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The Data Science in Transport community just got bigger

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A room of people watch a presentation. The two are demonstrating data manipulation by holding up a large paper ring

The 23rd of January 2020 marked the biggest Data Science in Transport community event to date. People from across academia, industry, and the public sector came together for a hack, conference, and networking event to learn from each other.

Fostering a data science innovation culture

Data science is a complex, rapidly changing discipline and has an increasingly diverse range of applications. read how Nicky formalised the process of continuous learning and innovation by encouraging people to spend up to 20% of their time exploring new and innovative data science tools and techniques

Engineering the data of the future

Post-it notes on a window showing a data engineering pipeline from raw data ingestion to schema-on-read by users

Like most organisations today, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) wants to use its data more effectively. The goal is to make sure that people making decisions have the insights they need at the right time to guide their decision making, whether that’s front-line prison staff or senior civil servants.

Connecting the dots: network science on GOV.UK

Image showing 3 post-its describing the 3 network types: (a) structural, (b) functional and (3) semantic. The respective ways of inducing a relationship between the pages in the networks are: (a) hyperlink exists from one page to go to the next, (b) user clicks to go from one page to the next and (c) the documents are semantically similar

GOV.UK can be represented as a multilayer network GOV.UK is a group of pages that comprises the best place to find government services and information. In its most abstract form, GOV.UK can be represented as a network made of pages, …