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

climate and society

Insight Futures: Data for climate action

When it comes to climate solutions, are ‘supply’ and ‘demand’ sides communicating as well they could be? Glasgow based Insight Futures have a new proposition; one that would enable benchmarking and learning around climate action. Their aim is to simplify and accelerate the work towards more sustainable cities and buildings. TORCH Solutions Architect, Iain Henderson,

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A Data Lab MSc Student’s take on data science soft skills

Guest blog by The Data Lab MSc student, Warren Smith who studied an MSc Data Science for Business at Stirling University, 2019-20 The Data Lab MSc Programme is all about supporting our students on their way to becoming the data scientists of the future. Yes we provide 155 full fee scholarships annually for data science

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data distil dram communications

Dram Communications is making the world a better place with data

 … what’s really got us excited is the community benefit focus; an opportunity to do the right thing by using data to help solve societal issues in a more sophisticated way.   Dram Communications (DC) is an independently owned, corporate communications business based in Scotland. A lot of their work involves developing evidence for clients

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MSc success story Narinder Kaur

MSc Success Stories: Narinder Kaur

Narinder Kaur: joined The Data Lab MSc programme in September 2019, undertaking an MSc in Big Data Technologies at Glasgow Caledonian University. In the summer of 2020, she undertook a remote Industrial Placement at Hymans Robertson. I first came across The Data Lab through a bold advertisement which left me wondering what this innovation centre

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The Data Lab Chair Les Bayne

The Data Lab appoints former Accenture lead as chair

Former Accenture Scotland MD and founder of business growth platform Alba Arete, Les Bayne, named as new chair of The Data Lab. Replaces Mark Hunter whose three-year tenure in the role recently came to an end. Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI, The Data Lab, has today announced that Les Bayne will assume the

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