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Digitech phd placements

Digitech PhD industrial placements

Driving entrepreneurship and innovation using data

The Data Lab have been selected as partners to deliver on The Data Driven Entrepreneurship (DDE), PhD placement programme. The DDE PhD work placements, is one of eleven projects, financed by the Scottish Funding Council and DDI, with the aim to drive innovation and entrepreneurship using data.

The Digitech Work Placements will give University of Edinburgh PhD students the chance to gain experience an insight into what it’s like working in an entrepreneurial organisation, by undertaking a paid industrial placement for a maximum period of 10 days.

We are looking to partner with start-ups, SMEs and larger organisations from all areas of industry to scope out interesting data science projects to match to PhD students.

This project is led by The Data Lab Innovation Centre, in collaboration with the Bayes Education team and in partnership with Edinburgh Innovations. The Data Lab will work closely with students to ensure their placements are matched to a project that is relevant to their PhD research area and interests.

Find out more about the Digitech PhD Industry Work placement programme.

Applications from students are now closed, but we are still looking for organisations that are interested in hosting students. 

If you are an organisation who would like to host a student undertaking a placement, please get in touch with Programme Manager, Ryan Naidoo at The Data Lab to find out more:

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