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MDI Summer 2023 Research Showcase

Written by Tilde Jaques, Media and Journalism Intern On August 3rd, MDI hosted its Summer 2023 Research Showcase. MDI student researchers shared posters and flash talks about…

September 5, 2023

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MDI is Shaping the Future

On May 3rd, the Massive Data Institute hosted the MDI Scholars Research Showcase Spring 2023. Over the past semester and longer, scholars have worked with faculty and researchers…

May 11, 2023

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Georgetown and UNHCR Collaborate on Big Data and Forced Displacement Project

Extracted from: https://www.georgetown.edu/news/georgetown-and-unhcr-collaborate-on-big-data-and-forced-displacement-project/ The collaboration could help governments, NGOs and…

March 27, 2023

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Health, Demographics, and Superfund Sites in Maryland: A use case for the Environmental Impact Data Collaborative

To demonstrate the power of the Environmental Impact Data Collaborative, we have assembled environmental, health, and demographic data for Maryland to support location-based…

October 7, 2022

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Improving Firearm Research Using Social Media Data

Massive Data Institute researchers and students developed machine learning classifiers to identify tweets that pertain to firearm deaths and develop estimates of the volume of…

October 7, 2022

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McCourt School’s Massive Data Institute receives $3.2M grant from the Bezos Earth Fund

Funding will support MDI in the development of an innovative data collaborative, serving communities most at risk of racial and environmental.…

December 6, 2021

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A Federal Government Privacy-Preserving Technology Demonstration

In 2017, the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking reported that administrative data should be used to inform evidence-based policy. …

June 29, 2021

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Building a More Diverse Donor Coalition

In a new policy brief on Seattle’s Democracy Voucher program, Georgetown University Professor Brian McCabe and Stony Brook University Professor Jennifer Heerwig report on…

December 6, 2020

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Presidential Debate Candidate Stance Analysis

This post looks at the opinions of Twitter users surrounding the first Presidential Debate of the 2020 election between Biden and.…

October 8, 2020

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Who is missing from administrative data?

Government programs and systems keep detailed records of eligibility and other participant information in order to provide benefits, track budgets, comply with laws, and assess…

August 6, 2020