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Charlottesville, Va., Oct. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Climate change, global health, and cyber security are just a few of the challenges that researchers at the University of Virginia School of Data Science are attempting to address through current projects.
“As the first of its kind in the nation, the University of Virginia School of Data Science has an unprecedented opportunity to bring new approaches to our society’s major challenges,” said Phil Bourne, Dean of the newly-formed school.
Current research projects include online abuse detection, cyber security, climate change, hiring decisions, and global health, with partners in business, engineering, environmental science, medicine and more:
Through interdisciplinary partnerships with industry, government agencies, non-profits, and academic institutions throughout the world, the UVA School of Data Science is engaging in projects that address topics concerning the environment, business and finance, infrastructure, health and medicine, education, policy and law, and others to further discovery, share knowledge, and make a positive impact on society.
We are building bridges to the future.
About the University of Virginia School of Data Science
The University of Virginia School of Data Science is revolutionizing data science education and research. A School without Walls, our team is working across academic, geographic, professional, and civic boundaries to practice responsible data science and make a positive impact on society. We currently offer a Master of Science in Data Science degree, and plan to offer degrees across the educational pipeline—from undergraduate to professional. Our researchers apply scientific methods and technological innovations to vast quantities of data, gaining unique insights into problems from politics to medicine, from education to the environment, and beyond. Learn more at datascience.virginia.edu and follow us @uvadatascience.
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