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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. 

BIDS Is Hiring a Chief Research Officer

/ March 8, 2017

Working closely with BIDS leadership, the chief research officer (CRO) at BIDS will use their deep expertise and knowledge to empower the Berkeley faculty and research community to develop missing parts of the data science environment (tools, methods, systems, workflows, etc.), and secure the resources to fund them. This is a two-year position with the opportunity for extension. The CRO will do this by:

Call for Fellows—Spring 2017

Kevin Koy / March 3, 2017

We are excited to invite applications for our next cohort in the BIDS Data Science Fellow Program.  Successful applicants will join our current cohort of fellows in helping advance data analysis in the research sciences. BIDS data science fellows are postdoctoral scholars, graduate student researchers, or staff with excellent credentials in their fields as well as strong interests in advancing data intensive approaches with a community of like-minded individuals from across campus. 

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