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Edinburgh Q-Step Conference 2019

Edinburgh Q-Step Centre is pleased to invite you to attend a conference: practice makes perfect! Putting a spotlight data-driven work placements


This half-day conference has two aims. First, to share best practice from student placements involving data analysis. Second, to discuss what future work-based learning programmes designed for developing the skills and talents of tomorrow’s data scientists might look like. The event will bring together academics and non-academics who take an interest in developing, implementing and assessing bespoke work placements. A provisional list of speakers includes Q-Step (Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester), Edinburgh Futures Institute, The DataLab, Scotcen, MBN and the Nuffield Foundation.

Full programme - TBA.

Date and Time: Friday 22.2,2019 12:00-16:00

Locations: Outreach Centre Room B1.11-3 , 9C Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8FP

Attendance is free, lunch will be provided.

To book your place, please register here: 

Contact Gitit Kadar-Satat ( to register your place.

The event is funded by a University of Edinburgh Student Experience Grant.

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