GCDI Digital Research Institute Application Form
Thank you for your interest in participating in the GC Digital Research Institute (GCDRI), an introduction to core digital research skills that can be applied widely to different kinds of projects. Participants will develop basic digital research skills and connect with others in an interdisciplinary environment. The GCDRI will run January 21-24, 2020 at The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Participation is free, and open to graduate students, faculty, and staff at the Graduate Center; however, applications are required. All levels of experience are welcome, and we are happy to make accessibility accommodations.

The Digital Research Institute is a four-day long commitment from January 21 - 24, 9:30am-5:00pm. Participation is expected in all sessions.

Applications are due before 12:00 pm on December 3, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact: gc.digitalfellows@gmail.com, and thank you again for your interest.
First Name *
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Last Name *
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Email address *
Enter your primary email address so that we can contact you regarding your application.
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Have you applied to the GC DRI in the past?
We request that all applicants submit a new application to be considered for the January 2019 institute.
Academic Program at The Graduate Center *
Participants must be affiliated with The Graduate Center to be considered.
If "other," please enter your affiliation
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Academic Status *
The DRI covers foundational technical concepts. How might this support your research or academic progress (be as specific as possible)? (limit 150 words) *
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Describe one or more of the research materials you either a) previously worked with; and/or b) are interested in working with (be as specific as possible, add links if available). (200-250 words) *
e.g. books, digitized texts, images, census reports, places and/or dates, museum collections, financial reports, experimental results, archival records, open city datasets, etc.
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In fewer than 5 steps, briefly tell us how you solved a recent technical problem. *
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What type of role do you feel most comfortable taking on when working in a group? (150-200 words) *
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This year we are offering two different options for participants at the GC DRI. If you could choose, would you prefer a track that includes R or Python? (Read about R and Python: https://towardsdatascience.com/from-r-vs-python-to-r-and-python-aa25db33ce17)
The Digital Research Institute is a four-day long commitment from January 21 - 24, 8:30am-5:00pm. Participation is expected in all sessions. If you are aware of scheduling conflicts, some flexibility is possible with advance notification. Will you be able to attend all four days of the institute? *
Please briefly describe the time, date, and duration of potential schedule conflicts.
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Have you ever used the CUNY Academic Commons (or another WordPress-based community platform)? *
e.g., Blogs@Baruch, City Tech Open Lab, QWriting at Queens, Macaulay Honors College ePortfolios
How did you hear about this program? *
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