The Campus has exceeded a target to train 500 public sector analysts in data science by 2021. The target was originally set in 2018, and recently confirmed in the National Data Strategy.
We’re hiring a Business Support Officer to provide confidential, dedicated support to the Data Science Campus.
We have been exploring Facebook data to understand changing patterns of mobility and the impact of lockdown restrictions.
To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2021, we asked some of our degree data science apprentices why they chose the apprenticeship, and the impact it has had on their career journey so far.
The Campus is partnering with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to to develop research, build skills and share resources on Machine Learning developments and applications for official statistics across the global statistical community.
We used text data from over 500,000 business websites to inform survey response-chasing efforts and gain insights into the impact of COVID-19.
This blog outlines some of the work the Campus has been doing, bringing our skills together with new data sources to help inform responses to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Read more on Understanding mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic
In this blog, we describe how we have assessed the quality of the novel Global Surface Water Explorer (GSWE) dataset to better understand its value and fitness-for-purpose, producing data to report the UK’s position on indicator 6.6.1.Read more on Using satellite imagery to report changes to water bodies for SDG 6.6.1
On World Statistics Day 2020, our ONS FCDO Data Science Hub talk about exploring the use of satellite imagery to conduct a cattle census in South Sudan.Read more on Counting cows in South Sudan