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

DataFest, UK’s largest data festival, announces more fantastic speakers

DataFest are delighted to announce a new group of fantastic speakers for Data Summit and Data Tech, as part of DataFest20. Mathematician and broadcaster, Hannah Fry; Campaigner and Author of Invisible Women, Caroline Criado-Perez; entrepreneur Priya Lakhani; and British statistician, David Spiegelhalter, known as ‘Professor Risk’, are the names revealed today who will join world-famous astronaut, Tim

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Making an impact: the 5th Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards launch

A fountain of knowledge will be celebrated with the newly launched 5th Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards. Applications are being sought from all Scottish universities, research institutes and colleges, as well as businesses and organisations, demonstrating research and development and innovation-led partnerships which have had a positive impact on the economy, society or the environment. The

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MSc Programme Partner Launch and Information Events

The Data Lab MSc is a collaborative programme which this year is funding 155 Masters studentships on 25 Data Science and AI courses across 11 Scottish Universities. The programme facilitates industry involvement and collaboration, and provides full funding and resources for students. The programme is funded by The Scottish Government through the SFC and The

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The Data Lab MSc programme 2018/19 comes to a close!

Blog by Marian Dunbar, Skills Co-ordinator, The Data Lab The Data Lab MSc2018/19 cohort came together for the last time at an event organised by MBN in the fabulous BaAD in Glasgow.  The event aimed to explore the many “Pathways” available to our soon to be alumni as they move from study into the workplace or

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