Big Data Challenge Series: Methodologies and Analytics

Date: 7th May 2014

Place: Washington Singer 219

Time: 14:00 to 16:00

The Big Data Challenges Series follows the Speed Updating: Big Data event that took place on 29 January 2014. The series is in collaboration with Exeter’s newly formed Data Science Network and The Exeter Initiative for Statistics and its Applications (ExIStA).

A series of two hour events will include a 45 minute key note talk and two ten minute presentations to promote questions and discussions within the group. The events are aimed to promote interdisciplinary research collaborations and grant proposals.

The first theme is methodologies and analytics.


14:00 - Introduction and welcome from Professor Richard Everson, Professor of Machine Learning

14:10 - Group introductions

14:15 - Social network analysis of online discussion about climate change from Dr Hywel Williams, Lecturer in Systems Ecology

15:00 - Two ten minute presentations
Presenters TBC

15:20 - Questions, discussions and opportunity for networking with tea, coffee and cake

15:55 - Closing summary from Professor Richard Everson

16:00 - Close


This event is open to those ExIStA members who work for the University of Exeter.  Please register for this event by emailing




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