News & blog

Read the latest news and blogs from The Data Lab and Scotland’s data science community.

Calling all women in digital! Are you looking to take your career to the next level?

Guest blog from Caroline McGonigle of TRC Media Now in its 6th year, TRC’s flagship personal development programme for women in digital, ‘Special Edition’ has gone from strength to strength. With former delegates successfully starting their own businesses, securing significant job promotions, salary increases and board positions….Want to join them? “Previous delegates had told me

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Data Summit programme announced!

The programme for Data Summit, the two-day international conference that forms a key part of the inaugural DataFest17 being held in Scotland in March, has now been announced under the banner #DataChangesEverything. The first day of the summit, 23 March, will focus on ‘proof’ – current applications, experience and challenges in delivering value from data.

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Venturefest Scotland 2017

Venturefest Scotland is a national business innovation summit designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation. Taking place on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at the Glasgow Science Centre, the event connects business owners, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators and provides a platform for growing companies to find the tools, advice, funding

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SICSA DemoFest 2017: Bringing Research to Life

Guest post by Steven Kendrick, Executive Officer at SICSA — I’m constantly amazed by the innovative research taking place at our 14 member institutions. I think a great many of us tend to take for granted the digital systems we rely on from the moment we get up until the time we go to bed;

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MSc Placement Programme 2017/2018

The MSc. Placement Project from The Data Lab provides full funding and resources for students and offers a 10-12 week paid industrial placement during the summer across a huge variety of Scottish businesses. Placements must be focused in data science, data engineering, analytics or any other similar fields. Following on from last year’s success, the

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Digital Tech Awards 2017 launched

It is that time of the year again. Applications for the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards 2017 are now open, and The Data Lab is proud to sponsor the award for Transformational Innovation Through Data. Organised by ScotlandIS and now in their seventh year, the Digital Technology Awards are designed to shine a spotlight on our

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