March 2023 Newsletter

R.J. Cody Markelz / March 22, 2023

Read our latest newsletter here. Thumbnail art by BIDS Environmental Change Fellow Cody Markelz.  

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EPIC Data Lab: Harnessing the power of computer science to help society

Rachel Leven / September 13, 2022

A new UC Berkeley lab is building data tools that allow people without programming backgrounds to benefit from the latest computer science advances.

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BIDS releases Mothra 1.0

/ August 30, 2022

BIDS team members Stéfan J. van der Walt and Alex de Siqueira have released Mothra 1.0, the first major version of the software that was published in cooperation with researchers from London’s Natural History Museum and the University of Southampton last April. Mothra analyzes images of lepidopterans — mainly butterflies and moths — using deep learning and image processing. 

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Sandrine Dudoit named Associate Dean for Faculty and Research at CDSS

/ August 26, 2022

This article is cross-posted from Sandrine Dudoit named Associate Dean for Faculty and Research at CDSS August 25, 2022  |  Anna Morrison  |  CDSS News ___________________________

BIDS welcomes Fall 2022 Data Science Research Scholars

/ July 29, 2022

This fall, BIDS is excited to announce the arrival of a new cohort of Data Science Research Scholars, postdoctoral researchers representing a range of interests in criminal justice, education, and responsible AI. Each will be working with faculty mentors at UC Berkeley and BIDS’ partner organizations to expand the reach of their research.

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Berkeley Computational Social Science Training Program welcomes Fall 2022 cohort

Marsha Fenner / July 26, 2022

The Berkeley Computational Social Science Training Program (CSSTP) is delighted to welcome its newest cohort of fellows for the Fall 2022 semester at UC Berkeley.

BIDS is hiring: Data Architect, CLEAN Initiative

/ July 14, 2022

The Berkeley Institute of Data Science (BIDS) is hiring: BIDS Data Architect (CLEAN Initiative) (Applications Programmer 4 (0652U), Job ID: 39273). The first review date for applications is July 27, 2022, and the posting will remain open until filled.