What is the goal of the Fellowship?


The Fellowship is a project-based training program designed to produce data scientists with strong skills in solving real-world problems and an understanding, excitement, and passion for solving problems with social impact. We have three goals (prioritized in that order): Training Fellows: We want to help create the next generation of data scientists who have the [...]

What is the goal of the Fellowship?2015-12-06T23:19:06+00:00

What is the culture of the Fellowship?


Collaborative, Creative, and Inclusive. We know we don't know everything and want everyone involved to shape the Fellowship. We're open to ideas, criticism, and help. Yes, we are data-driven but more than that, we're problem-driven. We care about impact and how our work is used to improve society.

What is the culture of the Fellowship?2015-04-29T17:19:57+00:00

What happens during the Fellowship?


Most of the summer, Fellows work with their team on their project. We augment that with lectures, hands-on workshops, seminars (from local and visiting guests), happy hours (with the local tech, data science, non-profit, and government communities), meet-ups, field trips, and other social activities (sailing trips, tours, concerts, etc.). Some of these are planned in [...]

What happens during the Fellowship?2015-12-17T16:45:54+00:00

Where does the Fellowship take place?


We will be running several programs in the summer of 2019, and are still in discussions to finalize the locations. As of now, the confirmed locations are: - Warwick-London (run by University of Warwick and Alan Turing Institute) - London (run by Imperial College London)

Where does the Fellowship take place?2019-01-04T10:45:11+00:00

Can I take a week off during the summer for a conference, wedding, etc.?


No. We can make some exceptions for time away of less than 3 days total during the summer, but spending a week away from the work is not fair to the other 2-3 fellows on your project. If you need to be gone for a week during the summer, this may not be the summer [...]

Can I take a week off during the summer for a conference, wedding, etc.?2016-11-29T16:33:45+00:00

I have read all the FAQs, but I still have a question


If you are certain that your question is not covered in the Frequently Asked Questions,  contact us. If your question is in the FAQs,  we may give you a hard time about it and may not answer your email

I have read all the FAQs, but I still have a question2016-11-30T22:04:20+00:00