Using photos and text from Instagram, a team of researchers from the University of Rochester has shown that this data can not only expose patterns of underage drinking more cheaply and faster than conventional surveys, but also find new patterns, such as what alcohol brands or types are favored by different demographic groups.
The University of Rochester is seeking applicants for tenure track or tenured positions in interdisciplinary research areas within data science. This search complements department-specific searches in data science currently underway.
Go into any public space and look at the people around you. Odds are, some if not most of them will have their neck craned downward, their eyes lowered, and one hand cradling their phone. Youre looking at one of the primary relationships in the lives of many people today.
The quadrangle enclosed by Robert B. Goergen Hall, Hylan Hall, Hutchison Hall, the Computer Studies Building and the future Wegmans Hall will be transformed beginning next spring with new walkways, trees, seating, and a botanical rain garden.
IDS' Henry Kautz is among one of the principal investigators awarded with the NSF Research Traineeship awards. Each project addresses an interdisciplinary topic of national importance.
The Goergens support is the latest multimillion-dollar commitment to the Universitys Data Science Initiative, the centerpiece of Rochesters five-year strategic plan. In recognition of the Goergens commitment, the institute will be named the Goergen Institute for Data Science.
The University of Rochesters comprehensive fundraising campaign, has surpassed its initial $1.2 billion goal. The campaigns primary objective was achieved thanks in part to an $11 million commitment from Robert and Pamela Goergen to the Universitys Institute for Data Science.
Henry Kautz installed as the Robin and Tim Wentworth Director of the Institute for Data Science. The Wentworths, University of Rochester parents and supporters, have committed $3 million to endow the directorship.
All the data in the world means nothing without professionals trained to harness its power. Rochester offers a dozen degree programs in this growing field of data science.
The University of Rochester is advancing basic and applied research in data science. Interdisciplinary teams across computer science, medicine, and all the sciences are harnessing the power of Big Data to improve our health, create new industries, and expand fundamental knowledge.
The Rochester, N.Y. region and New York State are poised to be national leaders in analyzing and commercializing the limitless uses of data to improve the quality of life and fuel economic growth.
New York State recently provided support to create a new Rochester Center of Excellence in Data Science (CoE) at the University of Rochester. Complementing the Institute of Data Science, its goals are to leverage basic research, training, and technology development in this field and to drive regional economic development.
November 20, 2015—Social Good through Data - U of R's First Data Dive