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New CADRE Fellowship Program for Coronavirus Research

The Collaborative Archive & Data Research Environment (CADRE) project has announced a new fellowship program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fellowship program, called the Research Cohort for the Study of Coronaviruses (RCSC) will accept researchers who are performing work related to COVID-19 or coronaviruses. There is currently no deadline for proposal submissions, and accepted researchers and research teams can begin their work immediately. See here to submit an RCSC research proposal form.

As an RCSC researcher, you can:

If you have questions about CADRE or the RCSC fellowship program, contact the team at

The Ohio State University Libraries is a partner institution on the CADRE project, which means that all Ohio State researchers can access the platform to work with the Web of Science, Microsoft Academic Graph, and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office datasets. Visit the Getting Started page on the CADRE website to learn more.

To sign in to the CADRE platform using your Ohio State credentials, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the CADRE gateway site, and click “Login.”
  2. Choose the option to “Sign in with your corporate ID” by clicking the “cilogon” button.
  3. Under “Select an Identity Provider,” choose “Ohio State University” in the dropdown menu. Check the box to “Remember this selection” (so you can bypass this step in the future), and click “Log On.”
  4. You will be redirected to the familiar Ohio State single sign-on screen, where you can log in with your name.# and password.
  5. Once logged in, you will land on the CADRE dashboard, with access to the Query Interface and Jupyter Notebook environments.

Data Analytics Lunch and Learn – Caterpillar Inc.

The Data Analytics major program is collaborating with the Research Commons to offer a monthly series of Lunch and Learn events covering a broad range of interesting and engaging topics related to Big Data, data science, and data analytics.

The October Lunch and Learn is sponsored¬†by Caterpillar Inc. ¬†For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy, and natural resource assets. With 2016 sales and revenues of $38.537 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

The lunch portion of the program begins at 11:30am. Panera lunch will be provided. Space is limited, and registration is required. Come learn about the framework Caterpillar uses to build valuable analytics solutions for their business. Thier approach includes strategic road-mapping, problem framing, and project life-cycle. Presenter: Nigel Smith, Analytics Business Engagement Manager within Caterpillar’s Information Analytics Division.

From 12:30-2:30pm, a room will be reserved for students to meet individually with representatives from Caterpillar to ask questions about internships and full-time employment opportunities. These appointments are open to all undergraduate and graduate students.