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Data Science Nights

Data Science Nights are monthly hack nights on popular data science topics, organized by fellows and scholars from the Northwestern Data Science Initiative. Each night will feature one hour of structured programming followed by a hacking night with data science project or learning groups of your choice.

Upcoming Meetings

Data Science Nights - April Meeting

April 30, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The Data Science Nights April Meeting will feature a talk by Kat Albrecht (of the Amaral Lab and NICO) on “Fundamental Data Science to Investigate Social Problems” plus project, learning groups, tutorials, and more.

Data Science Nights - May Meeting

May 21, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The agenda and speakers for May are being finalized and will be posted in the near future.

Past Meetings

Data Science Nights - February Meeting

February 26, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The February meeting had a distinct format compared to previous meetings, with a stronger focus on the breakout sessions. These included: multi-week learning groups, single-evening tutorials, multi-week projects, single-evening projects according to preference of attendees, and the ability to bring your own project or have a code-clinic.

Data Science Nights - January Meeting

January 22, 2018
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The January meeting featured a talk by Joe Germuska of the Northwestern University Knight Lab: "Data Journalism: Big and Small". There was also a parellel session during the hacking portion aimed at attendees who are new to programming or data science, called: "Getting Started @ Data Science Nights".

Data Science Nights - KICKOFF MEETING

November 6, 2017
Chambers Hall, Lower Level

The first meeting featured a talk by Adam Miller (LSSTC Data Science Fellow): "Scikit-learn Soup to Nuts: Developing a Machine-Learning Workflow"
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