Vanderbilt Data Science Institute
Jan. 4, 2021—Through a partnership with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Vanderbilt astronomers use big data to see the cosmos as a stop-motion movie instead of a snapshot.
Dec. 8, 2020—The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science-focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member. Applications for summer 2021 are now open.
Nov. 23, 2020—When the COVID-19 pandemic split his class among those who are able to attend in person and many who are quarantined around the world, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management finance professor Jesse Blocher was determined to make learning equitable, even for those in disparate time zones.
Nov. 19, 2020—The Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Summer Research Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in 10 weeks of full-time data science-focused research in collaboration with any full-time Vanderbilt faculty member during the summer. The program will hold an information session for interested students on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. CT via Zoom.
Nov. 16, 2020—With a statistical network to model civil conflict, political scientist Cassy Dorff applies a data-based lens to understanding war and peace.
Noted economist Raj Chetty draws on new data to highlight economic challenges exacerbated by COVID-19
Oct. 29, 2020—Economist shares COVID-19 economic data and prescription for successful recovery in compelling lecture hosted by the Data Science Institute, Department of Economics, the Public Policy Studies program and nonpartisan public policy research center The Sycamore Institute.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute, Department of Economics and Public Policy Studies Program, in partnership with the nonpartisan Sycamore Institute, are co-hosting a virtual discussion with celebrated economist and Harvard professor Raj Chetty on the economic impact of COVID-19. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier will deliver opening remarks.
Sep. 22, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator 2020 Cohort Phase 1 grant to create a standardized platform that will streamline the development, testing and dissemination of technology that can improve human health. The nine-month project, “Scalable, Traceable AI for Imaging Translation: Innovation to Implementation for Accelerated Impact (STRAIT I3),” looks specifically...
Data Science Institute big data model to help Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital prepare for patient needs during pandemic and beyond
Jun. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt's Data Science Institute researchers are developing a model to use big data to address the impact of COVID-19 on policies, procedures, and resources now and in the future. The tool will help Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt evaluate short- and long-term resource needs in order to be fully prepared to meet patients' needs.
Feb. 28, 2020—The Data Science: Next Generation Committee has been formed to evaluate current computing expertise and resources at Vanderbilt University. The committee will assess future needs to strengthen the foundations of computing across campus, establish cross-disciplinary connections, and emphasize social and ethical aspects of computing.
Feb. 25, 2020—Let the Data Science Institute help connect you with first-year master’s students in the Data Science program. Join us at our Data Science M.S. Program Research Opportunities Fair on Tuesday, March 17, at 3 p.m. at The Wond'ry.
Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar: ‘Methods and Applications in the Study of Meaning for Political Science’ Feb. 28
Feb. 17, 2020—"Political Semantics: Methods and Applications in the Study of Meaning for Political Science" is scheduled for noon on Friday, Feb. 28, at the Data Science Institute.