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Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
A Six-Step Playbook for Doing Data Science & AI for Good

A Six-Step Playbook for Doing Data Science & AI for Good

Published on: Dec 22 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The Data Science and AI for Good landscape has exploded, with more organizations doing data for good work than ever before. At the same time, there’s an abundance...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach...
Apply Now: 1 Million Euro for African COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: 1 Million Euro for African COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jan 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 24 Comments
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is a human tragedy across the African continent. Besides contributing to the loss of over 50,000 people, the pandemic is expected...
Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Published on: Dec 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 21 Comments
There is an immense need for data science researchers to use new analytical processes and emerging datasets in COVID-19 digital response. This need is particularly...
Apply Now: $58 Million for African Data Science & Health Research Grants

Apply Now: $58 Million for African Data Science & Health Research Grants

Published on: Oct 26 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
In the next decade, rapid advances in data science are expected to transform biomedical and behavioral research and lead to improved health for individuals and...
Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Published on: Aug 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
$500,000 Grants for Agricultural Data Analysis Lacuna Fund provides data scientists with the resources they need to produce new labeled datasets to address underserved...
Lessons Learned Measuring, Evaluating, and Learning with Big Data

Lessons Learned Measuring, Evaluating, and Learning with Big Data

Published on: Jul 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The world today is more connected, interdependent, and data-rich than at any time in human history. Yet we increasingly see populations divided into those who benefit...
Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Published on: Jul 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The novel coronavirus global pandemic is affecting global society in profound ways and will require new and innovative approaches. Beyond the impacts on public...
There Are No Data Unicorns in Agriculture

There Are No Data Unicorns in Agriculture

Published on: Jun 07 2018 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At a recent gathering in Houston, I spoke with a guy who told me his company is looking for a data unicorn. The term encapsulates what an ideal data scientist is:...