Data Science News and Events

Events and News

New Data Science course (DSCI 100)

Check out the new UBC undergraduate Data Science course (DSCI 100)!

DSI Distinguished Seminar: Dr. Rafael Irizarry

Dr. Rafael Irizarry will be speaking in the DSI Distinguished Seminar Series on August 1, 2018.

UBC Master of Data Science Github

Check out the UBC Master of Data Science (MDS) repo for latest news about the program.

Data Science Symposium Recording

June 5, 2018 | Re-watch the Data Science Symposium at the CS50 Celebrations.

What your tweets say about your commute

November 22, 2017 | UBC News feature on DSSG Transportation Project

Data Science for Social Good Video

September 13, 2017 | Video about the DSSG Program and CUAC Initiative

CUAC Summit 2017

UBC and DSI hosted UW in the inaugural Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative Summit on July 13-14, 2017.

Cascadia Partnership on Data Science for Social Good

Feb 23, 2017 | The University of British Columbia and the University of Washington announced the establishment of the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative to use data to help cities and communities address challenges from traffic to homelessness

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 15-week long program will provide opportunities for students to combine data science techniques with urban research to potentially impact society.

PHIX-DSI Postdoctoral Fund Launched

We are proud to announce that the Pacific Health Innovation eXchange (PHIX) is partnering with the Data Science Institute to offer 1-year fellowships to highly-qualified postdocs working at the cutting edge of data science and health research.

UBC Master of Data Science Program Launch

UBC launches 10-month data science program for non-coders

New DSI Website

Launch of the UBC Data Science Institute website