The Data Science Institute at Lancaster University

Data Science Institute

We aim to set the global standard for a truly interdisciplinary approach to contemporary data-driven research challenges. Established in 2015, the Data Science Institute (DSI) has over 300 members and has raised nearly £30 million in research grants.

Research Themes

Research Themes

Data Science at Lancaster was founded in 2015 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.

DSI Talks

Calum Webb (Sheffield University and national Child Welfare Inequalities Project (CWIP), gave a talk in October to DSI. Calum's focus on enabling practice agencies to make use of a wealth of open source data to understand regional inequalities. This was welcomed by a very good turnout of colleagues. Watch the talk here.

DSI Video

Earlier this year we recorded a short film to document the research themes and activities and to explain the Institute structure of Data Science at Lancaster.

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