Engage with other researchers

Computional Science & Support Network

Collaborate with the CSSN Community

The Computational Science and Support Network (CSSN) program provides crowd-sourced opportunities to meet the needs of the community. It aims to be inclusive and collaborative and seeks to engage all community organizations and members in this process.

Share Knowledge
Exchange ideas and help solve problems
Build Relationships
Develop, advocate for, and advance campus research computing
Mentor Students
Interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise
Be a Consultant
Opportunities for active and up-and-coming leaders to participate in advisory roles

Join the CSSN Network

CCEP

CSSN Community Engagement Program

Travel support for your contributions to the community.

CCEP gives community grants and contribution rewards to CSSN members for creating resources, moderating questions, mentoring students, and serving on committees.

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Community Grants

Apply for a grant with a specified contribution to the ACCESS Knowledge Base.

Plans to create documentation, videos, tutorials or live events must be approved before work is started. Submissions will be reviewed three times a year.

TIER 1 (up to $1,000)
  • One contribution

Contribution examples:
  • An extensive page of technical documentation
  • A comprehensive code template
  • A step-by-step tutorial
TIER 2 (up to $2,500)
  • One contribution

  • AND a supplement

Supplemental contribution examples:
  • A live workshop
  • Standalone documentation
  • A live event that supports diversity efforts / student groups / broader community and promotes awareness and use of ACCESS resources

Community Contribution Rewards

TIER 1 (up to $1,000)
Contributions to the Knowledge Base, Resources, or Ask.CI
  • At least 2 contributions in 12 months (up to $500)

  • At least 3 contributions in 12 months (up to $1000)

TIER 1 contribution examples:
  • Post a topic or reply on Ask.CI
  • Update Ask.CI content
  • Submit a tutorial, website, documentation, or training to the ACCESS Support Resources page

Requests are submitted after contributions have been made. You will receive recognition after your submission has been evaluated.

TIER 2 (up to $2,500)
  • Mentor a student for 6 months as part of an active MATCHPlus award

or
  • Serve on the MATCH Steering, Ask.CI, or Community Grants committees

CCEP Fine Print

CCEP gives community grants and contribution rewards to CSSN members for creating resources, moderating questions, mentoring students, and serving on committees.

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