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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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CodeClan launches new course to accelerate data analysis skills in Scotland

CodeClan, Scotland’s award-winning digital skills academy, today announced the launch of its immersive Data Analysis course, and invites prospective students and employers to join them on this new venture that will accelerate data innovation across Scotland. The course has been developed in response to the growing demand for data professionals to help propel organisations across Scotland

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#SGUKpartnership: Cynopsis Solutions participates in DataFest2019

As part of Cynopsis’ efforts and participation in the Singapore-United Kingdom Partnership for the Future campaign to promote a digital economy, we are delighted to announce that Cynopsis Solutions will be attending the upcoming DataFest 2019! Our team from Singapore and UK will be attending both Data Talent and Data Summit that will be happening

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Overseas Trips 2019

We are delighted to present this year’s overseas Data Journeys. To apply for the grant for each trip, please complete the following online application form. 1. OTC – 5-9th May Houston (5 spaces)  OTC 2019 (Offshore Technology Conference) will be held in Houston’s NRG Park from 4th of May to 9th of May 2019, organised by

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Startups – your chance to exhibit at Data Talent Scotland, for free!

Data Talent Scotland is Scotland’s largest data talent showcase. At Data Talent Scotland, students can land their dream job and employers can recruit their ideal candidate. We are offering your Scottish startup company the chance to exhibit for free at this great event. There will be fantastic networking opportunities with data leaders, professionals and researchers

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Are you a business with an idea for a student Placement Project?

Working with MBN Academy, we will find 130 MSc Data Science & Engineering students a 10-12 week placement for summer 2019. The student Placement Programme is a fantastic opportunity for them to gain hands-on experience and apply their academic skills to real life challenges. All students are profiled and individually matched to host company projects

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Support The Data Lab MSc Innovation Week

The Data Lab MSc Innovation Week is an opportunity for organisations to work with 155 data scientists and tackle issues that have a real impact on Scotland. You have the opportunity to: Submit a persistent business challenge that the students can respond to. Submit datasets that they can explore and interrogate. Sponsor the event. We can help you solve problems The Data

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