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Leading authors Jamie Bartlett and Allison Shrager confirmed for DDI’s conference

Book now for our conference Doing Data Better, 30 September 2021 The Data-Driven Innovation (DDI)…

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Smoke-free cars can cut child tobacco risk by a third, study finds

Banning in-car smoking when children are present can reduce their exposure to tobacco smoke by…

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Genetic variations linked to severe Covid-19 risk identified

An international group of scientists have discovered 13 DNA sequences that are associated with people…

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Hi-tech tool prompts hope of virtual assistants fluent in Gaelic

Voice-activated digital assistants that speak Scottish Gaelic could be one step closer thanks to a…

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Delta variant increases hospitalisation but vaccine continues to protect

The Delta variant of Covid-19 is associated with approximately double the risk of hospitalisation compared…

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Covid vaccine linked to low platelet count, nationwide study suggests

A condition that affects the blood, known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), may be associated…

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Edinburgh’s bid to be space data capital of Europe inspires new video

An animated video showcasing the space and satellite work going on in Edinburgh has been…

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Find out how data and technology are shaping the future of the creative industries at the 2021 Creative Informatics Innovation Showcase!

Online event, 8th and 9th June 2021 Register for your FREE ticket: https://bit.ly/CI-IS21 The 2021…

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#DDIdiscussion Event Summary | Data-driven Innovation in AI

Data-driven innovation can power artificial intelligence (AI) to provide solutions to a range of societal…

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