2024 will be a pivotal year in data, AI, and technology, marked by developments in regulation, environmental challenges, and a growing need for education. At our latest Data Lab Community event, our experts Brian Hills, CEO – The Data Lab; Steph Wright, Head of Scottish AI Alliance, and Elizabeth Fairley, Founder and COO/CDO at Talking […]
Are you ready to elevate your data and AI knowledge? The Data Lab has announced a unique opportunity for organisations based in the Highlands and Islands region to access online course bundles in data leadership and essential data and AI skills. We are offering funding for two exclusive bundles for learners in the region. Leadership […]
Scottish universities are invited to apply to become part of The Data Lab Academy programme for AY 24-25, providing the opportunity for their students to receive scholarships to fund their MSc studies. These students will also join a programme of employability, networking and skills training which complements their academic studies, improves opportunities and better prepares […]
In collaboration with industry experts, The Data Lab is excited to announce the launch of its new course, “Data for Entrepreneurs.” This programme empowers aspiring and established entrepreneurs with the essential skills to succeed in today’s data-driven business landscape. The course features insights from industry leaders, including Steven Drost, Codebase CSO, and Chris Speed, Chair […]
The Data Lab Community’s Data Visualisation Challenge has landed! We’re looking for everyone from seasoned data visualisers who know D3 and Tableau like the back of their hands to those looking to dip their toes into this exciting craft for the first time. Entering the challenge will allow you to take your skills to the next level, demonstrate your abilities and raise your profile in front of a global data and AI community.
Speakers from the Vatican and NASA are amongst a stellar lineup confirmed for The Data Lab’s flagship event, Data Summit, later this year.
Data Summit is part of Scotland’s biggest data and AI event, DataFest, a festival of innovation dedicated to showcasing the world’s foremost voices in data and AI. The 2023 event has been titled “The AI Renaissance: how is it shaping the human experience?” and, in a time where artificial intelligence is at the forefront of public discourse, will explore how the technology is impacting all areas of our lives – from culture to net zero, privacy to disinformation, and religion to space travel.
In the realm of artificial intelligence, the spotlight often falls on male pioneers and tech giants, overshadowing the significant contributions made by brilliant women in the UK and beyond. While men have played a vital role in advancing AI, it’s high time we recognise and celebrate the women who have propelled the AI revolution forward. […]
The Data Lab, Scotland’s leading innovation centre for data and AI, has taken a meaningful step towards harnessing the exponential talent and growth that international students bring to the country. PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAMME ARE NOW CLOSED. Today, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our International Student Pilot Programme, aimed at […]
The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for AI and data science, has signed its first partnership agreement south of the Border. It will work with The Data Shed – a leading Leeds-based data engineering consultancy focused on delivering data transformation projects that reduce business risk and on understanding the potential of data. The partnership will […]
Two full scholarships for The Data Lab Academy programme are now available for the MSc in Data Engineering at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) for the May 2023 term start. Applicants should apply directly to ENU flagging their interest in The Data Lab Academy scholarship as soon as possible. ENU will refer selected candidates to The […]