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Data science

An interdisciplinary field that utilizes scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to find patterns in data and make meaningful, data-driven conclusions and predictions.

International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. Test of Time Award.

UMSI professor Eric Gilbert earns 2024 Test of Time Award from ICWSM


The award recognizes papers that are at least 10 years old and have had an impact on the computational social science field. 

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Landscape photo of human evolution timeline.

The evolving attitudes of Gen X toward evolution


A new study by UMSI professor Mark Ackerman analyzes the shifting attitudes of Generation X towards evolution. 

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Recent UMSI awards and honors.

UMSI Awards & Honors: April 2024


UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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Americans' trust in scientific expertise survived polarization, Trump attacks on science


A new study reveal Americans consistently express a high degree of appreciation for science and technology, and relatively low degrees of apprehension. 

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