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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Apply to the 2018 DSSG Program

January 8, 2018 | We are now accepting applications to the 2018 Data Science for Social Good summer research program.

DSI Newsletter

December 11, 2017 | The latest edition of our newsletter is now available.

What your tweets say about your commute

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

New Funded Research Project

October 3, 2017 | Cristina Conati and Ido Roll were awarded a DSI postdoctoral position for their project "User Modeling and Adaptive Support for MOOCS"

DSSG 2017 Final Reports

October 3, 2017 | The final reports by our 2017 Data Science for Social Good fellows are now available

PHIX-DSI Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

The DSI is partnering with the Pacific Health Innovation eXchange (PHIX) to offer one-year funding for postdocs conducting research at the intersection of medical and data sciences research.

DSSG fellows at the Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference

September 12, 2017 | Seven UBC DSSG fellows presented their work at the 2nd annual Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference in Seattle

Microsoft feature on DSSG Program

September 12 | 2017 Students ‘create something really incredible’ in broader aim to help two cross-border cities thrive together