Data Science Summer School 2019

In 2019 Göttingen University hosted for the third time an International Summer School on Data Science.

The Date: August 05-16, 2019
The Location: Alte Mensa, Göttingen
The Topics: Giving an overview on the multilayered topics and methods belonging to Data Science. Such as

  • Deal with the Data Lifecycle
  • Best Practices in Data Management
  • Methods (Modelling, Statistics, Mining, …)
  • Infrastructures and platfoms
  • Application examples
  • Ethical, legal, and social aspects

The Lectures: Lecturers from several disciplines enabled cross-disciplinary insights:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Medicine
  • (Statistical) Bioinformatics
  • Engineering Sciences

The Participants: The Summer School welcomed 35 participants with 15 different nationalities representing mainly partner universities of the University of Göttingen. The participants were granted 3 ETCS for their work during the course.

The Organisation: The Summer School is organized jointly by the Institute of Computer Science, Göttingen International, the GWDG’s and SUB’s joint service unit on research data management – Göttingen eResearch Alliance, and the University Medical Centre.

Responsible organizational Team:

  • Prof. Dr. Ramin Yahyapour (Institute for Computer Science)
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Sax (Institute for Medical Informatics)
  • Dr. Sven Bingert (GWDG)
  • Timo Gnadt (Göttingen eResearch Alliance, SUB)
  • Dr. Katharina Jannasch (Göttingen International)
  • Lena Steilen (Göttingen eResearch Alliance, GWDG)

This Summer School was supported financially by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds provided by the German Federal Foreign Office.

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