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Amy Gutmann Hall to House Data Science Hub

Amy Gutmann Hall to House Data Science Hub

The new Amy Gutmann Hall is set to be completed in 2024 and will be a central location for data science training and research across disciplines. This article highlights the current plans. Initial construction was announced in 2019, upon receiving a $25 million gift...

Data Science for Social Good Seed Grants

Data Science for Social Good Seed Grants

The School of Arts and Sciences’ Data Driven Discovery Initiative is pleased to announce the 2022 Call for Proposals for the Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) seed grants. Data Science for Social Good projects may address any societal challenge that affects the...

Postdocs, Apply to Be a Data Science Fellow

Postdocs, Apply to Be a Data Science Fellow

DDDI invites all post-doctoral fellows in the School of Arts & Sciences who are developing or using data science methods to apply to be a Data Science Fellow. If data science is a significant part of your research and you are interested in cross-disciplinary...

Faculty proposals for data science post-doctoral fellows

Faculty proposals for data science post-doctoral fellows

The School of Arts and Sciences’ Data Driven Discovery Initiative (DDD) is pleased to announce the 2022 Call for Proposals for data science postdoctoral fellowships. DDD will support the hiring of outstanding postdoctoral fellows in the natural and social sciences...

Big Data for Development and Governance

Big Data for Development and Governance

Organized by DevLab@Penn/PDRI and co-sponsored by Perry World House, USAID’s Center for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance, USAID’s Innovation, Technology, and Research (ITR) Hub and Penn SAS’ Data Driven Discovery Initiative, this event will convene an excellent...

Philadelphia Federal Statistical Research Data Center Workshop

Philadelphia Federal Statistical Research Data Center Workshop

The Population Studies Center and DDDI will be co-sponsoring an event hosted by the Methodology Working Group on available data in the Philadelphia Federal Statistical Research Center (FSRDC), how to prepare a proposal to access the data, as well as the process of...

Penn Today features DDD’s role in the data science movement

Penn Today features DDD’s role in the data science movement

As the field of data science grows, the demand for training in methodologies that allow us to draw inferences from "big data" has also increased. This Penn Today article situates DDD's effort to meet these demands while supporting scholarship from disparate fields...

Data Science Hangouts 2022

Data Science Hangouts 2022

Every Thursdays at noon from June 23 through Aug 11, DDDI will be hosting a Data Science Hangouts for undergraduates interested in learning more about data science. The 8-week workshop features talks by our faculty and hands-on tutorials. Talks will be held in person...

Women in Data Science @ Penn Conference

Women in Data Science @ Penn Conference

Registration is free to all members of the Penn Community. The University of Pennsylvania is proud to host the third annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) @ Penn Conference on February 9-10, 2022. WiDS Philadelphia @ Penn is an independent event that is organized by The...