About the Data Lab

The Medford Data Lab and Boston Data Lab are teaching and research computing spaces designed to foster collaboration and innovation among students, faculty, and staff across all Tufts’ schools and departments. The Data Labs provide interdisciplinary methodological and technological support for a wide range of geospatial and data science applications.

The Data Lab offers support for: 

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Data Acquisition & Engineering
  • Data Literacy & Data Management
  • Data Science & Machine Learning
  • Remote Sensing
  • GPS Field Data Collection
  • Web Mapping Applications
  • Cartography & Design
  • Digital Humanities & Text Analysis
  • Application Development
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Data Sharing & Preservation
  • Research Data Management & Storage Solutions
12/06/2018 – Medford/Somerville, Mass. – Kyle Monahan, Manager of Data Science Services, works with Whit Lower, A19 (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)

Data Lab Resources

The Data Labs are staffed with Student Data Lab Assistants who are available for immediate walk-in assistance. Additionally, our team provides advanced consultations by appointment with our senior specialists.

Other specialty services offered by the Data Lab include the Data Lab workshop series, in-class instruction and training, map design for publication, grant and research project support, and more…

Additionally, check out the many resources offered by our team such as various data sources, online tutorials, and additional learning materials.

The Data Lab is managed by Tufts Technology Services (TTS), in collaboration with Tisch LibraryHirsh Health Sciences Library, and Ginn Library.