Chicago Program Dates May 28 - August 17, 2018 (For students coming from the quarter system who absolutely cannot start on May 28, we will have a second start date on June 11) Lisbon Program Dates May 28 - August 17, 2018 (For students coming from the quarter system who absolutely cannot [...]
Project Partners come with some idea of a problem they want help in tackling, data they can provide to solve that problem, and resources they can devote to collaborate with us over the summer. Ideal partners: 1. Have an important problem with high social impact: We want concrete problems that can have impact as opposed [...]
We like concrete problems but can help you define and scope the project. We're okay with starting with an interest in working with us and will spend time with you before the Fellowship starts to refine projects and discuss data needs. You can also propose several project ideas and we can help narrowing them down [...]
Not at all. We've worked with partners all over the world. In-person collaboration is great but so is Skype and/or Hangout.
Nurse-Family Partnership is a non-profit organization that sends nurses to meet with new and expectant mothers. DSSG has worked with NFP to estimate their impact on health outcomes for a funding proposal, and to predict which mothers are at highest risk of dropping out of the program. DSSG has worked with several school districts to [...]