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University of Leeds to be a leader in data analytics and research
Date:2/5/2014

Two multi-million pound grants will make the University of Leeds a major centre for 'Big Data' analysis and a national resource that can be used by academics.

The grants, announced today by Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts at the High Performance Computing and Big Data conference in London, were awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Sir Alan Langlands, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, said: "These awards provide a real opportunity for Leeds to establish a leading centre in data analytics which will have clear patient benefits, high social and economic impact and real international reach. The investments from the MRC and ESRC provide an excellent platform for the future."

The funding is part of the Government's support for research that can drive economic growth. Big Data analysis has been identified by ministers as one of "eight great technologies" in which the UK is internationally competitive.

David Willetts said: "Making the most of large and complex data is a huge priority for Government as it has the potential to drive research and development, increase productivity and innovation and ultimately transform lives."

The University of Leeds has been awarded 5.8 million from the MRC and, although the final details are still being negotiated, a further grant of approximately 5 million from the ESRC.

The ESRC grant will be used to establish a new Master's course in Geography and Business, which will help address national skill shortages in Big Data analysis, and will fund a Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) that is jointly hosted by the University of Leeds and University College London.

The CDRC will be a national resource that will make data, routinely collected by business and local government organisations, accessible for academics in order to undertake important research in the social sciences to in
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Contact: Sarah Reed
s.j.reed@leeds.ac.uk
44-113-343-4196
University of Leeds
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