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Data Carpentries Workshop

Data Carpentries Workshop

The Carpentries is an international network of data scientists and technical specialists who provide training in a wide range of data skills including Python, R, data management, and much more. The two-day workshop (from 10am-3pm, with additional hang-out and Q&A until 5pm) will be taught by data specialists from academia and industry brought in for Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program students.

Let’s Talk Generative AI

Let’s Talk Generative AI

The arrival of ChatGPT has sparked lively debate about how generative AI will impact universities like ours and society at large. Penn faculty have been at the forefront of tracking the impact of AI across diverse fields including the sciences, technology, media and...

February is LOVE data week! Here’s how we’re celebrating

February is LOVE data week! Here’s how we’re celebrating

LOVE data is an international celebration of all things data that takes place during the week of Valentine's Day. Each year, institutions and schools such as University of Michigan, Harvard, and Brown put on data events for the public and Penn is no exception. On...

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...

Apply to Be a Data Science Fellow

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...

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...