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Turing Data Study Group

The next Data Study group will take place on 29th Nov – 17th Dec 2021; applications to attend close on 26th October 2021.

These are collaborative hackathons that provide an opportunity for early career researchers to develop their data science skills using real-world data. 

More information

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Please note that due to COVID-19 the DSG will be run remotely over three weeks.

For full details of this format, including the time commitment involved, please read The Turing Institute event page.


Rapid identification of plankton using machine learning
Identifying poor performance at recruitment sites participating in clinical trial research
For detailed information about the challenges please visit The Turing Institute event website. Further challenges may be added at a later date.

How to apply

Applications are now open. Applications must be submitted via Flexi-Grant. If you have not done so already, you will need to create a basic Flexi-Grant account. It is quick and free to register. Please be aware you will be required to activate your account via email. If you have any questions regarding the application form or using the online system please email 

Before applying, read the guidance on how to write a successful DSG application.

Applications close on Tuesday 26th October 2021 at 12:00 noon GMT.



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