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Sofware Carpentry Workshop for Website Building

on February 10, 2021

This event has been postponed due to unforseen and unavoidable circumstances. We will be rescheduling this event for Summer. We are considering expanding the workshop an additional 2 days to include more lessons on R programming. Registered participants want a refund please email We apologize for the inconvenience. Ever wish you had a way to showcase your work inside and out of the classroom? A place to share materials with students, or to blog about current research and developments in your field?

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Spring internship opportunity

By DSI Coordinator on December 11, 2020

The Data Science Initiative is partnering with the Center for Healthy Communities to offer a virtual internship experience this Spring. This flexible, 3 unit internship is focused on the management, analysis and reporting of data through a variety of projects relating to basic needs and our community’s health. This is a great opportunity for students who need to complete the Capstone for the Data Science Certificate or students who need additional units to round out their schedules.

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Extended hours for Community coding! Spring 20

By Robin Donatello on January 22, 2020

Hours & Location MW 10-12, Tehama 116 T 2-4, Butte 518 W 5:30-7pm Butte 518 R 4-6pm Butte 518 F 1-2pm, 3-4pm, Butte 518 Flyer with hours: What is community coding? Taking a programming class this semester? Or a class doing statistical data analysis? Have a pet programming/data science project you’re working on? Students, staff, faculty, and the public are invited to join our Community Coding sessions. Bring your computer, coding projects, and your questions to this open working environment.

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Data Science and Analytics Research Fellowship

By Robin Donatello on December 3, 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 17, 2019 3:00PM ET Apply at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis. As a Research Participant in the NIAID Data Analytics and Research Branch (DARB), the participant will receive training and hands-on-experience in applying and managing data and portfolio analysis strategies and learning about NIH and bibliometric databases and tool development to manage programs in infectious, immunological, and allergic diseases. Appointments will be for one year, with a second-year option.

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