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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DSI provides co-funding opportunities for data-science postdoctoral fellows.

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Data Scientist Positions with Microsoft

Microsoft is seeking interns and full-time data scientists.

Viz@UBC Kickoff

January 30, 2019 | Viz@UBC kickoff featuring series of data visualization talks from Feb -- April 2019.

CAIDA & DSI Seminar on AI

AI talk by historian George Dyson on March 7, 2019.

Machine Learning in Public Health/Smart Cities

Public Talk and Workshop hosted by BCCDC on February 5, 2019.

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.