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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. 

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Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

/ July 7, 2022

This article and video are cross-posted from Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought June 22, 2022  |  Douglas Fischer  |  Environmental Health News ___________________________ Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change. How do you cut through the fog around climate change and get to a solution?

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Erin M. Kerrison and team awarded NIDA grant to investigate structural racism and discrimination (SRD) and its influence on public health and legal inequities

/ June 21, 2022

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Erin M. Kerrison, with colleagues from UCSF and Brown University, have recently been awarded a 5-year $3.7M National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) grant to investigate The Impact of Racism on Trajectories of Substance Use, Mental Health and Legal System Contact from Adolescence to Young Adulthood. 

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How data-driven research partnerships deepen energy access across supply chains

/ June 17, 2022

This article is cross-posted from How data-driven research partnerships deepen energy access across supply chains June 16, 2022  |  Sam Miles & Annelise Gill-Wiehl & Daniel Kammen  |   GreenBiz

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Benjamin Nachman receives prestigious five-year grant through DOE’s Early Career Research Program

/ June 8, 2022

BIDS Research Affiliate Benjamin Nachman is one of 83 scientists from across the nation selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science to receive significant funding through the Early Career Research Program (ECRP). 

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New anthology, community celebrates creativity in data science

Rachel Leven / June 7, 2022

Designers, artists and scientists celebrated the creativity of data science and called for a more inclusive, transparent and ethically-focused field in a new anthology published this month.

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