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Dan Kammen and Ted Miquel elected to AAAS

/ April 23, 2020

BIDS Senior Fellows Dan Kammen and Ted Miquel are among nine UC Berkeley faculty members recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). The nine are among 276 new AAAS members, who are honored among the country’s most accomplished artists, scholars, scientists and leaders. 

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UC Berkeley announces new NIH-funded Computational Social Science Training Program

/ April 23, 2020

UC Berkeley is launching a new Computational Social Science Training Program (CSSTP) to train predoctoral students with advanced computational and data science analytics skills to address pressing needs in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research.

Berkeley Institute for Data Science and Accenture Applied Intelligence announce new collaboration to pursue data science research

/ April 22, 2020

The Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) and Accenture Applied Intelligence have announced a new strategic relationship to support interdisciplinary research and training that will advance the field of data science. This collaboration aims to explore major social and scientific challenges, such as ethical AI, biomedicine, and environmental sustainability in California.

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Understanding and seeking equity amid COVID-19

/ April 21, 2020

This article is cross-posted fromUnderstanding and seeking equity amid COVID-19 April 21, 2020  |  Kara Manke  |  Berkeley News Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 - website with full schedule and links to videos. ___________________________

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BIDS' new Data Science Services and Consulting portal helps connect researchers and resources to address COVID-19

Marsha Fenner / April 16, 2020

BIDS has launched a new Data Science Services and Consulting portal to help match the needs of domain experts — including epidemiologists and clinicians — to volunteer data science experts from across the broader BIDS community.  Following up on BIDS' earlier invitation to convene researchers, volunteers and data science resources to address COVID-19, the new portal is an invitation to engage in a coordinated effort with the broader campus community.

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Berkeley economics and public policy experts discuss "COVID-19: Economic impact, human solutions"

/ April 10, 2020

This article is cross-posted fromCOVID-19: Economic impact, human solutions April 10, 2020  |  Edward Lempinen  |  Berkeley News Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 - website with full schedule and links to videos. ___________________________

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Berkeley data science in action: creating informed responses to COVID-19

/ April 7, 2020

This article is cross-posted fromCreating informed responses: Berkeley’s computing and data science in action April 7, 2020  |  Kara Manke  |  Berkeley News Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 - website with full schedule and links to videos.

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Berkeley data science and public health experts address some of the current uncertainties about coronavirus

/ April 3, 2020

This article is cross-posted fromMaking sense of COVID-19 data, social distancing and what lies ahead   April 3, 2020  |  Kara Manke  |  Berkeley News Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 - website with full schedule and links to videos. ___________________________

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New live video series connects experts with public — Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19

/ April 2, 2020

This article is cross posted fromNew live online COVID-19 series connects experts with public April 2, 2020  |  Berkeley News Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 - website with full schedule and links to videos. ___________________________

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