BIDS Transitions

Saul Perlmutter / September 6, 2017

As our fall semester begins, BIDS continues to grow and develop with new people and programs, and I would like to share with you some important developments.  

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Data Domination: BIDS' Karthik Ram featured in Nature "Careers" article

/ August 31, 2017

BIDS' Karthik Ram is featured in this week's issue of Nature, in the article Data Domination, which describes the rapidly expanding field of data science, the breadth of diverse interdisciplinary research it supports, and the growing number of professional opportunities for data scientists in a data-driven future.

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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.

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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.

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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.