D2D CRC team with tech company Sandpit to build Australian first Data Science Development tool

Media Release24 May, 2017

Data to Decisions CRC is excited to announce the creation of the Data Science Competency Framework (DSCF), as part of its objective to build a sustainable big data workforce. This is an Australian first competency framework for data scientists.

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D2D CRC team with tech company Sandpit to build Australian first Data Science Development tool

Data to Decisions CRC appoints Andrew Stead as new board director

Media Release27 Apr, 2017

Data to Decisions CRC are excited to announce the appointment of a new director, Mr Andrew Stead. Andrew has worked extensively with start-up founders and early stage investors, through private and public incubators, accelerators and venture funds.

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Data to Decisions CRC appoints Andrew Stead as new board director

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
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
Big Data Decisions Breakfast Seminar

Big Data Decisions Breakfast Seminar

Seminar17 May, 2017

Hosted by The Department of State Development

UI Software Engineer

job position8 May, 2017

Interested in Big Data? Want to work with other smart people as part of a best-practice Agile team?

Beat the News Animation

19 Apr, 2017

Imagine a world where you could predict what could happen tomorrow. Check out how our Beat the News Program can help society stay one step ahead. http://bit.ly/2o4RrIS

Google Faculty Research Award - A/Prof Yi Yang

12 Apr, 2017

Congratulations to D2D CRC Stream Lead A/Prof Yi Yang from @UTSEngage for winning the 2017 Google Faculty Research Award

Counting Sheep with Data Science Seminar

Counting Sheep with Data Science Seminar

11 Apr, 2017

Asanga (D2D Data Scientist) is currently presenting on how he has applied data science processes and techniques to improve automated sheep condition scoring. Great audience questions tonight at Base64.

Defence ICT: Lunch with Dr Peter Lawrence

Defence ICT: Lunch with Dr Peter Lawrence

6 Apr, 2017

D2D CEO Sanjay chairing the panel discussion at Defence ICT: Lunch with Dr Peter Lawrence (Defence CIO) today @DefenceTeaming @AIIA_ICT

WWW2017

WWW2017

6 Apr, 2017

PhD Student Peter Mathews presented at the #msm2017 workshop at #WWW2017 this week. A great presentation with excellent audience feedback.

Apostle Animation

6 Apr, 2017

At D2D CRC, we are committed to keeping Australia safe. Our Apostle Program is helping to outsmart criminals. http://bit.ly/2o51621

Honours and PhD Scholarships

Honours and PhD Scholarships

3 Apr, 2017

Join our community of Honours and PhD students by applying for one of our scholarships today http://bit.ly/2lnTQK9. Honours applications close April 7th.

Law and Policy Video

31 Mar, 2017

Lights, camera, action! Its all happening at @latrobe University filming for our Law and Policy program video with key researchers

Fst Government SA

Fst Government SA

30 Mar, 2017

D2D CEO Sanjay is presenting at the FST Conference for SA Gov about building #datascience capability w/ our competency framework @FSTMedia

Science Meets Parliament

Science Meets Parliament

29 Mar, 2017

CTO Brenton Cooper pictured w/ @JustinHansonMLC as an Expert Panellist at Science Meets Parliament-'How can SA Benefit from #BigData & #AI?

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