LEEDS DATA SCIENCE SOCIETY


Making data accessible

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Our Mission

To create an environment where people can learn, network, and ultimately build up a community for data science based in, but not limited to, the city of Leeds.

Training

Offering technical workshops including Python, R and SQL.

Data Challenges

Running internal and external team and individual data challenges alongside brand partners and academic experts.

Networking

Hosting networking meet-up events to facilitate connections.

Employability

Arranging exclusive visits to big name employers, inviting industry partners to present employability seminars and sharing ads for relevant job vacancies.

Online Learning Content

Providing and collating digital training materials, comments and tips from data science professionals.

Community

Cultivating a community for learning and exploring alongside like-minded individuals from a mix of backgrounds and abilities.

Who we are

Meet the team

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Verity Tether

President

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Amanda Otley

Digital Content Manager

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Ellie Marfleet

Events Co-ordinator

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Sarah Gadd

Outreach Officer

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Annabel Whipp

Secretary

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Fran Pontin

Treasurer

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Mitali Agrawal

Social Media Officer

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Ryan Urquhart

Communications Officer

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Vicki Jenneson

Operations Manager

Recent Posts

Here are some of our personal thoughts, opinions and experiences that we hope you will find useful in your own learning process…


You’re getting to grips with learning some programming, database administration and Machine Learning algorithms, but are you also …

This week we’re recommending Everybody Lies - What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

This week we’re recommending Netflix’s ‘Explained’ - the Coding Episode

Upcoming Events

Festive text mining and analysis in R.

Come meet a Leeds-based company with exciting job opportunities.

Data Challenge judging and presentation.

Recent Events

Part 2 of our 2 part beginner’s R workshop series.

Part 1 of our 2 part beginner’s R workshop series.

Part 3 of our 3 part beginner’s Python workshop series. Learn mapping skills in Python.

Resources

Here are the resources from our events, and some of our team’s favourite external resources.

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