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Welcome back to campus! We look forward to seeing you at our events this semester.
Join the Trust in Science Project in-person for two days of conversation on vaccine hesitancy and its relationship to trust in science on September 8 and 9! This event is free and open to the public. Learn more and register now.
View the list of exciting data science-related events taking place at Harvard in the coming months!
Harvard is hiring! Check out the list of recently posted full-time job opportunities below.
All the best,
The Harvard Data Science Initiative
Trust in Science Workshop 2022
Vaccine Hesitancy: Between Mistrust and Miracle
Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST and 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Location: Cambridge and Allston
Hosted by the Program on Science, Technology and Society (STS) at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Data Science Initiative
Data + Donuts is a learning and discussion group that offers a welcoming space to engage critically with issues of data and society. Every few weeks during the academic year, we invite researchers and practitioners to facilitate conversations around their area of expertise – and share donuts!
This event’s speakers Whitney Airgood-Obrycki (Senior Research Associate) and Sophia Wedeen (Research Analyst) work on research related to affordable rental housing at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Biomedical Informatics Entrepreneurs Salon: Lovina McMurchy, Movac Capital
Thursday, September 8, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST
Hosted by Harvard Office of Technology Development and the HMS Department of Biomedical Informatics
Lovina McMurchy is a General Partner at an international Venture Capital Fund, Movac Capital and an Edmund Hillary Fellow, a program for exceptional entrepreneurs and investors working on global impact projects from Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Lovina McMurchy, General Partner at Movac Capital and Edmund Hillary Fellow
Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square: Multistakeholder Engagement on ESG Commitments, Metrics, and Accountability
Thursday, September 15, 2022 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Location: Harvard Business School Campus
Hosted by HLS Center on the Legal Profession, HBS Institute for the Study of Business in Global Society, HKS Center for Public Leadership, and HDSI
How can business leaders, governments, and other key stakeholders work collaboratively to make measurable, sustainable, and accountable progress on ESG goals and commitments?
Join an in-person, interdisciplinary event, Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square. The event has no attendence fees, will take place in-person, and will be open to the public. In attendence will be a global audience of leaders from business, government and public policy, academia, law, civil society, the media, and other key stakeholders.
This event is dedicated to facilitating an exchange of ideas among leaders from business, public policy, law, academia and civil society about practical, principled, and effective ideas to make meaningful progress on ESG commitments, metrics, and accountability.
Programming + Pizza is a peer-to-peer mentoring group where those interested in programming tools and computational research can build skills and community. Every event highlights one interesting coding project (listed on our website), but attendees are free to work on whatever they like – including pizza!
At this session of Programming + Pizza, the Research & Data Services team will talk about the ways they can help you with your data and computationally-driven projects. After their presentation, attendees will have plenty of time to work on the projects of your choice.
Rapid technological changes affect how we do our work, how we run our businesses, and even how we live our lives. Learn more about why Harvard Business School launched the Digital, Data, and Design Institute at Harvard (D^3) to expand faculty research on this transformation.
Startup Adden Energy granted technology license from Harvard to scale innovative lithium-metal battery technology for commercial deployment.
Featured Graduate Student Opportunity
CrisisReady Graduate Data Science Intern
CrisisReady is a research platform based at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Direct Relief
CrisisReady is looking to expand its team of graduate interns to develop analytic pipelines for decision makers in acute disaster settings and provide general research support for the evaluation and dissemination of those tools.
The candidate will be supervised by an interdisciplinary team, working in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders including Harvard-based investigators and collaborators from government and academia in the US and overseas.
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