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The Data Innovation Research Institute was open between 2015 and 2021. This page shows the Institute’s past work. It is not monitored or updated.

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Indonesian ambulance service

22 July 2019

A team of researchers, including DIRI director, Paul Harper, are set to address the development challenges facing emergency medical services in Indonesia after securing £559k in funding.

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Training the data experts of the future

21 June 2019

Brand new Data Science Academy will make Wales a hub for leading tech graduates

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Innovation Hub to Transform Welsh SMEs with AI

23 May 2019

Launch of Data Innovation Accelerator

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Cardiff hosts Festival of Data Innovation

30 April 2019

ONS and industry join DIRI event

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Festival of Data Innovation 3rd May 2019

17 April 2019

We are delighted to invite you to the inaugural festival of data innovation which will be held in Main building on the 3rd May

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HealTAC 2019

21 March 2019

We are delighted to announce the second UK healthcare text analytics conference which will be held in Cardiff 24 - 25 April 2019.

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Hold the date

14 March 2019

Save the date! We are holding our first annual Festival of Data Science on Friday 3rd May.

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Cardiff joins AI Doctoral Training Centre

21 February 2019

University partners Swansea

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Could AI improve patient care in the NHS?

29 January 2019

Research reveals that machine learning could provide an equally accurate and reliable prognosis for patients with cardiovascular disease

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Professor Paul Harper awarded the Companion of Operation Research by the OR Society

18 December 2018

The OR Society has awarded Professor Paul Harper the Companion of Operational Research, one of the most prestigious awards given by the Society.