Tag Archives: data science

Free developer training for jobseekers

The Developer Academy has announced two free courses for unemployed adults who want a career in tech.

The Developer Academy has secured funding to offer two free programmes to unemployed people in our region who want to develop as tech professionals. The ‘Data Science Bootcamps’ are being funded through the government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs. In partnership with Sheffield City Council, the Academy is also offering three 12-week bootcamps

Kids encouraged to design smart products during lockdown

DRJFF has launched free data science homeschooling packs to keep kids inspired and excited about technology.

The education charity has adapted its computer science curriculum for Key Stage 3 pupils to help them to carry on learning at home while households are in lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak. The material is aimed at 11-14 year-olds and is designed to be suitable as a self-guided activity for learners to enjoy individually at

Hackathon announced to find & fund software ideas

Urban Flows Observatory is looking for software solutions to help tackle local energy and health challenges.

The hackathon Taking place on 22 and 23 November (venue TBC) the hackathon is free to join and gives you the chance to work with real data relating to the city’s energy and resource usage. This work is part of a three-year, multi-million Euro international academic collaboration being carried out the Urban Flows Observatory at

Universities create Sheffield Data Science Forum

The first event of this new network is on 4th May.

The new Sheffield Data Science Forum aims to provide a catalyst for networking and the sharing of knowledge between industry/business practitioners, academics and students on topics related to Data Science. The Forum is organised by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University for data professionals located within the city of Sheffield and surrounding areas. The first