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Data Science is Transforming Research at Northwestern-CIERA

Data science is affecting every aspect of Northwestern’s learning and research enterprises — among other things, leading to breakthroughs in precision medicine; contributing to a revolution in astronomy, with profound insights about the universe; transforming the scope and depth of social science research with significant policy implications; changing the way humanities scholarship is conducted and fueling research about consumer behavior that is affecting how companies do business locally and globally.

The tsunami of data pouring into Northwestern today, powered by extraordinary recent advances in computer speed and capacity, is transforming scholarship and changing the way this institution conducts research, teaches students, solves problems, promotes learning and extends the frontiers of human knowledge.

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