Data Science News Archive

US Census Open Data for Good Grand Challenge

The US Census Bureau, through Challenge.gov, is hosting an open challenge to create new products or data analyses which address: 1) Climate, Resilience, and the Natural Environment; 2) Society, Economy, and the Built Environment; or 3) Health and COVID-19. With a total cash prize pool of $310,000 it is well worth exploring further!

FOSS4G 2021 Call for Participation

The annual FOSS4G (Free & Open Source Software for Geospatial) Conference is accepting applications! There are tracks for general, academic, and workshop presentations. The conference this year will be virtual, held between September 27-October 2. There are a variety of pricing options this year, including reduced prices for students and for residents of the host […]

Academic Early Career Panel

What do data scientists and research software engineers do in academia? Given the interdisciplinarity and relative adolescence of the fields of Data Science and Research Software Engineering, it is unsurprising that career paths in the field are confusing and opaque. This career panel will offer attendees the opportunity to hear from data scientists and research […]

5th Annual Women in Tech Symposium

The 5th annual Women in Tech Symposium, an all-day virtual event taking place on March 12, is now open for registration. The symposium is the flagship event of the Women in Tech Initiative at UC. This year’s theme is “the new era in human-computer interaction.” The symposium will showcase issues, sector opportunities, and career paths […]

TTRN – CITRIS International Summer Institute Spring Workshop

This year, TTRN – CITRUS is offering a four part workshop every Friday in March on Common Data Models for Real-world Data. This workshop will focus on the OMOP (Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership) Common Data Model and its application to real-world datasets. Priority registration for the Spring Workshop is offered to individuals affiliated with the […]