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Edinburgh’s DDI initiative to host ‘digital human rights’ meeting

Data ethics on the agenda as global community for personal data comes to Scotland’s capital MyData Global, an award-winning nonprofit and community for digital human rights, is to hold...

Bid to beat drug resistance boosted by worldwide sewage ‘data map’

Efforts to monitor the spread of antibiotic resistance worldwide could be transformed with a map created using data from analysis of sewage samples. An international team of scientists analysed...

People across Edinburgh and South-East Scotland to benefit from ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ skills opportunity

Thousands of people and families across Edinburgh and South-East Scotland are set to benefit from a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ skills initiative after the first three of the seven skills projects being...

City Region Deal investment in world-leading research at University of Edinburgh set to be approved

A world-leading teaching and research institute at the University of Edinburgh is aiming to help hundreds of organisations across the region’s private, public and third sectors, with almost £60m...

Change in the air with student challenges

Students from the University of Edinburgh have tackled pressing industry and social challenges in one of the first projects delivered by the City Region Deal’s Data-Driven Innovation Programme. Designing...

DDI supports scheme to attract research talent to Edinburgh

The Data-Driven Innovation initiative has announced its support for a £5.5m fund to appoint 25 post-doctoral researchers at the University of Edinburgh who will focus on data-driven innovation and...

Student YouTube star makes DIY robotics look as easy as Pi

A first-year university student has become an online sensation, offering expert advice on DIY robotics and computer programming. Matt Timmons-Brown has built a huge following showing people how to...

Cisco partners with University of Edinburgh to accelerate innovation

IT giant Cisco has announced a partnership with the University of Edinburgh to collaborate on opportunities in AI and data-driven innovation, a key pillar of the Edinburgh and South...

University data science expertise on the bill at DataFest

The University of Edinburgh is set to make another big contribution to DataFest, Scotland’s data showcase, running from 11-22 March 2019. The University is co-delivering six free events in...
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