The Data Science Campus has designed the International Data Science Accelerator mentoring programme in collaboration with the United Nations (UN) Big Data Task TeamRead more on International Data Science Accelerator Programme
The Data Science Campus has designed the International Data Science Accelerator mentoring programme in collaboration with the United Nations (UN) Big Data Task Team on Training, Competencies and Capacity Development.Read more on What is the International Data Science Accelerator Programme?
Published on 1 July 2022 The Data Science Accelerator is a capability-building programme which gives analysts from across the public…Read more on Data Science Accelerator privacy notice
Part of our mission at the Data Science Campus (DSC) is to build data science capability across the public sector. In this project, which grew out of our Data Science Accelerator programme, we worked with the Royal Air Force (RAF) to help upskill their staff in the Python programming language and natural language processing (NLP) methods.Read more on Technical Report: Project Mertz—novel use of historical RAF flight safety records
The International Data Science Accelerator Programme opened for its’ first applicants on 31 January. We spoke to Fatima Al Taharhwa (Department of Statistics, Jordan) and her mentor Hatem El Sherif (Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre, United Arab Emirates), who took part in the pilot programme.Read more on Mentoring without borders – growing data science skills internationally
Applications for the Data Visualisation Accelerator are open until 11 February 2022. We hear how a mentor and mentee from the first cohort of the programme and how they, and their organisations benefitted.Read more on Visualising in pairs – growing data visualisation skills through mentoring
The relationship between the mentor and mentee is vital to successful outcomes on the Data Science Accelerator programme. Daniel O’Callaghan (Forestry Commission) and Sam Taylor (DWP) talk about their relationship that helped to deliver a successful project.Read more on How effective mentoring relationships are growing data science skills and capacity
The Data Science and Data Visualisation Accelerator mentoring programmes will open for applications in January 2022.Read more on Boost your data science and visualisation skills in 2022!
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.Read more on 500 not out – building data science capacity for the future
Data Science Accelerator mentee Ciaran Evans from the UK Hydrographic Office attempts to answer the question “What is the beach made of?”Read more on Mapping beaches with the Data Science Accelerator Programme
Across the public sector, analysts can benefit from the Data Science Accelerator, which opened for a new cohort of applications this week.Read more on Data Science Accelerator Programme