SLFM: The evolution of a data scientist

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By The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Ltd, The New Zealand Institute for Plant, and Food Research Ltd. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Science has always been about collecting data and with the new data collection technologies today we can collect a massive amount. This all needs to be processed to make sense of it which is where a relatively new career of data scientist comes in. Today Hilary Ireland speaks to data scientist Dr Peter McAtee about his journey into a career as a data science. Look out for another podcast with Peter in the next few weeks where we delve into more detail on data science, what Peter is currently working on and the potential for data science in the future.

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