Chris Bizon discussed “Heterogeneity in Obesity Creativity Hub: Transdisciplinary Approaches for Precision Research and Treatment,” and presented data science tools used within the Obesity Hub, a project that aims to take a multidisciplinary and multi-modal approach to understanding obesity.
Emily Putnam-Hornstein spoke on “Predictive Risk Modeling: A Controversial (but necessary) Tool for Child Protection,” methods used to develop algorithmic risk models that could save the lives of children.
Milton Suggs discussed his current project, “Data Toward Equity & the Black Child National Agenda,” which aims to use data science to give shape to the concepts and goals behind the Equity Child Research Coalition at the UNC FPG Child … Read more
Iheoma Iruka presented, “Monitoring Progress on the Black Child National Agenda,” and shared an overview of the work done by the Equity Child Research Coalition at the UNC FPG Child Development Institute.
Matt Jansen spoke on the development of the “On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance” project, a collections as data and machine learning project of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries with the goal of … Read more
Andrés Hincapié discussed his research project, “Entrepreneurship in Black and White: Life Cycle Differences in Entrepreneurship between Black and White Males,” which aims to examine the various mechanisms and decision factors behind the increasing gap in entrepreneurship between white and … Read more
Deen Freelon presented, “Ethnic/Racial and Gender Inequities in Computational Science,” and shared his observations, industry statistics, and current roadblocks in addressing underrepresentation in the data science field.
Timothy Shea spoke on the current development behind the “Spatial Antiquity Lab,” which aims to be a permanent space dedicated to research and teaching in spatial humanities and focused on the study of ancient cities, urbanism, and regional cultural landscapes.
Corbin Jones presented, “Crosstalk: Using biology to inspire new analytic approaches to biological data,” which featured a collection of projects that he and members of his department are working on that leverage and analogize the methods used in disparate fields … Read more
Kathryn Desplanque spoke on her core book project, “Inglorious Artists: Art-World Satire and the Market Economy for Art, 1750-1850,” which examines a corpus of 530 satirical images of artistic life in Paris published between 1750 and 1850.