Scientific paper receives multiple prizes


The scientific paper entitled “Trading on Talent: Human Capital and Firm Performance“ by James Hodson (joint work with A. Fedyk), early stage researcher within the BigDataFinance MSCA Training Network and PhD student at the Jozef Stefan International PostGraduate School, is the winner of the Jack Treynor Prize from the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance and received […]

BigDataFinance Conference – Presentations Available!


BigDataFinance conference presentations from Oct 4th and 5th 2017 are now available at conference programme page. To download presentations click the title of the talk. Only presentations with permission from speakers will be available.      

Mid-Term Review Meeting 6th of October


Mid-term review meeting for BigDataFinance project consortium members When 6th of October 2017 Be there at AB latest by 09:30 sharp, no delays! Meeting ends at 17:30   Where AllianceBernstein 50 Berkeley Street Mayfair, W1J 8HA London Closest Tube station: Green Park Map   How to get there By tube: From Southwark (closest tube station to […]

BigDataFinance conference: register by 1st of October!


  BigDataFinance Conference Bring Three, Go Free! Bring along three colleagues, and receive a free delegate place for yourself. Please note, the first three bookings have the above fees applicable, with the fourth registration free of charge. All four bookings are to be made in one transaction. The conference fee includes morning and afternoon coffee, […]

Two positions available at IJS


  CALL CLOSED Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI) is the leading research institution for natural sciences in Slovenia with over 900 researchers within 25 departments working in the areas of computer science, physics, and chemistry and biology. The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, with approximately 40 researchers, is one of the largest European research groups working in the […]

Sokos Hotel Ilves


Special rates for “Data Science in Finance” training school participants at Hotel Ilves, book before July 22nd! Sokos Hotel Ilves Address: Hatanpäänvaltatie 1, 33100 Tampere Room rates – Standard single room 83 € / night – Standard twin room 84 € / night The room rates include buffet breakfast, V.A.T and sauna for hotel guests. […]

HPCFinance Final Conference


High Performance Computing in Finance Final conference hosted by Aberdeen Asset Management 14 – 15 March 2016 Aberdeen Asset Management / Auditorium Bow Bells House, 1, Bread Street, London (UK) Full programme and free online registration available at: For further information, please contact: Professor Juho Kanniainen Tampere University of Technology Department of Industrial Management […]

ESR Position available at ING Bank Amsterdam


CALL CLOSED PhD candidate in Machine Learning for Risk Management in Trading Activities The Quantitative Analytics group at ING Bank Amsterdam together with the Institute for Informatics at University of Amsterdam invites an application for an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) PhD scholarship in the EC Horizon 2020 funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) “Training […]

The 2016 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2016)


The 14th Annual Meeting July 18 – 22, 2016 Innsbruck, Austria Call for Papers and Participation (Main Track Paper Submission Deadline: February 22, 2016) Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work for a special issue in an ISI Journal. The 2016 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2016) will be held on July 18 – […]

Additional post doc positions at TUT


CALL CLOSED Post Doc Call 2016 The closing date for the applications is 15 Jan 2016. Tampere University of Technology (TUT) is seeking to hire promising post doc researchers who are in the beginning of their careers. The aim is to support highly qualified postdoctoral researchers who are outstanding in their field and to strengthen […]

QuanTech Conference


Thursday 21st April – Friday 22nd April 2016 London Live Fee: £295.00 + UK VAT Global online Fee: £195.00 In September-October 2015 almost 30 banks joined together in a project that seeks to upgrade the entire post-trade topic using the technology underlying “crypto currencies”. This will allow for almost instantaneous payments and settlement and replace […]

Two positions available at UZH (2016-19)


CALL CLOSED EU project on BigDataFinance: Two PhD scholarships available at UZH (2016-19) The Department of Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich invites applications for two Early Stage Researchers (ESR) PhD scholarships in the Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN BigDataFinance programme. The PhD scholarships (36 months each) are available from February 1st, 2016 (or by […]

Three positions available at TUT


CALL CLOSED Tampere University of Technology is the coordinator of the BigDataFinance Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Innovative Training Network. There are altogether 13 positions available for doctoral students, and currently we are seeking to fill 2 of those positions at Department of Industrial Management/Research Group on Financial Engineering and one at Department of Signal Processing. Tampere […]

Project starts on the 1st of October


MSCA-ITN BigDataFinance project starts in October 2015! EU -project BigDataFinance (2015–2019) provides doctoral training and research in sophisticated data-driven risk management and research at the crossroads of Finance and Big Data for 13 researchers. The budget (EU’s contribution) is around 3,460,000 EUR. The main objectives are: i) to meet an increasing commercial demand for well-trained […]