University of Sussex are holding 2 free to attend events - Book Now!
Meet a new generation of leaders in data science (DISCUS and DISCNet event)
Venue: The Grand Hotel, Brighton
Date: 23 July 2019 (6-9pm)
Discover how we are solving big data questions for growing organisations. Meet data intensive science students, senior academics and researchers from DISCUS (Data Intensive Science Centre, University of Sussex) and DISCnet (Data intensive Science Centre in the South East Physics Network) along with leaders from industry and public sector. Consider opportunities to collaborate with the next generation of leaders in data science and the training programme they're undertaking. There will be a closed session from 6pm - 7pm for focused discussion on collaboration initiatives and how your organisation can benefit. These initiatives include PhD industry placements and the DISCnet-Knowledge Exchange network. From 7pm to 9pm join a wider networking event and meet with 100 PhD students from across 8 UK Centres for Doctoral Training in Data Science. This training network extends across 20+ UK Universities and is currently the largest set of Centres for Doctoral Training within one discipline. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meet-a-new-generation-of-leaders-in-data-science-tickets-63646076127
Ageing Society Conference:
Mobilising Social Sciences to address Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges
Venue: Brighton i360
Date: 16 October 2019
The Ageing Society event aims to establish ASPECT (a social sciences platform for entrepreneurship, commercialisation and transformation) as a convener of good practice, inspiring collaboration, commercialisation and impact through showcasing past projects and promoting future opportunities to put the UK at the forefront of the world in technologies, products and services to help support healthy ageing. Speakers will highlight the opportunities for social sciences to be used in the public, private and Third sector, the challenges encountered and how they can/have been overcome in achieving impact from Social Sciences research. Breakout sessions will allow stakeholders and practitioner teams to develop collaboration opportunities, as well as identifying broader initiatives and programmes that could be developed through ASPECT to support innovation from social sciences.