Data Science research
We are committed to collaborating with industry, government and the professions to make a real difference in the realm of big data.
Learn more about some of the exciting ways UTS is making a difference in the ‘science’ and application of data science:
Big data for kids' cancer
Researchers from UTS and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead are using data science to improve treatments for kids with cancer. Their research will inform tailored treatments and help clinicians to make better decisions.
Forensic intelligence for crime prevention
In collaboration with Australian and international authorities and the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, researchers from the UTS Centre for Forensic Science are using forensic case data to inform crime prevention.
Data mining the High Court
How can we make courts more efficient while retaining a just judicial system? Law Professor Anita Stuhmcke and Senior Lecturer Pam Stewart are mining data from High Court decisions to find out.
Outsmarting the superbug
Researchers at the ithree institute have designed a unique computer program to precisely analyse thousands of individual bacterial cells, revealing never-before-seen characteristics that will enable better management of infectious diseases.
24/7 writing feedback for students
A collaboration between UTS and Xerox Research Centre Europe uses cutting-edge software to help students master the notoriously tricky skills of academic writing.
Data analytics for water security
A partnership between the UTS Advanced Analytics Institute and the NSW Department of Industries (Water) is resulting in more efficient management of water resources through the application of data analytics.
The power of data: creating more liveable cities
A collaborative project led by the Knowledge Economy Institute and the UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures is using data science to deliver new insights into Sydney’s urban environment.
Helping children thrive
A team from the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences is collaborating with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, analysing data from studies all around the world to better understand the factors that prevent kids from thriving.