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Novo Nordisk and UC Berkeley Launch New Joint Initiative for Causal Inference

/ November 4, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Novo Nordisk and UC Berkeley Launch New Joint Initiative for Causal Inference October 26, 2020  |   Berkeley Public Health Research Highlights _____________________________ Joint Initiative will have hubs in Copenhagen and Berkeley

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Incoming EECS, CDSS Professor Rediet Abebe Brings Commitment to Social Change, Academic Excellence

/ November 2, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Incoming EECS, CDSS Professor Rediet Abebe Brings Commitment to Social Change, Academic Excellence October 1, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |   CDSS News, 150 Years of Women at Berkeley ___________________________

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How some election officials are trying to verify the vote more easily

/ October 29, 2020

In this brief video interview for the PBS News Hour, BIDS Faculty Affiliate Philip Stark , a professor of statistics and the Associate Dean of the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at UC Berkeley, explains risk-limiting audits — double-checking only a random sample of paper ballots to make sure that they match electronic results — which are now being used in over 45 states to verify the accuracy of election results.  

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Berkeley experts offer critical perspectives on election integrity and security

/ October 28, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  Berkeley experts offer critical perspectives on election integrity and security October 28, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |   Berkeley News ___________________________

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UC Berkeley’s Bin Yu Building a Better Framework for More Robust, Trustworthy Data Science

/ October 22, 2020

This article is cross-posted from  UC Berkeley’s Bin Yu Building a Better Framework for More Robust, Trustworthy Data Science October 22, 2020  |   Jon Bashor   |   Berkeley News ___________________________

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How Latino Voter Outreach Still Falls Short

/ October 21, 2020

In this recent podcast, NPR's Sam Sanders talks with BIDS Faculty Affiliate Lisa García Bedolla, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of UC Berkeley's Graduate Division, about how the word "Latino" encompasses diverse communities and political stripes and all life experiences, and what effective—and respectful—outreach to Latino voters would look like.

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BIDS-BCHSI Research Xchange Forum launches on November 2

Maryam Vareth / October 20, 2020

Innovate For Health (I4H) will launch the BIDS-BCHSI Research Xchange Forum on Monday, November 2.  

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