Data Science News Archive

Women in Data at UC Davis

UC Davis student start the first college chapter of Women in Data! Directors and board members are planning weekly workshops, monthly socials, and quarterly symposiums.

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 […]

rstudio::global(2021) is Happening Now!

This year’s R studio conference is online and free to attend! There are a staggering number of talks this year, broadly sorted into: Language Interop Data for Good Visualization Modeling Learning Teaching Package Dev Organizational Tooling Programming Keynotes Each talk requires a short registration beforehand. Stop by and see all that is on offer! Facebook0Tweet0LinkedIn0

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 […]