Data Science News Archive

UC Davis Business Analytics Google Cloud Event

The UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics invites all Aggie students to join us and the Google Cloud team for a Google Cloud Hero event Thursday, January 21 from 2:30-5:30 pm PST. RSVP for the event here.  Under events select AggieHacks – UC Davis MSBA.  Please note an event confirmation may not be […]

RStudio 1.4 is out!

The latest release of RStudio came out today, include several new features including: A visual markdown editor. New Python capabilities, including display of Python objects in the Environment pane, viewing of Python data frames, and tools for configuring Python versions and conda/virtual environments. The ability to add source columns to the IDE workspace for side-by-side […]

Summer Institutes in Computational Social Science (SICSS) 2021

The purpose of the Summer Institutes is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty interested in computational social science. The Summer Institutes are for both social scientists (broadly conceived) and data scientists (broadly conceived). Since 2017, our Institutes have provided more than 700 young scholars with cutting-edge training in the field and […]

Women in Data Science Datathon 2021 is Live!

The 4th Annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon is now open on Kaggle, and the competition has begun! This annual datathon encourages women to hone their skills through a  data science challenge focused on social impact. Register now to take the challenge. The 2021 Women in Data Science Datathon has started! The Datathon is […]

Undergrad Research Opportunity: NYU CDS Undergraduate Research Program

The NYU Center for Data Science (CDS) is partnering with the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) to offer the NYU CDS Undergraduate Research Program (CURP). It is a research mentorship program designed for a diverse group of undergraduate students who have completed at least two years of university-level courses and would like to conduct […]

$5,000 For Data Stories from High School Educators or Students

In partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools program, the National Census Data Competition is open to U.S. teachers and students in grades 9-12 to submit their stories until December 31, 2020. Submissions can include but are not limited to posters, infographics, essays, captioned photos, interactive or static data visualizations, apps, and websites. As part […]

Call for Proposals: SCWAReD Advanced Collaborative Support Program

ACS is a scholarly service offering collaboration between researchers and HTRC staff to solve challenging problems related to computational analysis of the HathiTrust corpus. In this special cycle of ACS, we seek to collaborate with scholars to recover volumes in HathiTrust that tell the story of historically under-resourced and marginalized textual communities, and to identify […]

Women in Data Science Announces 2021 Datathon

We are gearing up to launch the 4th Annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon in January, in advance of our first 24-hour virtual 2021 WiDS Worldwide Conference on March 8th. This year’s datathon, organized by the WiDS Worldwide team, the West Big Data Innovation Hub, and the WiDS Datathon Committee, will focus on models […]

Github Universe 2020

Join GitHub team leaders, industry icons, and artists inspired by code for three days of live interactive sessions as we explore the future of software for developers, enterprises, and students. GitHub will be hosting its yearly GitHub Universe event next week! DataLab readers may be particularly intersted in the University track of talks. Livestreams are […]