We just launched the Data Science for Social Good Global Network and will be running joint Data Science for Social Good Programs across the world in in Charlotte (NC), Portugal, Chile, and more.
We’re organizing the Data Science for Social Good Conference in Chicago on September 28-29. Attend and/or Present your work!
Data Science for Social Good Conference
Data Science for Social Good Europe Fellowship
Building Better Early Intervention Systems Crystal Cody, Estella Patterson, Jennifer Helsby, Samuel Carton, Kenneth Joseph, Ayesha Mahmud, Youngsoo Park, Joe Walsh, Lauren Haynes, Rayid Ghani, and Kerr Putney Read full article here.
Dr. Eliassi-Rad and the Effectiveness of Roles in Complex Networks By: Rob Mitchum Social science and public policy have always been connected, to varying degrees of success. In an ideal world, understanding the mechanisms behind social processes -- both good and bad -- would directly inform the creation of policies that promote social benefits and reduce
The Economist highlights our work over the past several years in the use of data science for public policy
Of prediction and policy Aug 20th 2016 Read full article here.
“Big Data and Social Science: A Practical Guide to Methods and Tools,” edited by Ian Foster, Rayid Ghani, Ron S. Jarmin, Frauke Kreuter and Julia Lane, has been published by CRC press.