McCourt School of Public Policy

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Research Award

Connecting Computer Science Undergraduates to Data Science and Public Policy

Lisa Singh, MDI Director and Professor of Computer Science, was awarded a $443K grant by the National Science Foundation to run a research experience for undergraduate students…

January 18, 2023

Events
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Spring 2023 MDI Workshops

Each semester MDI sponsors technical workshops to provide faculty, students, and staff the opportunity to be exposed to new methods, programming paradigms, and technologies.…

January 18, 2023

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Big ideas, big impact: Georgetown students advance 35 data-driven policy solutions

Extracted from: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/news/georgetown-students-advance-35-data-driven-policy-solutions/ The Massive Data Institute (MDI) Scholars program (new window)…

December 21, 2022

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Research Award

Can Medicaid Managed Care mitigate race/ethnic health disparities in diabetes?

Professor Maria Alva and her MDI team were recently awarded a grant by National Institute On Minority Health And Health Disparities, a division of the NIH, for over $525,000. &…

December 8, 2022

Job Posting
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Spring 2023 MDI Scholar Job Description

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for the Spring 2023 cohort of the MDI Scholars Program. For full consideration, please submit your application by December 9,…

November 22, 2022

Featured Research
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Building reliable demographic baseline for environmental research

Low-geography-level population estimates built from housing and population data. Population statistics are critical to environmental research and advocacy. For example, measuring…

November 20, 2022

Featured Research
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Integrating Data Engineering Principles to ensure data quality and usability of the EIDC

The Massive Data Institute (MDI) is developing the Environmental Impact Data Collaborative (EIDC) to enable community groups, policymakers, and researchers to discover, access,…

November 17, 2022

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University News

MDI Scholars Fall 2022 Research Showcase

On December 7th, 2022 from 1:00-2:30 pm followed by a reception from 2:30-3:30 pm in the Social Room in the Healey Family Student Center at Georgetown University, the Fall 2022…

November 17, 2022

Featured Research
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What We Learned From Evaluating Drinking Water Funding & Why It’s Currently Too Hard to Effectively Track

Extracted from: https://www.policyinnovation.org/blog/what-we-learned-from-evaluating-drinking-water-infrastructure-funding-its-currently-too-hard-to-effectively-track-where…

November 16, 2022

Featured Research
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Creating an Open Source National Dataset of National Drinking Water Funding

How to turn 50 PDFs into actionable data. Access to clean drinking water is widely considered a basic human right. In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

November 15, 2022