HDSI and HDSR statement on anti-racism

The Harvard Data Science Initiative and the Harvard Data Science Review share the grief and outrage of people throughout the United States and around the world over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and countless other unnamed Black lives. We abhor the racial inequity that is felt every day by people across our country.

Read our full statement here.
Read our August 2020 update here.

COVID-19 Resources Collected by the HDSI

Researchers across Harvard are using data science to tackle the novel coronavirus in an attempt to understand its transmission and slow its spread.  In this unprecedented period, we will post their stories on this website and across our social media accounts.  Featured work may represent initial results of early stage research conducted at Harvard University and may not yet have undergone peer review.  This research is evolving quickly.

 If you know of important work or opportunities that you would like us to highlight, please email datascience@harvard.edu.

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Featured News from the Harvard Data Science Initiative

Sheila Jasanoff announced as Trust in Science Faculty Lead

October 28, 2020

The Harvard Data Science Initiative is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School, as Faculty Lead of the HDSI’s Trust in Science project.  Professor Jasanoff is a pioneer in the field of Science and Technology Studies and brings to her role decades of scholarship examining the role of science in society.  She is the author of more than 130 articles or book chapters and is editor or author of more than 15 books on related topics.... Read more about Sheila Jasanoff announced as Trust in Science Faculty Lead

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