Ronin Public Seminar: The Tiny and the Vast

By Ronin Research Scholar Thomas J. Buckholtz This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public to attend. Title: The Tiny and the Vast: Predictions about Elementary Particles, Dark Matter, and the Cosmos Presenter: Thomas J. Buckholtz, Ronin Institute Research ScholarHosted by: Immanuel …

Ronin Institute-IGDORE Scholarship Values Summit: September 14-16

The Ronin Institute and the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education (IGDORE) are co-organizing an unconference called the Scholarship Values Summit commencing this Tuesday (US time) September 14-16, 2021. This is the third unconference that the Ronin Institute has been involved in organizing after unconferences in 2016 and 2020. The Scholarship Values Summit …

FAQ for Big Brain on Publishing

The Big Brain thinks about publications

Notes from the Big Brain Collective as summarized by Research Scholars Emily Monosson and Arika Virapongse. The intention of the Ronin Institute Big Brain is for participants to share knowledge, experiences, advice and opinions. Topics flow from one meeting to the next. When we discussed Success in our last Big Brain, questions about Publishing emerged. In this …

Success? What is that?

Notes from the Big Brain Collective as summarized by Research Scholar Emily Monosson The last Big Brain gathered around the idea of success. What does success mean and what are some challenges for reaching success? Ask a bunch of Ronin Scholars and you’ll get a bunch of different ideas; that’s part of what Ronin is about. …

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The Big Brain Begins to Think

By Research Scholars Emily Monosson, Arika Virapongse  and Judy Daniels  At the Ronin Institute, we’ve been working on a Big Brain project that intends to collect and share experiences and insights by scholars operating outside of traditional academic institutions. Our Big Brain project got off to a great start in early March 2021 with two …

Ronin Public Seminar: Human Swarming: Towards Better Decision-making Systems

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. Presenter: Gregg Willcox, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date: Mar 10, 2021Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM US Eastern Time / 16:00-17:00 UTC (in your local time) Add to your calendarHosted by: Varsha …

Ronin Public Seminar: The Value of Social Cohesion in Our Communities

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. …with the world more attuned to risk, lessons can be drawn to strengthen response and resilience. In 2020, the risk of a pandemic became reality. …

Ronin Public Seminar: What Really Happened to the Trees on Easter Island?

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. Presenter: Candace Gossen, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date: Feb 12, 2021Time: 2:00-3:00 PM US Eastern Time / 19:00-20:00 UTC (in your local time) Add to your …

Ronin Public Seminar: Open Science, Culture Change, and You

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. Presenter: Bruce Caron, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date:  Jan 29, 2021Time: 1:00-2:00 PM  US Eastern Time / 18:00-19:00 UTC (in your local time)Add to your calendarHosted by: John …

A Year in Review for the Ronin Institute community: 2020

It’s safe to say that this is a year that will not easily be forgotten. Let me count the ways: COVID-19 (!!), waking up to the reality of racism, political exhaustion by the one who shall not be named, and about a decade of economic breakdown all happening in one year. But there is a …