Category Archives: EDSA

Upcoming Data Science Meetups (& Bootcamps)

  New and experienced data scientists are meeting up all over Europe. As well as discovering and taking courses listed in our Course Portal, data scientists find that Meetups are a great, informal way to share, improve, and gain new skills. Here we list some interesting upcoming events including details of our Machine Learning Bootcamps. Date Title Location […]

EDSA Machine Learning Bootcamps

This summer we’re taking a road trip across the EU and are running Machine Learning Bootcamps with our partners at various locations. Our partners at Persontyle have arranged venues and we’ll update this page as they’re announced. Subscribe to our  mailing list and newsletter, follow us on Twitter and bookmark this page to keep up to date with announcements. Date […]

Focus on Data Science Meetups

  Data Science Meetups are springing up all over Europe. As well as discovering and taking courses listed in our Course Portal, Data Scientists find that Meetups are a great, informal way to share, improve, and gain new skills. In the past 12 months, people have been setting up Data Science Meetups at an increasing rate, […]

New Videolectures Launched

A new series of videolectures have been uploaded to our website and can be viewed here: http://edsa-project.eu/video-lectures/. The videolectures span a large spectrum of data science techniques, and they are sourced from leading experts in their particular fields. The lectures are selected by the EDSA project partners based upon their relevance to data science education and training […]

Enrol EDSA’s MOOC on Process Mining

The European Data Science Academy are due to launch the next course on the FutureLearn platform: Processing Mining with ProM on July 11th 2016. The course utilises the free and open source process mining framework (ProM) to analyse, visualise and manage a range of business processes. Process mining is a new and exciting field which […]

VideoLectures on Data Science Now Available

The EDSA project have started to collate videolectures on data science related topics in order to further data science learners’ knowledge in the respective fields. Videolectures will be collated on a monthly basis an distributed through http://edsa-project.eu/video-lectures/. The lectures are selected by the EDSA project partners based upon their relevance to data science education and training around the […]

EDSA Values

The European Data Science Academy has developed a series of core values associated with the project that enables learners, educators and trainers to increase their knowledge on the aims and practices of the EDSA project. The values will be utilised to develop and implement an EDSA course endorsement process, which will enable us to promote […]

What is a Data Scientist?

Last year the Open Data Institute (ODI), one of the key EDSA partners, launched the ‘Open Data Science‘ course, which is a key deliverable of the project. Dr Tarrant, trainer at the ODI, says that “A key aspect of data science is all about culture – about innovating openly and in a team environment. Individual organisations […]

The Big Data Dilemma

A report entitled: The Big Data Dilemma, launched by the Science and Technology Committee, contains many contributions from two of our key partners, the Open University (OU) and the Open Data Institute (ODI). The value of big data has brought with it many benefits, including increasing the GDP by 2.3%, but also many concerns regarding its […]