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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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.

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