Data Science Institute
We aim to set the global standard for a truly interdisciplinary approach to contemporary data-driven research challenges.
Data Science at Lancaster is founded on Lancaster’s historic research strengths in Computer Science, Statistics and Operational Research. The environment is further enriched by a broad community of data-driven researchers in a variety of other disciplines including the environmental sciences, health and medicine, sociology and the creative arts.
Using big-data to reduce flood disruption on rail journeys
A novel Internet-of-Things (IoT) predictive drainage management solution that aims to mitigate the impact of flooding across the UK’s rail network is to begin trials as part of the InnovateUK funded TrackWater project lead by technology SME InTouch Ltd.