Gaining Your First Data Science Job

Data Blog16 Mar, 2017

Finding your first job out of University can be a daunting experience. It’s often difficult to know where to start or what skills and expertise employers are looking for.

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Gaining Your First Data Science Job

D2D CRC Board Director becomes Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence

Media Release6 Mar, 2017

The Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) would like to announce that Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte will be stepping down as a Board director to take up the position of Chief Scientific Advisor for the UK Ministry of Defence.

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D2D CRC Board Director becomes Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence

New Data Visualisation tools for the Department of Defence

Media Release3 Mar, 2017

D2D CRC has recently completed a project for several Government agencies. The project, Immersive Intelligence Pod, has created two new visualisations that can understand the relationship between moving entities.

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New Data Visualisation tools for the Department of Defence

Automatic Resource Management in Scala

Data Blog31 Jan, 2017

The Beat the News team at Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC) have our heads buried (for the most part) in Spark for big data analytics. Naturally, we dabble a lot in the Scala programming language to support our Spark processing.

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Automatic Resource Management in Scala

Developing a sustainable data science workforce

Media Release11 Jan, 2017

Recognising the growing need for skilled Data Scientists in the national security sector, the Data to Decisions CRC has launched the Big Data Future Workforce Program.

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Developing a sustainable data science workforce
How we operate

 

 
Our primary areas

R&D Programs

Beat the News
Beat the News

The Beat the News™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will automatically and accurately predict the occurrence of future population-level events such as social disruption, election outcomes and disease outbreak.

Apostle
Apostle

The Apostle™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology so that analysts can search and interrogate open source multimedia data (text, image, video) to quickly identify all relevant data and have it presented to the analyst.

Integrated Law Enforcement
Integrated Law Enforcement

The Integrated Law Enforcement program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will provide police forces and analysts with uniform access to integrated information derived from diverse data sources held by different agencies.

Law & Policy
Law & Policy

The Law & Policy program investigates the policy and legal framework that would balance societal and individual interests and enable appropriate implementation of the tools developed by the CRC.

Innovation Exchange

Agriculture
Agriculture

The Australian agricultural sector is undergoing a data awakening. As a result, D2D CRC is working with various agricultural sectors to transform the industries processes.

Manufacturing
Manufacturing

D2D CRC is working with the Department of State Development to investigate opportunities to leverage Big Data in order to deliver value to South Australian manufacturers.

Health Analytics
Health Analytics

D2D CRC’s Health Analytics project’s aim to solve a variety of health related issues through the application of Big Data techniques.

Education & Training

PhD Scholarships
PhD Scholarships

The D2D CRC is committed to offering 48 PhD scholarships to exceptional candidates researching areas such as predictive analytics, knowledge graph construction, natural language processing, law and policy, image and video understanding and visualisation.

Honours Scholarships
Honours Scholarships

The D2D CRC offers Honours scholarships annually. Scholarships are provided to students studying a range of degrees including data science, computer science, software engineering and mathematics.

Summer Scholarships
Summer Scholarships

Recognising that students often require practical experience, the D2D CRC Summer Scholarships offer students with strong academic background the opportunity to undertake work experience over the summer break.

Professional Development
Professional Development

D2D CRC’s professional development activities form part of its commitment to developing a sustainable Big Data workforce across Australia. By offering a number of development options, D2D CRC aims to train 1000 data scientists.

 
Careers

D2DCRC’s projects involve leading edge research and development where new techniques, methods and models are created and tested. D2DCRC seeks to share the experience and expertise gained with a broad audience through learning opportunities.

Life at D2D CRC
The D2D hub

Consulting Data Scientist

job position24 Mar, 2017

The Data Scientist's role is to develop advanced software system demonstrators for use within Data to Decisioncs CRC (D2D CRC) Programs, with particular focus on applications in National Security and Defence, and agriculture and healthcare.

2017 National Security Big Data PhD Scholarships Open

2017 National Security Big Data PhD Scholarships Open

20 Mar, 2017

Applications now open for the 2017 National Security #BigData PhD Scholarships http://bit.ly/2a90PAp @UniversitySA @UniofAdelaide @UNSW

Gaining Your First Data Science Job - Blog Post

Gaining Your First Data Science Job - Blog Post

16 Mar, 2017

Check out our latest #blog post - Tips from the D2D CRC team to get your foot in the #datascience door http://bit.ly/2nGuyY1

R Ladies Launch Adelaide

R Ladies Launch Adelaide

8 Mar, 2017

D2D CRC researcher Mehwish presenting her journey through R at the launch of R-Ladies Adelaide at @Microsoft Innovation Centre #Rladies

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

8 Mar, 2017

Happy International Women's Day! Each day we are inspired by what our female researchers, students and engineers have achieved. Tonight, one of our researchers Dr Mehwish Nasim will be presenting at the launch of R-Ladies Adelaide (...)

Law & Policy Program celebration

Law & Policy Program celebration

1 Mar, 2017

The D2D CRC Law & Policy team celebrating the completion of their first project. Congratulations team - great work!

Precision to Decision Agriculture Media Release

Precision to Decision Agriculture Media Release

28 Feb, 2017

Lessons learnt from big data use in America could cut costs for Australian farmers

R Ladies Adelaide

R Ladies Adelaide

28 Feb, 2017

Come check out the first R Ladies Adelaide Meet Up next Wednesday at the Microsoft Innovation Centre where D2D CRC Researcher Mehwish Nasim will be presenting.

Summer Interns Last Day

Summer Interns Last Day

24 Feb, 2017

Today we say goodbye to some of our interns. Each intern is spending the afternoon presenting their work over the last 3 months to the D2D team at our monthly Demo Fridays.

Graduate Positions

job position22 Feb, 2017

Opportunities are regularly available for motivated problem solvers who are excited about Big Data technologies e.g. scale-out NoSQL datastores, stream processing frameworks and distributed message brokers - think Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Elasticsearch etc.

Where are they now? Caitlin - Honours

Where are they now? Caitlin - Honours

20 Feb, 2017

Adelaide University student Caitlin undertook her Honours in Mathematical Sciences with D2D CRC last year. Caitlin researched the flow of information on social networks which involved modelling networks with random graphs and investigating models (...)

Managing Big Data with the right Reference Architecture

Managing Big Data with the right Reference Architecture

Big Data Leaders Series15 Feb, 2017

As the quantity and types of data continue to grow, the way you capture, store and enable use of this valuable resource is increasingly important.

Beat the News

The Beat the News™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will automatically and accurately predict the occurrence of future population-level events such as social disruption, election outcomes and disease outbreak.

Learn more

Apostle

The Apostle™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology so that analysts can search and interrogate open source multimedia data (text, image, video) to quickly identify all relevant data and have it presented to the analyst.

Learn more

Integrated Law Enforcement

The Integrated Law Enforcement program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will provide police forces and analysts with uniform access to integrated information derived from diverse data sources held by different agencies.

Learn more