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

Consultation now open for Scotland’s AI Strategy

The public consultation on the AI Strategy Scoping Document – The AI of the Possible: Developing an AI Strategy for Scotland – is now open. We invite individuals and organisations from across Scotland to respond and feed in your thoughts and comments on how Scotland can realise the benefits of AI for all of its

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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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Join us in taking DataFest20 #BeyondData

It’s always an exciting time for us, planning and looking forward to bringing you another amazing DataFest event. DataFest has grown each year, and now runs over two weeks, with more events and participants every year, showing how much interest, enthusiasm and collaboration there is around data science in Scotland. DataFest19 was our most ambitious

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Data Professionals – can you help STATWARS®?

STATWARS® are looking for volunteer data professionals to provide support, mentorship and industry context to schools. This is your chance to increase the visibility of data science within schools, empower teachers to lead their pupils in working with data, and to inspire the next generation of data professionals! What is STATWARS®? The STATWARS® vision is

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