• Apply for Data Science Research Funding by March 1

    The American Family Funding Initiative, an internal funding competition at UW–Madison, offers up to $150K to stimulate and support cutting-edge research in the rapidly growing field of data science.

  • The Data Science Hub is Hiring

    The Data Science Hub is hiring a facilitator for data science training and community engagement at UW–Madison. If you are passionate about helping people advance their research using data science methods, check out this opportunity!

  • First-Ever Generative AI Prompt Battle in the U.S. a Success

    On November 29, the UW-Madison community gathered in the Discovery Building for the inaugural generative AI prompt battle at an American university. MadPrompts, hosted by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and the Data Science Institute, featured an electrifying competition where contestants used text prompts to create AI-generated images.

  • Register for the Research Bazaar by Jan 30

    UW–Madison’s Data Science Hub is hosting the 5th annual Research Bazaar on February 7 and 8, 2024 at the Discovery Building. With an overarching theme of Data in Action, the Research Bazaar is a place to build community and technical know-how.

  • ML+X Celebrates Two Years of Community Building Around Machine Learning

    As ML+X celebrates its second year anniversary, we reflect on our journey of fostering communal learning and collaboration in the realm of machine learning. Looking ahead, we discuss our future plans to further advance our impact.

  • A Tale of Two Conferences: Reflections from the US-RSE and ADSA Conferences

    In October, Data Science Hub Facilitator Sarah Stevens attended both the US Research Software Engineer (US-RSE) Association Conference and the Academic Data Science Alliance (ADSA) meeting. While both events related to data and computing in research, they were rather different.

  • DSI is hiring an Open Source Program Office Outreach Specialist

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for an Outreach Specialist position at the Data Science Institute to support the Open Source Program Office.

  • Reflections from the Posit Conference – R or Python?

    At last year’s RStudio conference, RStudio made the big announcement that they would be renaming the organization Posit. This change reflects the organization's interest in branching out from "just R" to include additional projects: for example, Python and Quarto projects.

  • Share your work at the 2024 Research Bazaar

    The UW-Madison Research Bazaar seeks submissions for lightning talks, posters, interactive discussions, workshops, and an art meets science exhibit for our 5th annual event, February 7-8 at the Discovery Building.

  • Work with DSI! We’re hiring a Research Software Engineer

    The Data Science Institute is hiring a Research Software Engineer. This position involves working with research teams and algorithm developers to leverage GPUs for scientific computing applications.

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Cris Carusi
Communications Manager
American Family Insurance Data Science Institute