciting networks-related speaker to Bloomington or Indianapolis in the upcoming year? We’d like to help. The IU Network Science Institute is accepting nominations by any IU faculty member for support in co-sponsoring departmental or other talk series. Our goal is to bring more networks speakers to the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses and to increase access and participation across the community. We would like to co-sponsor 10-15 networks speakers annually. We can offer $1,000 that could be used by your unit to boost your honorarium, travel support, or hospitality budget for your speaker. We can also help... Read More


Workshop in Methods: BK Lee

Making Big Data Smaller: Two Strategies to Analyze the Opioid Epidemic in the U.S.

Friday, Feb 28th 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
Social Science Research Commons
Byungkyu (BK) Lee is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Indiana University. His research interests lie in the area of social networks, political sociology, medical sociology, biosociology, and quantitative methods. This workshop is part of the Social Science Research Commons Workshop in Methods series. You can find more info here:

Tina Eliassi-Rad: Just Machine Learning

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Data Science Invited Talk Series

Friday, Apr 3rd 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Luddy Hall, Rm. 1106

Not being properly represented in the training data comes at a cost to the under-sampled majority when machine learning algorithms are used to aid human decision-makers. Tina Eliassi-Rad will discuss our null model for fairness and demonstrate how to use deviations from this null model to measure favoritism and prejudice in the data. 

This talk is part of the Data Science Invited Talk Series. You can find additional information here:


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