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Data Science for Social Good Programme helps tackle worldwide problems

Over the summer of 2021, a congregation of data scientists from all over the world collaborated virtually, and successfully worked for four different organisations. Their work included creating an anomaly detection in public procurement systems for DNCP – Paraguay’s National Department for Public Contracting, mapping the world’s offline population for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), improving economic forecasts during times of crises with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and prioritising environmental complaints with the Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) in Chile.

Mon 10 Jan 2022, 16:24 | Tags: Statistics, WBS, Business, DSSGxUK, Sciences

Three major UK utility providers form new partnership with the National Digital Twin programme in critical step toward resilient infrastructure

The National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) is pleased to announce a first of its kind collaboration agreement with three major UK utility providers; Anglian Water, BT and UK Power Networks to work together on a Climate Resilience Demonstrator (CReDo).

Fri 01 Oct 2021, 11:17 | Tags: Statistics, Environment, Sustainable development, energy, Sciences

University of Warwick names 37 researchers who become Turing Fellows this academic year

A total of 37 University of Warwick researchers from across the fields of mathematics, life sciences, statistics, computer science, business, medicine and engineering have been named as Fellows of the Alan Turing Institute this year.

Prof. David Firth confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Statistical Society

Professor David Firth has been confirmed as the next Royal Statistical Society (RSS) President after Professor Sylvia Richardson’s term of office comes to a close at the end of 2022.

Fri 27 Aug 2021, 12:01 | Tags: Statistics, Sciences

Research Software Engineer’s project to create more sustainable research software

An EPSRC Research Software Engineer Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Heather Turner, from the Department of Statistics at the University of Warwick, in which she will establish the role of Research Software Engineers in creating more sustainable and inclusive large-scale software projects.

Fri 30 Apr 2021, 07:55 | Tags: Statistics, Sciences

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