The UBC Data Science Institute is a Faculty of Science initiative designed to incubate and accelerate research, innovation and training in data-intensive science. Working across the university’s data science community and advanced computing teams, DSI equips researchers and external partners with the approaches, tools and expertise they need to fully leverage the potential of big data.

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Job Opportunity at DSI

December 12, 2022 | We are seeking Junior Data Scientists to join our research team.

DSSG 2023 Application Opens

December 6, 2022 | We are now accepting applications to the 2023 UBC Data Science for Social Good Program.

New publication by DSI members on iScience in collaboration with CIFAR and other researchers

Oct 28, 2022, | The Data Science Institute data scientists Drs. Jean-Francois Rajotte and Robert Bergen, along with the Scientific Director Dr. Raymond Ng have published a paper on iScience, in collaboration with researchers from McGill University, University of Ottawa and CIFAR.

Job Opportunity at BC Cancer

Oct 18, 2022 | BC Cancer is seeking a motivated data science professional to join their Data and Analytics team.

DSI members’ paper accepted at NeurIPS, one of the top Computer Science conferences in Machine Learning

Sep 23, 2022 | Paper co-authored by DSI researchers Ali Seyfi, Drs. Raymond Ng, and Jean-Francois Rajotte was accepted to the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS).

NSERC Alliance grant awarded for developing tools for automated table extraction from documents

Sep 22, 2022 | New funding for research projects led by Dr. Raymond Ng, Scientific Director of the UBC Data Science Institute, was awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

CIFAR grants enabling UBC researchers to advance machine learning methods in health

July 20, 2022 | Researchers at the Data Science Institute are developing machine learning techniques to solve medical problems while preserving the privacy of patients.

DSI research team secures catalyst funding

June 1, 2022 | DSI researchers Drs. Raymond Ng, Mathias Lecuyer, and Jean-Francois Rajotte were awarded a catalyst grant from CIFAR, Mila & IVADO for a synthetic data research project in health.