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[1 Jul 2024 | No Comment | ]

In just a few weeks, thousands of statisticians and data scientists will gather in Portland, Oregon, for the Joint Statistical Meetings. David Corliss shares ways to connect with new collaborators and get ideas for D4G projects.

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[3 Jun 2024 | No Comment | ]

The Data for Good community is experiencing incredible growth in the availability and quality of global data, benefiting researchers in academia, government, and industry. Here, David Corliss highlights data resources to empower everyone, from seasoned researchers to students.

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[1 May 2024 | No Comment | ]

This month, David Corliss discusses the ways statisticians and data scientists can support refugees and other displaced persons.

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[1 Apr 2024 | No Comment | ]

Each year in April, Earth Day offers an opportunity to refocus on protecting this planet we share with all living things. This year, David Corliss focuses on opportunities to address one of the most pressing challenges facing us today: mass extinction.

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[1 Mar 2024 | No Comment | ]

This month, David Corliss discusses the importance of building relationships with local subject experts and data stewards as the first step in developing community-based projects.

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[1 Feb 2024 | One Comment | ]

Since 2024 is an election year, US state legislatures are focusing on goals the public will notice. Statistics and data will play a vital role in identifying those goals, delivering beneficial results, and measuring impact, so columnist David Corliss provides tips for getting started in advocacy.

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[2 Jan 2024 | No Comment | ]
The 2024 Challenge List: This Year’s Most Important Questions in Data for Good

This annual call to action highlights a challenge in five areas: biostatistics; environmental advocacy; human rights; data; and organization and infrastructure. Learn how you can tackle one or more.

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[1 Dec 2023 | No Comment | ]

David Corliss recognizes outstanding accomplishments this year.

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[1 Nov 2023 | No Comment | ]

The Union of Concerned Scientists’ Science for Public Good Fund offers grants up to $1,500 to support science in service to the public, making it ideal for a wide range of data for good advocates and projects.

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[2 Oct 2023 | No Comment | ]

Bhramar Mukherjee of the University of Michigan was recently honored with the 2023 Karl E. Peace Award for Outstanding Statistical Contributions for the Betterment of Society, recognizing her commitment to and accomplishments in biostatistics on a global scale.