News & blog

Read the latest news and blogs from The Data Lab and Scotland’s data science community.

Applications for Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs now open

Applications for the second round of Resident Entrepreneurs are open now. If you are an individual or small team working in Edinburgh/South East Scotland that would like to develop an innovative creative product or service using data or data-driven technologies, you can apply for funding of up to £12,000 to support your work. Successful applicants

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Making an impact: the 5th Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards launch

A fountain of knowledge will be celebrated with the newly launched 5th Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards. Applications are being sought from all Scottish universities, research institutes and colleges, as well as businesses and organisations, demonstrating research and development and innovation-led partnerships which have had a positive impact on the economy, society or the environment. The

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MSc Programme Partner Launch and Information Events

The Data Lab MSc is a collaborative programme which this year is funding 155 Masters studentships on 25 Data Science and AI courses across 11 Scottish Universities. The programme facilitates industry involvement and collaboration, and provides full funding and resources for students. The programme is funded by The Scottish Government through the SFC and The

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The Data Lab MSc programme 2018/19 comes to a close!

Blog by Marian Dunbar, Skills Co-ordinator, The Data Lab The Data Lab MSc2018/19 cohort came together for the last time at an event organised by MBN in the fabulous BaAD in Glasgow.  The event aimed to explore the many “Pathways” available to our soon to be alumni as they move from study into the workplace or

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Join us in taking DataFest20 #BeyondData

It’s always an exciting time for us, planning and looking forward to bringing you another amazing DataFest event. DataFest has grown each year, and now runs over two weeks, with more events and participants every year, showing how much interest, enthusiasm and collaboration there is around data science in Scotland. DataFest19 was our most ambitious

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