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Introducing Marsha Fenner, BIDS new Communications/Program Manager

/ August 28, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce Marsha Fenner, who has joinied the BIDS team as Communications/Program Manager.

Introducing Jonathan Dugan, BIDS new Chief Research Officer

/ August 16, 2017

We are thrilled to announce a new addition to the BIDS team, Jonathan Dugan, who is joining us as Chief Research Officer.

Introducing TextThresher 1.0 beta

Nick Adams / August 15, 2017

After 2 years of building TextThresher, I am very pleased to announce that... A demo is provided below. But first, let me tell you a bit about what TextThresher does, how people use it, and how you can get your hands on it. 

Welcoming BIDS 2017 Data Science Fellows

Kevin Koy / July 26, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce our 2017 cohort of data science fellows! With diverse research backgrounds and experiences, the new fellows will help lead our community in driving data science innovations and enhancing collaborations across UC Berkeley and beyond.

BIDS Is Hiring a Communications/Program Manager

/ June 15, 2017

We welcome applications to join BIDS as our Communications/Program Manager where you will help to develop and implement the strategies that are integral to building a strong and cohesive community of researchers around data science at Berkeley and beyond.

2017 Data Science Faire

/ May 3, 2017

Earlier this week, we held our fourth annual Data Science Faire to celebrate data science at BIDS and UC Berkeley. Like last year, we invited poster/demo presenters from around campus to showcase their data science projects, welcoming participants from Research IT, Digital Humanities, the Space Sciences Laboratory, the California Digital Libary, and many more.

BIDS Spring 2017 Data Science Faire: Now Accepting Poster and Demo Submissions!

/ April 17, 2017

Join UC Berkeley students, faculty, and researchers on Tuesday, May 2, to celebrate the BIDS Spring 2017 Data Science Faire. Stop by 190 Doe Library from 1:30 to 4:30 and mingle with researchers, explore projects, and find out why “data” is so hot right now!

Beauty vs. Function: Not a Problem in Superheat

/ March 20, 2017

by Kasia Metkowski Data meets narrative in Rebecca Barter’s Superheat, an R package that creates colorful and customizable heatmaps. 

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