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Feb
2016

While Data Science for Social Good sorts through nearly 900 applications for their 2016 summer fellowship, their 2015 projects continue to attract interest. Last week, the Charlotte Observer profiled DSSG's collaboration with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, using data on officers, arrests, dispatches, and other sources to help predict negative interactions between police officers and the public.

19
Feb
2016

A panel of British and American researchers, including RDCEP's Joshua Elliott, presented at a Congressional briefing and the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington DC, detailing how extreme events which affect the food system are increasingly likely to occur, resulting in ‘food shocks’.

16
Feb
2016

The ATLAS experiment at CERN is one of the largest scientific projects in history, with thousands of scientists from around the world working together to analyze the torrents of data flowing from its detectors. A new analytics platform built from open source tools by CI scientists at the ATLAS Midwest Tier Center 2 will make those experiments more efficient.