The Data Lab MSc is a collaborative effort between The Data Lab and Scottish Universities, with the aim of developing talented data scientists and engineers to support the Scottish economy. We are opening a call to Scottish Universities who want to apply to receive funding to cover MSc course tuition fees for the academic year 2020-21 […]
Skills & Talent
MSc machine learning placement produces fantastic results with automatic forecasting
Guest blog by Nick Finch, CTO of DataPA Like most people in the IT industry of a similar age (close enough to 50 to see the hairs poking out its nostrils), I’ve seen a lot of change. That said, it’s hard to think of any technology that has the potential to change so many working […]
Grab onto the exciting opportunities The Data Lab offers and don’t let go!
Guest blog from Anna Marek, MSc in Data Engineering at University of Dundee My name is Anna, I have recently graduated from the University of Dundee with an MSc in Data Engineering funded by The Data Lab. To be honest I initially thought that The Data Lab Scholarship was simply a source of funding, but […]
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 […]
Data Professionals – can you help STATWARS®?
STATWARS® are looking for volunteer data professionals to provide support, mentorship and industry context to schools. This is your chance to increase the visibility of data science within schools, empower teachers to lead their pupils in working with data, and to inspire the next generation of data professionals! What is STATWARS®? The STATWARS® vision is […]
Our Data Science for Schools portal: helping teachers bring data science to schools
We have launched our Data Science for Schools portal to help teachers introduce data science to Secondary school children. We want to help busy Secondary teachers by providing resources that will help them to learn more about data science and improve their background understanding of how to communicate to children about data science, plus providing […]
Innovation Week 2019 – the flagship event of our MSc programme
Blog by Marian Dunbar, Skills Co-ordinator, The Data Lab At the beginning of June, the whole The Data Lab MSc 2018/19 cohort gathered together for one of the most important events of The Data Lab MSc programme – Innovation Week. This is our flagship event where students get to apply the data science and AI skills […]
CodeClan launches new course to accelerate data analysis skills in Scotland
CodeClan, Scotland’s award-winning digital skills academy, today announced the launch of its immersive Data Analysis course, and invites prospective students and employers to join them on this new venture that will accelerate data innovation across Scotland. The course has been developed in response to the growing demand for data professionals to help propel organisations across Scotland […]
Startups – your chance to exhibit at Data Talent Scotland, for free!
Data Talent Scotland is Scotland’s largest data talent showcase. At Data Talent Scotland, students can land their dream job and employers can recruit their ideal candidate. We are offering your Scottish startup company the chance to exhibit for free at this great event. There will be fantastic networking opportunities with data leaders, professionals and researchers […]
Are you a business with an idea for a student Placement Project?
Working with MBN Academy, we will find over 130 MSc Data Science & Engineering students a 8-12 week placement in the summer. The student Placement Programme is a fantastic opportunity for them to gain hands-on experience and apply their academic skills to real life challenges. All students are profiled and individually matched to host company […]