Welcome to our 2018-19 cohort

by Milad Maymay

Last week we welcomed our third MDS Vancouver cohort. It only seems a short while ago when we launched the program with a cohort of “only” 22 students. Now we have 70 new students in the program with another 28 at our UBC Okanagan campus. [Read More]

Bringing data science to new industries

by Ted Haley

Before starting the Master of Data Science (MDS) program at UBC, I had been working as a civil engineer for a consulting firm in Vancouver. I soon realized that despite producing vast amounts of data, the civil engineering and construction industries have felt little influence from advancements in data science... [Read More]

Learning from real data

by Alexander Kleefeldt

For the past three months, I was on a team of UBC Master of Data Science (MDS) students working on our MDS capstone project. Our team developed a data science product to help the course creators on the Thinkific e-learning platform to improve their online courses. Unsurprisingly, working on the... [Read More]