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Creative Informatics funding opportunities for the creative industries in Edinburgh and South East Scotland – applications open now!

Creative Informatics provides funding and development opportunities to creative individuals and organisations that would like develop new products, businesses and experiences using data. If you’re looking to power new...

In support of a UK Centre for AI and the Creative Industries

University of Edinburgh statement in support of the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre proposal to the UK Government  We fully support the proposal by the Creative Industries Policy...

Research collaboration announced into support needs of veterans living in Scotland

The Data-Driven Innovation initiative at the University of Edinburgh has been awarded £300,000 by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to work in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University, to...

‘Building Back Better’ Open call launched to University of Edinburgh staff

As part of the Scottish Funding Council Covid-19 Recovery funding to the University of Edinburgh, the Data-Driven Innovation initiative has been allocated up to £500,000 for small grants to...

Soothing image app helps emotional wellbeing

A bank of comforting images to improve the wellbeing of the carers of people affected by dementia has been developed by Edinburgh researchers.   The online gallery has been...

Applications for Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs are open now!

Creative Informatics welcome applications from individuals and small teams working in any area of the creative industries. Present and previous Resident Entrepreneurs include new media artist Martin Disley, music...

Covid-19 recovery open call launching soon to Edinburgh University academics

As the country and Edinburgh and South East City Region continue to face the many challenges of Covid-19, the Scottish Funding Council has provided special funding for Universities in...

DDI conference 2020: Doing Data Together – Ethical collaboration through Covid-19 and beyond

Virtual conference, Friday 6 November 2020, 10am-4pm GMT Watch the conference sessions here: scotsmandataconference.co.uk   The University of Edinburgh will hold its third Data-Driven Innovation conference (held jointly with...

Data Education in Schools Launch Website

DDI Skills Gateway are delighted to announce that the Data Education in Schools project has launched their website.  The website offers a range of access points for teachers, schools...

Borders College Shortlisted for leading the way in Data Science learning

An innovative partnership programme funded through the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal is benefitting students across the region, by allowing not only full-time students to learn about Data Driven Innovation (DDI) but also those who are...

DataLoch heralds new data-driven era in healthcare innovation

A new data repository has been created to bring together health and social care data for the first time, driving forward data-driven approaches to improving care. DataLoch will enable...