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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DSSG 2018 Final Presentations Available

October 4, 2018 | Final presentations of the Data Science for Social Good 2018 Program now available.

Happy National Postdoc Appreciation Week!

September 17, 2018 | Thank you to all our DSI postdocs, have a Happy NPAW2018!

Three new research projects funded

August 20, 2018 | Huawei-DSI Research Partnership funds three new UBC projects.

DSSG 2018 Midterm Event

July 16, 2018 | the UBC DSSG projects presented their work-in-progress to an invited audience.

Data Science for Social Good External Speaker Series

June 21, 2018 | Come join us in the DSSG External Speaker series featuring data science practitioners from academia, industry and public exploring social issues using data.

Dr. Rafael Irizarry Seminar on Aug 1, 2018

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

Data Science Symposium Recording

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

New research projects supported by DSI

April 16, 2018 | DSI postdoctoral fellow matching funds were awarded to Drs. Sigal & Tam and Drs. Bouchard-Cote & Shah for their projects developing data science tools in medicine.