Oregon's Data Science Initiative

Making decisions earlier, faster, better.



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Tomorrow's Data Scientists

This year, we welcomed nearly 50 students into the UO’s first cohort of data science majors.

Meet Some of Our Students

Read a Spring 2021 Progress Report


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Oregon scientists using big data to address societal challenges

The University of Oregon is part of a new National Science Foundation-funded effort that will help data scientists collaborate on efforts to address societal issues.

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Be a Data Science major at the UO

The UO’s new data science degree teaches students how to extract knowledge and insight from data – empowering you to launch directly from the classroom to the field.

Explore the Undergraduate Program



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UO researchers awarded data science seed funding grants

The grants encourage new faculty partnerships and the development of innovative research and educational programs in data science.

Meet the Award Recipients



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Big data fights cancer

UO and OHSU have teamed up to combat cancer and other diseases with a joint center in biomedical data science. The partnership has inspired Columbia Sportswear CEO, Tim Boyle, and his wife, Mary, to gift $10 million to the new research center.

Discover the Partnership 

Explore the Boyles' Generosity


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Data science is transforming UO research as we know it

UO researchers in many fields use data science to make groundbreaking new discoveries.

Discover How


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The next phase of data science in Oregon

The University of Oregon outlines the future of Data Science.

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