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Data science careers rank high in US News "Best Jobs in America in 2021"

/ January 14, 2021

In a recent survey of The Best Jobs in America in 2021 by US News and World Report, former BIDS Data Science Fellow Chris Holdgraf, now the director of the nonprofit International Interactive Computing Collaboration (2i2c), was the focus of a feature article on data scientists. 

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BIDS Undergraduate Internships - Apply January 12-25, 2021

Marsha Fenner / December 15, 2020

BIDS Undergraduate Internships provide a variety of engaging data science research opportunities through UC Berkeley's Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP). BIDS Data Science Fellows, Faculty and Research Affiliates, and Staff mentors enlist undergraduate students to help design and implement collaborative projects in a variety of research areas, helping students develop skills in research, programming, paper writing, project management, and team building. 

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Translating Numbers Into Words: The Art of Writing About Data Science

/ December 10, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Translating Numbers Into Words: The Art of Writing About Data Science  December 10, 2020   |   Jon Bashor   |  CDSS News ___________________________

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Pandemic provides real-time experiment for diagnosing, treating misinformation

/ December 9, 2020

This article cross-posted from Pandemic provides real-time experiment for diagnosing, treating misinformation  December 9, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |  Berkeley News

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FODA’s Mahoney, Derezinski, and Khanna receive NeurIPS 2020 Best Paper Award

/ December 8, 2020

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Michael Mahoney and former BIDS Fellows Michał Dereziński and Rajiv Khanna of Berkeley’s Foundations of Data Analysis Institute (FODA) have been awarded a “NeurIPS 2020 Best Paper Award” for their contribution, Improved Guarantees and a Multiple-Descent Curve for Column Subset Selection and the Nyström Method. 

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Exploring the Intersection of Teaching Undergraduate Data Science and Economics

/ December 3, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Exploring the Intersection of Teaching Undergraduate Data Science and Economics  December 2, 2020  |   Lauren Pitcher   |   CDSS News ___________________________

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Innovate For Health welcomes 2020-2022 Data Science Health Innovation Fellows

Marsha Fenner / December 2, 2020

Innovate For Health (I4H) is pleased to announce the 2020-2022 Data Science Health Innovation Fellows, who recently began their joint appointments with the Berkeley Institute of Data Science (BIDS) and UCSF’s Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute (BCHSI).

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BIDS is hiring: Data Science and Global Environmental Change Postdoctoral Fellowship

/ December 1, 2020

Global environmental change is the defining challenge of our age. The pace of this change is accelerating faster than our efforts to address it. Environmental change is already impacting natural and human communities globally with complex, often unintended consequences. They include critical loss of biodiversity and associated ecosystems, expansion of invasive species, collapse or conversion of major biomes, and threats to human health, food, fiber, and fuel production. 

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