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Boost to Data Talent in Scotland with The Data Lab MSc Scholarships

Boost to Data Talent in Scotland with The Data Lab MSc Scholarships

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
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Following two successful years, The Data Lab will be expanding our MSc scholarship programme to 130 students for 2017/18. This represents an increase of over 40% from last year.

Be part of the Cancer Innovation Challenge!

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
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A call for innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care in Scotland was launched at DataFest last month. The Cancer Innovation Challenge aims to inspire novel data and tech proposals to help Scotland become a world leading health system for people with cancer.

New Industrial Doctorate projects funded by The Data Lab

Wednesday, 26th April 2017
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The first funding call for Data Science Industrial Doctorate programmes closed successfully at the beginning of this year and we are now excited to announce the funding recipients. Vacancies are now open for prospective doctoral students, and a new call for funding has been announced.

DataFest Attracts Global Data Leaders to UK

Tuesday, 24th January 2017
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The Data Lab is behind the festival that takes place 20th to 24th March 2017 with a comprehensive programme events across Scotland promoting and celebrating data innovation under the banner #DataChangesEverything.

Win a FREE place at The Data Lab’s data science Boot Camp

Wednesday, 3rd August 2016
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A free place on a pioneering Data Science Boot Camp training programme is being offered by specialist recruitment agency, MBN Solutions. Places on the much-anticipated course, aimed at upskilling those with raw analytical grounding into bona fide data scientists, are worth £7,000.

The Data Lab MSc doubles in size for 2016/17

Tuesday, 19th July 2016
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Last year marked the first milestone in The Data Lab’s Skills and Education efforts, with the launch of The Data Lab MSc programme. We are proud to announce that The Data Lab MSc programme is back bigger and stronger for the 2016/17 academic year.

New DataFest cooking after Data Talent Scotland success

Wednesday, 29th June 2016
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On Wednesday 16th March, The Data Lab, MBN Solutions and WeAreTheFuture hosted the first edition of Data Talent Scotland, an event for anyone and everyone studying, working or just plain interested in Data Science in Scotland.

World class data science ‘Boot Camp’ launched in UK

Tuesday, 26th April 2016
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Data Lab launch the first professional development boot camp in collaboration with Data Incubator, a leading US data science training organisation. Scotland’s first ever Data ‘Boot Camp’ will be delivered in September to upskill employees with raw analytical grounding into bonafide data scientists.

Data Talent Scotland a Success

Tuesday, 29th March 2016
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Hosted by The Data Lab, MBN Solutions and WeAreTheFuture, DTS was created to showcase Scotland’s data science potential. The event brought together over 450 data science enthusiasts, with more than half of attendees being MSc students in Data Science courses from around Scotland.

Outcomes of the Scottish Delegation visit to Singapore

Friday, 25th March 2016
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At the beginning of March, The Data Lab in collaboration with Scottish Development International (SDI) hosted a Scottish delegation to Singapore to attend the Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, organised by Innovation Enterprise.

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