• International Data Week 2016 - Denver, Colorado

    EDISON present at International Data Week 2016 including RDA 8th Plenary

    EDISON will be participating in and supporting a number of activities including the Interst Group in Education and Training on handling of research data (IG-ETRD), the new Birds of a Feather sessions: Accreditation and certification schemes and Research Data Management Literacy. See the RDA website for full details of the programme and how to register. Do join us!

    RDA 8th Plenary programme - 15th to 17th September 2016

  • DI4R Krakow - Poland

    The future of working with data: the EDISON Data Science Framework (EDSF)

    On Friday 30th September at the first Digital Infrastructure for Research (DI4R) conference in Krakow, Poland, EDISON will be hosting a 90min workshop. The event will feature a sequence of short presentations and discussions which will provide insight into the themes, ideas and opportunities offered by the EDISON Data Science Framework (EDSF). Do join us!

    Further details on the event

  • First EDISON Champions Conference

    The first EDISON Champions Conference was a great success.

    The pioneers of data science teaching and training assembled in the New Forest over the 13th - 14th July, just as the British Summer was making its first real appearance. The Champions enjoyed two days of stimulating and productive discussion triggered by the emergent findings of the project material. Further information available below:

    Event details available: Champions Conference, report and slides. (Photo: Natalia Talkowska)

  • Yuri speaking at EGI Conference 2016

    EDISON Competence Framework and Reference Implementation

    In addition to the community building activites and organised interest groups, EDISON will prepare a number of formal documents around a Competence Framework (CF-DS) to support the concepts that underpin Data Science as a profession together with reference implimentations in the form of a Body of Knowledge (DS-BoK) and Model Curriculum (MC-DS). 

    See Library for formal reports published by the EDISON project 

  • Defining the Data Science profession: a survey

    In order to help train, educate and recruit the data scientists of tomorrow we need to know more about all aspects of the profession. So we very much welcome input from all of those involved from the educators and recruitors to the practitioners as well as the would-be data scientists of tomorrow. If you can spare 20 minute then please do take time to complete our survey. Thanks.

    Follow this link to start the survey


EDISON Kick off meeting round table discussion
The EDISON collection is an expanding volume of reports and descriptions that collectively make up and support the EDISON Data Science Framework (EDSF).


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The library supports our mission to build the Data Scientist profession and comprises various resources from or related to the EDISON project.

Expert Liaison Groups - ELG

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The Expert Liaison Groups provide a key channel for facilitating structured dialogue between professional sectors, academia and the EDISON project

Engagement and Interaction

Tokyo RDA7 IG-ETRD meeting
How to engage with the EDISON Data Science initiative whether you are a manager, trainer, teacher, researcher, employer or Data Science professional.


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Get in touch with the EDISON team. We have various communication channels and would love to hear from you.