Talks


DSI Info Session: Data Science Internships

DSI Information Session: Navigating Data Science Internships for Graduate Students & Postdocs

Graduate students and postdocs working in a data science field, or looking to pivot into data science, increasingly need a "portfolio" to highlight the diversity and depth of their skill sets. Internships can be a good way to achieve …

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DSI Seminar: Deep Learning for Science

Deep Learning for Science

Special guest seminar hosted by Physics & the Data Science Initiative by Mr. Prabhat

Abstract: Deep Learning has revolutionized the fields of computer vision, speech recognition and robotics in recent years. Can Deep Learning work for science? This talk will review results from the application of Deep …

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Un-Seminar: When Data Disagree: Incorporating information from multiple sources into a comprehensive spatial model

DSI Spring Un-seminar

When Data Disagree: Incorporating information from multiple sources into a comprehensive spatial model

presented by Quinn Hart, UC Davis Library Digital Applications Manager

Background

What? This is a different kind of seminar. Come brainstorm about cross-University research problems in this multidisciplinary, flipped series where the audience does …

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Talk on Dilemmas of Data in Citizen Science

From Sensing to Sense-Making: Dilemmas of Data in Citizen Science

Presented by Gwen Ottinger, associate professor in the Department of Politics and the Center for Science, Technology, and Society at Drexel University. Presented by the UC Davis Program in Science and Technology Studies, the School of Education, and the Center …

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Becoming a Data Scientist Info Session

Becoming a Data Scientist

A conversation with the DSI's Director and Affiliates. What is data science? What does a data science project look like? * How can I start my career in data science?

We are holding two info sessions: March 2 @ 3:30pm: Undergraduates session. Slides March 13 @ 11am: Graduate …

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NEW DATE 3/6 - Un-Seminar: Over-Packaged: Ecology & Evolution of R Packages

This Un-Seminar has been re-scheduled for March 6, 2018.

Over- packaging: The ecology & evolution of the R environment

presented by Matteo Marcantonio (Postdoc in Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, UC Davis Vet Med) and Diego Montecino (DVM & PhD candidate in Epidemiology).

Abstract

The R computing language is used by researchers across …

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