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I recently helped out at an access initiative for Oxford University, and the experience got me thinking about how we could bridge the state-private divide in Oxbridge and the Russell Group schools. According to Professor Les Ebdon, director of the Office for Fair Access (OFFA), the biggest challenge facing fair

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IBM announced yesterday that it has embarked on a major collaboration with China’s educations system to focus on addressing the burgeoning Big Data & Analytics (BD&A) skills opportunity in the country. The initiative, named IBM U-100, will see the tech giant donate a range of BD&A software worth $100 million

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On Monday, the Technical University of Denmark announced the details of its new specialist programme in Data Science (Big Data). From as early as autumn semester, DTU will be offering the course to students, where they will build interdisciplinary skills across the entire Big Data value chain — data collection,

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Ohio State has issued a statement that it will be introducing the first data analytics major for undergraduates in the United States this autumn. The programme will allow students to specialize in Biomedical Informatics, Business- and Computational analytics, and in doing so, supplying the US –and the world’s- demand for

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