Richard Carter, Data Scientist at Previse

January 23, 2019

In this weeks podcast the tables are turned and former TDL podcast host Richard Carter takes the interviewees seat. Head of Data at The Data Lab, Brian Hills, leads the conversation in this episode. If you're interested in career development, award winning data science projects, and all sorts of James Bond trivia(including which Bond covered the most ground) this is the episode for you! 


Cathy O Neil, Data Scientist and Author of “Weapons of Math Destruction”

November 1, 2018

Join Cathy O Neil and The Data Lab podcast newcomer, Joanna McKenzie in an informal discussion that weaves between Cathy's latest book, responsibilities of data scientists, the point of algorithms and Star Trek. The podcast was recorded directly after Cathy's keynote presentation at the launch of DataFest19. 


Mhairi Aitken, Research Fellow on Public Engagement for the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research

May 22, 2018

The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted the need for all organisations to better engage with the public and understand their concerns when processing personal data. Listen to Mhairi Quiroz-Aitken to find out how she addresses these issues in the field of health research.


Dave Evans, Data Science Team Lead at FreeAgent

May 3, 2018

Recruiting data scientists has never been more competitive. Listen to Dave Evans - contributing-discoverer of the Higgs boson - to find out what he looks for during the recruitment process at FreeAgent. They're hiring!


Marios Michailidis, Competitive Data Scientist at

April 19, 2018

In this edition we are joined by former #1 Kaggler Marios Michailidis. Tune in to find out how Marios ranked top of nearly 500,000 Kaggle competitors, and why he believes data platforms like are changing the way people do data science.


Stefaan Verhulst, Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of The GovLab at NYU

April 12, 2018

In the second of our DataFest specials we chat to the excellent Stefaan Verhulst, whose organisation The Governance Lab focuses on Open Data and how we can use collaborative technologies for the public good.


Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton

April 5, 2018

Today we welcome #1 Data Influencer Kirk Borne, who talks about the seven "C's" of data science, applying learnings taken from air traffic safety to healthcare, the "internet of context",  and much much more!


Ewan Nicolson, Principal Data Scientist at Skyscanner

February 28, 2018

Employed by one of Scotland’s greatest tech successes, Ewan Nicolson talks about using the scientific method on data challenges within Skyscanner.


Roman Popat, Data Scientist and Co-Founder at Deep Miner

January 31, 2018

Today Roman Popat talks about his new venture Deep Miner, which helps sales teams to discover and better understand prospective customers.


Martina Pugliese, Data Science Lead at Mallzee

November 30, 2017

In this interview we welcome Martina Pugliese, Data Science Lead at the "Tinder for clothes" app company Mallzee.