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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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Data Science by Design (DSxD) book launch: ‘The Future of Data Science’

Marsha Fenner / June 1, 2022

The Data Science by Design (DSxD) initiative is pleased to announce the release of their new book, The Future of Data Science, a curated anthology that showcases recent work created by the newly-established DSxD community of data designers, scientists, and artists, as well as other contributors who inspire that community. 

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Bin Yu to be honored at the 38th ASA Quality and Productivity Research Conference

/ May 24, 2022

BIDS Faculty Affiliate Bin Yu – Chancellor's Distinguished Professor in Berkeley Statistics and Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley, and the former president of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics – will be honored at the American Statistical Association's 38th Quality and Productivity Research Conference. "Data, Statistics, and Responsibility" is the theme of this year's conference, which will take place June 13-16, 2022, at San Francisco State University.