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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, […]


EDSA at the Open Education Global conference

The Open Education Global conference took place last week in the beautiful city of Cape Town. The European Data Science Academy was represented by Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK). Alexander presented a paper describing the project’s approach in using open courseware in order to bridge the Data Science skills gap across Europe. The European Data […]


Smart Cities: New MOOC launched by the Open University

The Open University has just launched the FutureLearn MOOC Smart Cities. This free online course will help learners navigate their own path through the complex landscape of smart cities. Learners will hear from smart city innovators and entrepreneurs, city leaders, communities and business, connecting with learners from around the world to reflect on issues facing smart cities […]


Data Skills Matter: The Network of Big Data Centers of Excellence in Europe

The iKnow-the Data-Driven Future Conference in Graz witnessed an excellent project come to life: the European Network of National Big Data Centers of Excellence. Each of these ‘Centers’ cover part of the Big Data picture, but together their competences can define the data-driven Future of Europe. There has been discussion for the new Network to […]


ODI Pre-Summit Training Day 2016

The ODI Pre-Summit Training Day 2016

As we emerge into the age of the web of data, data skills aren’t just a ‘nice to have’, but are necessary for any modern organisation. But being data skilled isn’t simply about being a spreadsheet wizard. It’s about understanding how and when data is useful, and using a mixture of strategic and practical skills […]


Deep Learning Using TensorFlow

Deep Learning Using TensorFlow

Persontyle (EDSA partner), in partnership NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, are excited to announce this 2-day practical Deep TensorFlow Learning using TensorFlow workshop in London on 15-16 September, 2016. Deep learning is a hot topic in both academia and industry since it has recently dramatically improved the state-of-the-art in areas such as speech recognition, computer vision, […]


ESWC Summer School 2016

ESWC Summer School

Between Monday 5th and Saturday 10th of September, the European Data Science Academy supported the 6th ESWC Summer School 2016 focused on providing intensive training and networking opportunities for the next-generation of scientists and researchers in the digital age. The summer school was located in Dubrovnik, Croatia and was dedicated on providing intensive workshops, talks, […]


The Responsible Data Science Seminar Series

On 15 September, the Responsible Data Science (RDS) initiative, a joint collaboration of expert researchers from 11 knowledge institutions across the Netherlands, hosts the first seminar in the context of the Responsible Data Science Seminar Series. The  Academisch Medisch Centrum (AMC), Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI), Delft University of Technology (TUD), Eindhoven University of Technology […]


The First Accredited Bachelors in Data Science

Bachelors in Data Science

The first accredited Bachelor in Data Science in the Netherlands started with around 50 students. The Bachelor complements several already existing Data Science Masters at Eindhoven University of Technology. The Bachelor is part of the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS). The academy provides a number of data science programs at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate […]