IDSAI Data Science Week 2021

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Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI) Data Science Week 2021

About this event

From 28 June - 2 July 2021 the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI) invites you to join in celebrating the best of Data Science and AI at Exeter by hosting a week long series of talks, research project presentations and training opportunities.

Sessions are open and accessible to all Exeter staff and students and the wider IDSAI community.

The week long event will again take place online via Zoom.

PROGRAMME

Day 1 - Monday 28 June 2021

Session 1: 09:30-10:30 Welcome to IDSAI Data Science week and overview update of IDSAI with Prof Richard Everson, IDSAI Director

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

Session 2: 13:00-14:00 Data Science and AI Skills: Insights from the National Skills Landscape with Matthew Forshaw – Turing National Skills lead and Georgina Tarling, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, South West Institute of Technology

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

Session 3: 14:00-15:00 IDSAI Research Fellows and Research Software Engineers (RSE) Introduction to their work and projects

Session 4: 15:00-17:00 1:1 Data Discussions IDSAI Research Fellows and Research Software Engineers (Please book these via the Microsoft forms - for IDSAI Research Fellows and for IDSAI Research Software Engineers)

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students 

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Day 2 Tuesday 29 June 2021

Session 1: 10:00-11:00 Decolonising the curriculum our journey at the University and more widely - a conversation that includes us all with Dr John Bruun

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students 

Session 2: 12:00-13:00 Taster training session: Tools for (data) science with IDSAI Research Software Engineers Dr Omar Jamil and Dr Freddy Wordingham

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students 

Session 3: 13:00-14:00 SAMueL - Stroke Audit Machine Learning Project with Dr Mike Allen and Dr Charlotte James

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students, particularly those with an interest in how machine learning and modelling meet real world clinical problems 

Session 4: 15:00-16:00 Continuous Integration for Ethical, Collaborative Data Science with Dr Kirstie Whitaker, Programme Lead for Tools, Practices and Systems at The Alan Turing Institute

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

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Day 3 Wednesday 30 June 2021

Session 1: 11:00-12:00 Taster training session: Fitting computer vision models with no or little annotations with IDSAI Research Fellow Dr Dmitry Kangin

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students, particularly those with interest in analysis of visual data

Session 2: 13:00-14:00 Environmental Intelligence: Using the power of data to tackle the climate emergency with Prof Gavin Shaddick

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

Session 3: 15:00-17:00 IDSAI Virtual Community Social: We welcome those within the IDSAI Community who have signed up to attend the Data Science week activities to join us for a virtual social. We hope to provide cream tea boxes which will be sent in the post and can be enjoyed as part of this session. Please note this session has limited capacity.

PLEASE NOTE THE REGISTRATION FOR A CREAM TEA HAS NOW CLOSED BUT YOU ARE STILL MOST WELCOME TO JOIN THE SOCIAL.

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Day 4 Thursday 1 July 2021

Session 1: 09:30-10:30 How data science is changing the way we make decisions in No10 with Alex Jones - Deputy Director; Head of Data and Transformation, | 10 Downing Street

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

Session 2: 11:00-12:00 From tombs to typefaces: Machine Learning for the analysis of Roman letter cutting practices with Dr Charlotte Tupman and Dr Dmitry Kangin

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students 

Session 3: 12:30-13:30 Working From Home: Data Science, Employment and COVID-19 with Dr Rudy Arthur

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

Session 4: 16:00-17:00 Dr Elisabeth Bik, a Dutch microbiologist, who has worked for 15 years at Stanford University and 2 years in industry. Since 2019, she is a science integrity volunteer and occasional consultant, who scans the biomedical literature for images or other data of concern and has reported over 4,000 scientific papers. - The Dark Side of Science: Misconduct in Biomedical Research

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

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Day 5 Friday 2 July 2021

Session 1: 09:30-10:30 Taster training session on Generalized Additive Models (GAMs) with IDSAI Research Fellow Bertrand Nortier.

AUDIENCE: Internal University of Exeter Staff and Students 

Session 2: 11:00-12:00 Using cognitive data science to reconstruct how large audiences perceive the STEM gender gap in social media with Dr Massimo Stella

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

Session 3: 13:00-15:00 1:1 Data Discussions IDSAI Research Fellows and Research Software Engineers (Please book these via the Microsoft forms - for IDSAI Research Fellows and for IDSAI Research Software Engineers)

Session 4: 15:00-16:00 The Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network: Can we innovate our way out of trouble? with Prof David Llewellyn

AUDIENCE: The IDSAI Community

REGISTRATION

Please register using the ‘register’ link on this page.

To register for the entire week of events, please select ‘All IDSAI Data Science week events’ when registering, otherwise individually select your chosen sessions when registering to attend particular events within this series.

If you wish to register without using Eventbrite, or if you have any questions regarding the event please contact: idsai@exeter.ac.uk

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Organiser IDSAI - University of Exeter

Organiser of IDSAI Data Science Week 2021

The University of Exeter Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI) provides a hub for data-intensive science and artificial intelligence (AI) activity within the University and the wider region.

Our vision for data science is to innovate new means of interrogating and understanding data and then to innovate and apply cutting-edge data analytical methodologies to diverse questions. We are a truly interdisciplinary research institute with data scientists, mathematicians, and computer specialists across many of our Colleges, Research Institutes, and Departments.‌

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