The DSI provides a hub for UBC researchers who require more than standard analyses to participate in interdisciplinary teams that both push the forefront of data science and accelerate their own research.

We offer expertise in assessing, cleaning and integrating data, modelling data, and help in interpreting data. To help UBC researchers tackle major challenges in data-intensive research, the DSI builds a supportive training and mentoring environment for post-doctoral fellows.


The DSI partners with various non-profit organizations and companies organizations on data science challenges, and to pursue joint research and development opportunities on data-rich problems.

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Funded Projects

The DSI provides an opportunity for UBC researchers, postdocs, external and internal partners and sponsors to collaborate on innovative projects and data-intensive research. 

Full List of Projects

Funding for Postdoctoral Fellows

Core Research Areas

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Interdisciplinary Health Research

The Data Science Institute partners with the Faculty of Medicine at UBC and the Pacific Health Innovation eXchange (PHIX) to provide funding to interdisciplinary research groups to accelerate health care breakthroughs in British Columbia.

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Cascadia Data Alliance

The Cascadia Data Alliance is a research collaboration with some of the leading technology, research, and medicine organizations in the Pacific Northwest.

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Data-centric Manufacturing

The Composites Research Network (CRN) and the Data Science Institute collaborate together to merge engineering, AI, and data science to streamline manufacturing processes for composite materials.

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Musqueam First Nation land acknowledegement

UBC Science acknowledges that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

Learn more: Musqueam First Nation

Data Science Institute

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