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Harvard College students: Apply for HCDAG COVID-19 Crisis Response Teams

April 3, 2020

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The Harvard College Data Analytics Group has partnered with governments and NGOs fighting COVID-19 to recruit Crisis Response Teams of 3 to 4 students to assist our partner organizations in their work in this challenging time. We are looking for a diverse group of students with a variety of skills, such as modeling (from linear regression to machine learning models...

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Harvard Scientists: Aggregated mobility data could help fight COVID-19

March 24, 2020

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Caroline Buckee, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology together with several scientists around the world, including HDSI co-director Francesca Dominici, has published a letter in the journal Science to advocate for the access to population mobility data collected by private companies to evaluate measures of social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19....

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Xihong Lin, Professor of Biostatistics: “Learning from 26, 000 COVID-19 cases in Wuhan”

March 23, 2020

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On Friday, March 21, 2020 Dr. Xihong Lin presented recent research analyzing the 26,000 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wuhan until February 18, 2020, as outlined in a new paper, “Evolving Epidemiology and Impact of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions on the Outbreak of...

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Researchers Using Data Science to Tackle COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Researchers across Harvard are using data science to tackle the novel coronavirus in an attempt to understand its transmission and slow its spread.  Over the next days and weeks, 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 that you would like us to highlight, please email ...

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