Category Archives: EDSA

New Videolectures Launched

A new series of videolectures have been uploaded to our website and can be viewed here: 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 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 […]

EDSA Announces New FutureLearn MOOC

The EDSA project are proud to announce that we have now launched the MOOC “Introduction to Linked Data and the Semantic Web”. Offered by the University of Southampton, the topic is becoming increasingly popular within the data science community. On this course you will learn the basics of Linked Data and the Semantic Web – exploring […]

EDSA at the EDISON workshop on Data Infrastructure Competences and Skills

The EDISON project organised and delivered on February 9th in Brussels a workshop entitled: “Data Infrastructure Competences and Skills Framework: a European and Global Challenge”. The main objective of this event was to take stock of the main initiatives and projects in the digital infrastructure ecosystem and map their contributions to the definition of an ambitious […]

EDSA launches self-study courses

EDSA has launched a set of self-study courses covering the following topics: Foundations of Data Science Foundations of Big Data Big Data Architecture Distributed Computing Process Mining Essentials of Data Analytics and Machine Learning The courses are available in the EDSA online courses portal, where learners can enrol and study the learning materials at their own pace. […]