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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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EVENTS AND NEWS

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.

Text Analytics Workshop

April 2, 2018 | The Data Science Institute is hosting this workshop to explore and foster research collaborations in the area of text analytics.

CS50 Data Science Symposium

The DSI is hosting a data science symposium at the CS 50th Anniversary celebrations.

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