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LIDA and Asda announce data partnership

Asda and LIDA have joined forces to better understand pressing societal challenges such as nutrition, environmental and health issues through a strategic data partnership. The two institutions have signed an agreement that will see the Leeds-based retailer and the University’s Leeds...

My Data Scientist Experience on LIDA’s Development Programme

  Last spring an email about projects for the LIDA Data Scientist Internship arrived in my student University of Leeds account. As I was thinking about what to pursue next after my MSc in Precision Medicine, the Internship jumped out as a wonderful opportunity. With an emphasis on training...

Rebranding the LIDA Data Scientist Development Programme

  The LIDA Data Science Internship Programme is dead, long live the LIDA Data Scientist Development Programme! In recognition of the fantastic work performed by those enrolled on the Programme, LIDA has decided to rebrand its popular Data Science Internship Programme as the ...

Networking and Partnership Building: an Intern’s Perspective

  I want my work to have an impact and I believe that harnessing the increasingly available abundance of data is one way of ensuring this. LIDA presents the opportunity to combine my sociological and quantitative/computational skills and I feel grateful that my ...

AI can identify heart disease from an eye scan

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyse eye scans taken during a routine visit to an optician or eye clinic and identify patients at a high risk of a heart attack. Doctors have recognised that changes to the tiny blood vessels in the retina are indicators of broader vascular disease, including...

My Role Models & the Journey that brought me to LIDA

In their September induction, all nine of this year’s LIDA data scientist interns were asked to bear three things in mind which derive from the Programme’s mission statement, Data Science for Public Good: belonging, community and helping others. They were introduced to LIDA as a community of scientists who share...

Inside the Turing-LIDA Data Study Group

  The two-week Turing-LIDA Data Study Group (DSG) took place last month, with an incredible amount of data analysis and investigation undertaken in response to challenges set by six organisations (Challenge Owners). The reports detailing...

Turing-LIDA Data Study Group – intensive and innovative collaboration addressing real-world problems

Monday 12th July saw the launch of an exciting two-week online Data Study Group, being held in partnership between LIDA and The Alan Turing Institute. ...

My Data Scientist Internship at LIDA

Rosalind is one of the LIDA’s current Data...