Data Science News Archive

NIH Common Fund Hackathon

The NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem will be hosting a hackathon on NIH Common Fund data sets from May 9 – 13! This hackathon has both synchronous and asynchronous work, with concentrated hackathon sessions on specific data sets. Participants can attend whichever hackathon sessions they are interested in. Participants can also form working groups and tackle […]

HackDavis Returns April 16-17

DataLab is pleased to sponsor HackDavis 2022, a 24-hour collegiate hackathon dedicated to empowering student hackers to collaborate and build impactful projects that make the world a better place. This year’s hackathon will take place in-person at the University Credit Union Center in Davis on April 16-17, 2022, with options for virtual participation. Get Involved […]

NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem Virtual Hackathon

The NIH Common Fund Data Ecosystem will be hosting a hackathon on NIH Common Fund data sets from February 21 – 25. This hackathon has both synchronous and asynchronous work, with concentrated hackathon sessions on specific data sets. Participants can attend whichever hackathon sessions they are interested in, and also form working groups and tackle issues […]

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 […]