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Data Science for Social Good Fellowships

Do you have a passion for data science? Are you an under-graduate or post-graduate student at a higher education institute?

The University of Warwick is delighted to be hosting Data Science for Social Good (DSSGx) Summer Programme with the Alan Turing Institute. The 2020 programme runs from 15 June to 5 September. The deadline for applications is 31 January, 2020.


What is the DSSG Summer Fellowship?

DSSGx is a project-based training programme the provides aspiring data scientists with skills to create data-driven solutions to real-world problems. As a participant, you'll work on data mining, machine learning, big data and data science projects with social impact.

The programme was pioneered by the University of Chicago in 2013. Since then, it has involved more than 200 graduate and undergraduate students from computer science, social sciences, statistics, economics, public policy and other quantitative fields.

The Alan Turing Institute’s vision to advance research for public good and train the next generation of leaders is aligned with the DSSG objective to train data scientists with strong skills in solving real-world problems.

Fellows work with non-profit and government partners around the world, helping enhance their services, interventions and outreach, to fulfil their mission of improving lives across the world.

Fellowship activities include lectures, hands-on workshops, seminars, meet-ups, field trips and social activities.


Who should apply?

The programme is open to graduate and undergraduate students, PhD students, data scientists and researchers. Participants will work together to create data science solutions to address pressing challenges to society.

Who are 2020 DSSG Project Partners?

The partner organisations that the DSSG works with are those who serves real need in the society and are willing to apply technical state-of-the-art data science knowledge to their challenges.

Further details coming soon.


Where can I find out more and how can I apply?

You can find out more and apply on the DSSGx website. The deadline for applications is 31 January, 2020.