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

CivTech 4.0 Challenge – absolutely anyone can apply!

Part of the Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate, CivTech® brings together public sector expertise and private sector creativity to solve real problems, develop new products and deliver better, faster and easier services for everyone. Central to the approach is co-production with the citizen through open challenges. An open challenge system is simply a process by which

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Join the Data Lab at CogX with Complimentary Tickets

1500 attendees, 500+ speakers, 350 partners and sponsors, 1 amazing venue. CogX, the Festival of AI and Emerging Technology, returns this year from the 10th to the 12th of June, kicking off this year’s edition of London Tech Week. Now in its third year CogX is moving to a new venue, King’s Cross, London. The

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Why can’t every day be a DataFest day?

Photo above shows panel with Zoe Webster, Dr Sue Black, Sally Eaves and moderator Tabitha Goldstaub discussing How Data and AI is enabling humankind One of our MSc students, Daniel Sloan (Strathclyde MSc in Fin Tech), writes about his DataSummit experience after winning a free ticket to the event Still buzzing from Data Talent on

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Our third DataFest was a phenomenal success!

Our two week festival of Data Innovation in Scotland ran from 11th to 22nd March, showcasing Scotland’s role in data science and artificial intelligence, and this year focused on collaboration and doing #DataTogether as a community. DataFest has grown again from last year, now extending over a two week period with even more Fringe Events in even

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