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  • DSSG 2020 Participant Photos

Data Science for Social Good Fellows Present Their Project Results

By: Emily Keller

This year, two interdisciplinary teams at the eScience Institute’s Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program tackled timely issues, conducting projects to identify disinformation articles about the coronavirus and detect minority vote dilution resulting from geographic boundary setting in state, city, county and school board districts.

On August 19th, the DSSG student fellows presented […]

  • Algorithmic Equity Toolkit

Algorithmic Equity Toolkit

By: Mike Katell

We are extremely proud to introduce the Algorithmic Equity Toolkit, planned and co-designed as a project of the Data Science for Social Good program (DSSG) at the eScience Institute in the summer of 2019. The Algorithmic Equity Toolkit, or ‘AEKit,’ is a set of resources designed to help individuals better identify government surveillance […]

UW Data Science for Social Good Program

UW Data Science for Social Good
The Data Science for Social Good summer program brings together students, stakeholders, and data and domain researchers to work on focused, collaborative projects for societal benefit.

Student Fellows
Applications closed for 2020.
Approximately sixteen DSSG Student Fellows are selected each year to work on data-intensive projects that have concrete relevance and social impact. Students are […]

January 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

DSSG Project Summaries – Summer 2016

*Watch the DSSG 2016 Final Presentations*

May 31st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |