Data Science for Social Good Announces 2018 Projects in Chicago and Lisbon


2018 Data Science for Social Good Goes Global, Tackling Diabetes, Tenant Harassment, Unemployment, and More Fellows in Chicago and Portugal adapt data science and AI approaches for projects with non-profits and international governments In Chicago and Portugal this summer, the science behind self-driving cars, virtual assistants, and targeted advertising will be repurposed for nobler pursuits: [...]

Data Science for Social Good Announces 2018 Projects in Chicago and Lisbon2018-07-02T16:23:18+00:00

2016 Applications are now open!


We're excited and happy to start the application process for 2016. Applications are now open for Fellows, Mentors, Project Managers, and Project Partner Organizations. We expect to take around 42 fellows, 4-6 Technical Mentors, 3 Project Managers, and 12 Project Partners. We encourage everyone to read the FAQ before applying. Most [...]

2016 Applications are now open!2018-05-12T14:07:48+00:00

What Makes a Good DSSG Project?


Apply to be a Project Partner for 2018 Data Science for Social Good is a summer program that requires year-round preparation. A successful summer requires a mix of good people and projects, and we spend a lot of time trying to find projects to solve and the people to solve them. [...]

What Makes a Good DSSG Project?2018-05-12T14:07:49+00:00

Our Knight News Challenge Submissions


This year’s Knight News Challenge asks, “How might we make data work for individuals and communities?” Data Science for Social Good and its parent organization, the Center for Data Science and Public Policy, pursue answers to this question every day. We submitted four of our projects to this year’s challenge so we can develop them [...]

Our Knight News Challenge Submissions2018-05-12T14:07:51+00:00