Computer scientists, statisticians and mathematicians housed in the Faculty of Science create a unique interdisciplinary hub of data science expertise and have strong connections to researchers across the university. With established partnerships with British Columbia’s information technology, biotechnology and resources industries, UBC researchers are committed to advancing top-tier research and training at the forefront of data science, and to working with Canadian industry to help accelerate a new era of data-rich innovation.

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Data Science Minor

Learn about the new UBC Data Science Minor—an interdisciplinary program that enables students to gain the skills necessary to perform data science tasks in conjunction with the skills they learn in their major.


Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship Program

The UBC Data Science Institute is now accepting student applications for Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Summer Fellowships. This 14-week long program will provide opportunities for students to combine data science techniques with urban research topics to potentially impact society.


Data Science Course: STAT 201

This course on "Statistical Inference for Data Science" is designed as a method of furthering experience and gaining such skills in the specific area of applications of statistical inference.


Musqueam First Nation land acknowledegement

UBC Science acknowledges that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

Learn more: Musqueam First Nation

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