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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Applications Now Open for PDF Exchange Program with National University of Singapore

June 23, 2023 | Applications for the Post-doctoral Fellow Exchange Program with the National University of Singapore are now open. The deadline for application submission is July 15, 2023.

DSI and BC Cancer Registry using the grandaddy of ChatGPT to crunch a backlog of lab reports

June 16, 2023 | Partnership between DSI and PHSA transforming cancer care for patients

Job Opportunity at BC Cancer

June 7, 2023 | BC Cancer is seeking a motivated data science professional to join their Data and Analytics team.

New publication by DSI members on SPIE in collaboration with BC Cancer Research Centre and other researchers

April 26, 2023 | The Data Science Institute data scientists Drs. Robert Bergen and Jean-Francois Rajotte along with the Scientific Director Dr. Raymond Ng have published a paper on SPIE, in collaboration with researchers from BC Cancer Research Centre and Washington University in St. Louis

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Opportunity at UBC-O

April 20, 2023 | Our research collaborators at the UBC Okanagan Campus are seeking a Post-doctoral Fellow who will lead the development of geospatial data products using remote sensed data describing land cover, connectivity, and biodiversity for the southern coast of British Columbia.

New Post-Doctoral Exchange Program with the National University of Singapore

March 22, 2023 | The Data Science Institute at UBC is very pleased to announce that a new post-doctoral exchange program in data science has been established with the Institute of Data Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Recording of Talk by Ryan Hum from Canada Energy Regulator Now Available

March 16, 2023 | The recording of Ryan Hum's talk titled "Beyond Optimization and Operations: Data for People" from March 3, 2023 is now available.

AI predicts cancer patient survival by reading doctor’s notes

March 6, 2023 | Dr. John-Jose Nunez, a former student of the UBC Data Science Institute Scientific Director, Dr. Raymond Ng, develops an artificial intelligence (AI) model that predicts cancer patient survival more accurately and with more readily available data than previous tools.