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 2019 DSSG Program

December 11, 2018 | We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Data Science for Social Good summer research program.

Developing predictive analytics for tuberculosis

December 4, 2018 | Drs. Jennifer Gardy and Matías Salibián-Barrera were awarded postdoctoral matching funds for their project that seeks to implement a predictive analytics platform for TB service delivery in BC.

Applying machine learning to detect Alzheimer's Disease symptoms

November 29, 2018 | Drs. Conati and Field were awarded postdoctoral matching funds for their project to apply ML algorithms to detect Alzheimer's Disease symptoms.

DSI Newsletter

October 30, 2018 | The latest edition of our newsletter is now available.

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!

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.