Applying Data Science For Social Good Discussion Series

Searle Chemistry Laboratory, Room 240 5735 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL

A monthly discussion series organized by the Center for Data Science & Public Policy bringing together faculty, researchers, and students from across the university interested in applying new and emerging data science methods and tools to problems they're tackling. The goal is to start discussions around Applied Data Science and create collaborations across the university.


DSSG Fellowship Information Session

Join us for a webinar to learn more about the DSSG Fellowship and being a DSSG Summer Fellow. Click here to register.

Data Science and Public Policy Seminar Series

Harris School of Public Policy 1155 East 60th Street, Chicago

Towards classifier-driven observational studies from social media Aron Culotta Illinois Institute of Technology Wednesday, April 27, 2016 1:00pm to 2:00pm Harris School Rm. 142 Abstract: In recent years, researchers have mined social media streams to forecast and "nowcast" a wide variety of population statistics, including the rates of influenza, obesity, drug consumption, and even roadkill. [...]

Friday Talk: Paul O’Connor

Paul O'Connor will be the first Friday Speaker in our seminar series at DSSG this year. A lot of things about DSSG have changed over the past 4 years but the one constant has been Paul kicking off the summer for us. Paul currently works at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Chicago and brings decades [...]