Tag or Interest: The Data Lab

  1. 16/05/2017 - 20:15 Type of content: Article
    In just ten years’ time, nearly half of Scotland’s workforce could face being replaced by automated alternatives. A forecast by the Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland said 46% of jobs - or 1.2 million employees - were at "high risk" of being performed by...
  2. 25/04/2017 - 16:00 Type of content: Article
    If you could use data to solve a global healthcare problem, what would stop you? If the data you needed was available on an open basis - and you could find the human resources - then the answer should be nothing. But if there was a high cost involved, the chance to...
  3. 07/03/2017 - 17:00 Type of content: Article
    With International Women’s Day comes the regular question, why aren’t there more women studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)? Part of the answer is a historical absence of role models. But anybody wanting to hear a true pioneer who is innovating...
  4. 20/09/2018 - 10:45 Type of content: News
    The Scottish Government is ramping up its campaign to make the country a serious rival to Silicon Valley by committing an extra £13.5 million to The Data Lab, the innovation centre which helps industry capitalise on the growing use of data science and artificial...
  5. 24/07/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: News
    The boss of The Data Lab, the Scottish innovation centre which promotes the use of cutting-edge analytics and data science in the public and private sectors, has claimed that businesses north of the border could soon rival Silicon Valley and London as a destination for...
  6. 21/06/2018 - 11:30 Type of content: News
    Scottish businesses are continuing to embrace candidates with data science skills - and are willing to pay for the privilege, too - with The Data Lab MSc aiming to attract the biggest ever intake of students from across the country for next year's intake. The Data Lab...
  7. 16/04/2018 - 11:45 Type of content: Article
    Academics are supposed to be mind-expanding, challenging and out-there. So when you see one talking about using a technique called body-shocking, giving machines spending power, and swapping Pokémons for Bitcoin in a virtual collecting experiment, it shouldn’t be...
  8. 11/04/2018 - 22:45 Type of content: Article
    If you want to hear a blast of enthusiasm about how blockchain-enabled technology can improve supply chain logistics across a range of industry sectors, then talk to Susan Ramonat. If you want to learn why a former Wall Street banker is now an entrepreneur in the world...
  9. 08/03/2018 - 20:45 Type of content: Blog
    Every aspect of our lives today is data-driven. Being technically savvy is the new norm. From downloading music to tracking our exercise and ordering the weekly shop, through to crime prevention and medical diagnosis. It’s also worth an estimated £20 billion to the...
  10. 29/11/2017 - 14:45 Type of content: News
    The Data Lab MSc,  the collaborative programme between The Data Lab and eleven Scottish universities designed to provide work placements for rising stars of the data industry, has signed a deal for this year's scheme. MBN Solutions will once again deliver a...

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