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Applications for Creative Informatics Challenge Projects are open now!

Applications for the second round of Creative Informatics Challenge Projects are open now, with a deadline of the 6th of November. Challenge Projects offer an opportunity for creative and...

Veterinarians get data-savvy to map livestock health

Good data on livestock disease and mortality is essential for making informed investments in animal health, and to improve productivity and incomes in low and middle-income countries. But decision-makers...

Bayes Centre home to new earth data service

The International Center for Earth Data (ICED) has opened at the University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre. The ICED is a joint project between data company Orbital Micro Systems (OMS),...

Ethics of data and AI are focus of key appointment

One of the US’s leading experts on the impact of artificial intelligence and other innovative technologies on people’s lives is set to join the University of Edinburgh. Professor Shannon...

Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF announces first projects

The Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF has officially launched in Scotland, announcing three initial projects that will use data to deliver new ways of tackling childhood obesity, address...

Data’s ethical challenges on the agenda for non-executive director training

The ethical challenges of the data revolution are to feature in a development programme for non-executive directors (NXDs), delivered by the University of Edinburgh Business School and management consultancy...

Project shines light on women in data

The Data-Driven Innovation initiative has launched a campaign to celebrate women working in data science but also to challenge the industry to do more to promote and retain women...

Students ready to deliver world-class computing skills into business

The Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) – part of the University of Edinburgh – is aiming to help businesses with a funded three-month project focusing on their high-performance computing...

Health and social care hub secures City Region Deal investment

The City Region Deal’s joint committee has approved £49.2 million towards the new Usher Institute building, one of five Data-Driven Innovation hubs being established as part of the Deal....
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