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NIRCam Image of the “Cosmic Cliffs” in Carina

James Webb Space Telescope data scientist to speak at Data Summit 2022

Giovanna Giardino, a James Webb Space Telescope data scientist and key member of the European Space Agency to speak at Data Summit. The Data Lab’s flagship event will return to Edinburgh for the biggest event in its six-year history. Two-day programme will include internationally recognised speakers who are pioneering the future use of AI and

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Group photo of participants at Innovation Week 2022

Students develop sustainable tourism solutions in data challenge

The Data Lab Masters students participated in Innovation Week 2022 from May 30th to June 2nd to create solutions for a live data challenge to encourage greener tourism across Scotland. What do you get when you have a room of data science masters’ students, a craft table, and an urgent and pressing societal problem? The

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Robots in car factory

£50 million data innovation hub for manufacturers to accelerate digital tech

£50 million data innovation hub at Ulster University to support UK manufacturers to accelerate development of digital technologies Dedicated grant funding will be provided to manufacturers to implement expert recommendations from data scientists Adoption of digital technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things and artificial intelligence is key to driving manufacturing productivity, sustainability and competitiveness

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From left: Professor Hadi Larijani, John McMaster and Syed Yaseen Shah.

Artificial intelligence tool could revolutionise epilepsy diagnoses

A tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to diagnose epilepsy is being developed by researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University. Researchers are working on a tool that could ‘transform’ the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and give clinicians an all-important warning ahead of an epileptic seizure. The six-month project is being undertaken at Glasgow Caledonian University thanks

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