Information and Data Management

We live in a world saturated by information and data. At Yale, Ph.D. students master different methodologies and practices for working with information and data in their chosen field of study.

The Data Management core competency is intended to help Ph.D students push beyond the boundaries of their discipline, to gain knowledge and experience in different methods and modes of  data collection, analysis, and dissemination. Information management is a set of integrated skills that encompass the discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and evaluated, and the use of information in creating new knowledge while participating ethically in communities of learning.

Ph.D. students and early career scholars interested in acquiring extra-disciplinary skills to organize, manage, and analyze data and information will find resources here to help them:

  • discover and organize information and data
  • utilize tools to organize, manage, and visualize information and data
  • analyze and evaluate information and data
  • present complex information and data to diverse audiences




Career Strategy Video Bootcamp for GSAS Students & Postdocs


Calling all GSAS students and postdocs!

Are you looking to get a jump-start on your non-tenure track faculty job search before the start of the academic year?
Have you just begun considering your career options but don’t know where …

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Breaking into Data Science out of Undergrad

Data science is a quickly growing field that combines statistical analysis and computer science for applications in data mining, trend prediction, machine learning, and data modeling. Data science is utilized in almost all industries and is regarded as a transformative …

By Meredith Mira
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Yale 2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Winners Announced!

Life in the virtual space became quite normalized in 2020.  And while this trend continued into 2021, new challenges awaited many of us.  One such challenge awaited Yale’s 2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition competitors, where this year’s entire event would be …

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Storytelling with Spreadsheets: An Open Tutorial on Startup Financial Modeling

The tutorial addresses startup financials from basic concepts to more advanced techniques, making it suitable for participants with a range of financial backgrounds: from first-time entrepreneurs who are just getting started to experienced professionals who need a refresher. It helps …

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How Can We Fix the Data Science Talent Shortage?

Data science might just be the most buzzed-about job in tech right now, but its pop culture sheen conceals some of the harsh realities of being a fresh graduate in the industry.

The job topped LinkedIn’s yearly Emerging Jobs Report from …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Community Spotlights

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  • Data Scientist and Software Engineer HERE Technologies
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  • Clinical Data Analyst Foresite Capital


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