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DDI welcomes Audit Scotland report

A recent publication by Audit Scotland highlights the need for a clear, national approach to…

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Tourism staffing crisis could be eased by use of AI

Robotics and AI can play an important role in easing the staffing crisis in the…

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The Coldest Year Of The Rest Of Their Lives: Protecting Children From The Escalating Impacts Of Heatwaves

Data for Children Collaborative Research Team Collaborates with UNICEF to Publish Report Urging for Immediate…

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Life science industry leader appointed Director of Health and Social Care Data-Driven Innovation programme

Dr Marcus Harrison, formerly Chief Operating Officer at the Medicines Discovery Catapult, will lead the…

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Creative Future Inquiry

House of Lords’ A Creative Future Inquiry – Submission by Creative Informatics and the Edinburgh…

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DDI launches research grants for social change through innovation

Staff at the University of Edinburgh have been invited to submit small grant proposals on…

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Conference report – Data for diversity

Data enthusiasts from a wide range of backgrounds came together on 29 September for the…

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UK’s National Robotarium opens its doors with global collaboration announcement

Multi million-pound centre for robotics and AI to partner with Tata Consultancy Services in major…

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Pictured left to right, Kristina Tamane, Space Sector Business Development Lead at University of Edinburgh, Jane Martin (Managing Director of Innovation and Investment at Scottish Enterprise), Minister Ivan McKee, Ashley Stwart from Location Data Scotland/Optimat and Daniel Smith from AstroAgency

Scotland’s space sector set to become greenest on Earth

Ambitious plans unveiled to reduce sector’s environmental impact with publication of new Scottish Space Sustainability…

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