Jan. 11, 2021—Advances in big data technology and digital analytics are transforming the field of archaeology. One such study led by Vanderbilt anthropology professor Steven Wernke has brought a fresh perspective to the forced resettlement of more than a million Indigenous Andeans by Spanish colonizers in the 1570s.
Oct. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt Genetics Institute investigators have added a new method to the computational genetics toolbox. Their approach, described in the journal Nature Genetics, integrates vast genomics datasets to predict gene expression and facilitate discovery of genetic mechanisms underlying human diseases.
Oct. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a vortex—and this one has nothing to do with icy, polar weather. Working with the Nashville Fire Department and Davidson County Information Technology Services, a team of Vanderbilt computer scientists and engineers analyzed more than three years of NFD incident data. The team looked at location, time and type of incidents...
Nov. 19, 2018—A team learned that the broad gradient in the infrared optical properties of vanadium dioxide, as it transitions from insulating to metallic, offers distinct implications for nanophotonics.
Aug. 17, 2018—Modern statistical tools are not very accurate when it comes to predicting the discrete and non-symmetric behaviors of individual cells. Gregor Neuert and colleagues say that's because the wrong tools are being used.
May. 14, 2018—A data science institute, new faculty and technical staff, and expanded educational offerings are the key investments recommended by the Data Science Visions Working Group.
May. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt University Libraries' annual cultural heritage symposium June 1 will explore the ethical dimensions of digital scholarship.
Apr. 19, 2018—“Big data” can help reverse the alarming decline in life expectancy in the United States — if universities and academic medical centers take the lead, former U.S. Food and Drug Administrator Robert Califf, MD, told a Vanderbilt audience last week.
Jan. 11, 2018—In partnership with the Faculty Senate, the Data Science Visions Working Group seeks to gather input from faculty colleagues through a series of town hall-style conversations.
Apr. 7, 2017—A team of four Vanderbilt sophomores will travel to Lisbon, Portugal, April 10 in hopes of winning the KPMG International Case Competition.
Jan. 28, 2016—A new study, led by investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), confirms that the scientific pursuit of so-called big data from hospitals and clinics needn’t conflict with patient privacy.