For academics

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Academic spotlight

Dr Murray Collins

Space & Satellite

Dr Murray Collins is Space Lead at the Bayes Centre – the first person to hold such a role within the University of Edinburgh’s wider programme of data-driven innovation, developing the strategy for the Space and Satellites sector.

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Rafael de Oliveira Silva

Agritech

Rafael is an applied mathematician working with mathematical models of agriculture, food security and biodiversity conservation. His research includes modelling climate change adaption and the social impacts of sustainable intensification pathways.

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Catalina Vallejos

Healthcare

Catalina Vallejos operates at what she describes as “the interface between Bayes and biomedicine.” In other words, her work brings the precise, analytical capability of statistics to bear on the messy and unpredictable realm of large scale data.

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Dr Beatrice Alex

Digitech

Dr Alex leads the Edinburgh Language Technology Group, a research and development group with longstanding expertise in text mining and natural language engineering.

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The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF) is the high-powered analytics and storage service that supports research and data-driven innovation in the Edinburgh and South-East Scotland region and beyond.

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Meet our industry experts, who help to create challenge-based collaborations by connecting public, private, and third sector organisations with our data-driven innovation hubs and world-class academic communities.

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