23
Jan
2015

With the ebola scare of last year subsiding, scientists are now looking for ways to prevent or slow the next outbreak of the deadly virus. While medical researchers seek an effective, safe, and affordable treatment for the disease and public health experts look to improve reporting and quarantine procedures, another group of scientists seeks to find technological approaches to containing and eradicating ebola. 

23
Jan
2015

Our new Discovery Engines: Under The Hood workshop series offers practical, hands-on instruction with new and popular computational and data tools. Watch video from the first workshop, Statistical Learning with Python and pandas, to learn about how to use the programming language and library for simplifying data structure and analysis.

13
Jan
2015

A summer job can be a lot of things: a resume builder in a new industry, a chance to learn and acquire new skills, an opportunity to explore a new city and meet new friends, a chance to volunteer and do some good for a community. There aren't too many programs that can fulfill all of these goals simultaneously, but the Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship (DSSG) is a rare exception, providing students from around the world with a chance to combine technical development with meaningful, rewarding work, in a vibrant, social setting.