Big Data at UCLA
Big Data is an emerging pillar of modern scientific discovery, involving the use of extremely large and complex datasets, requiring new and/or non-traditional methods for data collection, storage, analysis, curation, transfer, visualization, querying, and protection. The Big Data arena is having an extraordinary impact on research activities worldwide, in fields as diverse as social sciences, arts and architecture, physical sciences, health sciences, and engineering. Many of these research activities have the potential for solving important and challenging problems that can have profound benefits for society.
UCLA researchers are engaged in a range of activities that involve and contribute to the Big Data arena, with myriad applications in arts, architecture, humanities, social sciences, engineering, physical and life sciences, information sciences, and health sciences. This portal provides an overview of these activities, indicated in the links below.
As a means of fostering the development of this important research area at UCLA, during 2016-17 the OVCR has initiated a Transdisciplinary Seed Grant (TSG) program with an emphasis on collaborative research relevant to Big Data. The initiative is designed to “seed” and support new lines of research and new interdisciplinary collaborations at UCLA that involve the use of extremely large and complex datasets. SIGN UP TO RECEIVE INFORMATION & UPDATES RELATED TO BIG DATA AT UCLA.
INFORMATION ON THE BIG DATA TRANSDISCIPLINARY SEED GRANT (TSG) OPPORTUNITY FOR FUNDING IN 2017-18:
View the Big Data TSG Call for Proposals and more on the FY17 Transdisciplinary Seed Grant webpage. Please note that the 2017 cycle is closed.
TOOLS AND RESOURCES/DATABASES FOR UCLA RESEARCHERS
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BIG DATA - RELATED EVENTS
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ENTITIES AND PROGRAMS ENGAGED IN BIG DATA RESEARCH AT UCLA
Below is a selection of entities and programs engaged in Big Data-related research at UCLA.
If your research involves or is impacted by Big Data and is not listed here, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.