Leeds
Data Science
Society

The Leeds Data Science Society is for anyone at the University of Leeds interested in the field of “big data” and analytics. We welcome anyone from developers, to data scientists, to those who are simply curious about data science but don’t know where to start. We also welcome those at fellow universities or industries who want to work with us.

Leeds Data Science Society
are the 2016/2017
Hiscox University Data
Challenge Champions!

Hiscox Data Science Winner 2016-2017
IndustryPartnerships & Collaboration
Black RockSponsor
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KPMGSponsor

Sponsor Profiles

Hiscox Data Science Winner 2016-2017

BlackRock combines the best of being a technology pioneer and financial leader. Since our inception in 1988, we’ve grown from an entrepreneurial start-up into the world’s largest investment manager by putting technology - and continuous innovation - at the heart of our business.

We’ve invented our own global enterprise investment system, ‘Aladdin’: a technology ecosystem that empowers our colleagues to do better business every day. It is an unmatched operating platform - and central nervous system - that unites all the information, people and technology needed to manage money in real time and at every step in the investment process.

Today, as the world’s largest asset manager, with more than $5.7 trillion under management, BlackRock brings together financial leadership and state-of-the-art technology to provide answers to millions of investors who entrust their financial futures to us


Hiscox Data Science Winner 2016-2017

Hiscox is headquartered in Bermuda and is an international specialist insurer, underwriting a diverse range of personal and commercial insurance risks.

We have a long history and expertise in providing specialist home insurance cover for homes and their contents, valuables and collections. In fact, we provide home insurance cover for over 60,000 homes in the UK.

We also provide extensive business insurance, finely tailored to the needs of over 150,000 SMEs, professionals and consultants in the UK. We design profession-specific policies, that you can tailor to suit your business.


Hiscox Data Science Winner 2016-2017

KPMG in the UK is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax, Consulting and Deal Advisory services. Through the talent of over 13,500 colleagues, we bring our imagination and insight to our clients’ most critical issues.

While our work is often complex, our vision is simple: to be the clear choice in professional services – for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.