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Our work spans the full spectrum of data science, from data storage and curation to applying our research to the real world. Download our brochure (.pdf, 54Mb) to read more.

We are at the dawn of the fourth industrial revolution. A revolution underpinned by computational technologies, and massive amounts of data.

This is not just a revolution in how we collect, analyse, and use information in every aspect of our lives. It is a paradigm shift, a fundamental change of the mind, and a new scientific age.

For over 50 years, Essex has been the intellectual home of the world’s leading experts in data science.

The Institute for Analytics and Data Science is a centre of excellence that connects with scholars, businesses, institutions, and authorities, to work on their data needs.

We are keen to work with partners across the globe who share our commitment in using data to make the world a better place.

What we offer

  • Unique research infrastructure.
  • A centre of excellence in acquiring, curating and providing access to data.
  • World-class data science researchers in fields ranging from finance to genetics.
  • Training for the next generation of global data scientists.
  • Strategic partnerships with major public and private sector organisations.

Research projects

Computer model of social networking

Our data scientists work together, crossing disciplinary boundaries, challenging conventional approaches, and using data to solve the big problems we face in all aspects of our lives.


Postgraduate students in a seminar

We pass on our ground-breaking research methods by training the next generation of data scientists. From undergraduate to PhD, our programmes aim to address the global skills shortage.


Two business people looking at data on a computer

We’re working with businesses, governments, local authorities, NGOs and third sector organisations, taking on the challenges that the data revolution brings. How could Essex help your business?