Developing innovative approaches to the use of data and artificial intelligence in modern society

The University of Exeter Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI) provides a hub for data-intensive science and artificial intelligence (AI) activity within the University and the wider region.

Our vision for data science is to innovate new means of interrogating and understanding data and then to innovate and apply cutting-edge data analytical methodologies to diverse questions. We are a truly interdisciplinary research institute with data scientists, mathematicians, and computer specialists across many of our Colleges, Research Institutes, and Departments.

About us

The institute is already driving new collaborations and creating transformative impact.

Education & Training

Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral training programmes open for applications.


We carry out basic research in advanced data analytics, from foundations and method development to wider-ranging applications.


Calls for funding opportunities, projects and awards open now

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