skip to primary navigationskip to content

Data science residency course

last modified May 05, 2021 04:44 PM

Accelerate-Spark - Data for Science Residency Programme


Places available for PhDs and postdocs in science disciplines across Cambridge University to attend a free 'Data for Science' training course. This structured five-week Accelerate-Spark Data for Science Residency Programme starts on 19th July 2021 and will equip scientists with modern practical data analysis skills.

As well as learning how to apply data analysis to their own datasets and problems, virtual residents on the course will collaborate on real-world data science challenges in teams as part of two hackathons and join a world-leading community of scientists and researchers working at the interface of data science and science. Residents will cover 6 modules over a period of 5 weeks:

Introduction to Python (preparatory module)
Data Processing with Pandas
Data Visualisation
Web Scraping, JSON and APIs
Introduction to machine learning
Hackathon & presentation

To apply please complete the online application form (see