Seeking Postdocs for Data Science in Finance


Would you like to get desired and prestigious EU funding for your Post-Doc? We are seeking talented  researchers in quantitative finance / financial data science for hosting and coaching them for EU-funding. The idea is to make a joint EU application for  2 year postdoc position at research group on Financial Computing and Data Analytics, […]

The ups and downs of a PhD project: Big Data Finance


Read here the success story of ESR5 Chiara Perillo and ESR12 Vladimir Petrov. The article is published in the Graduate Campus News Letter, University of Zurich.

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PhD dissertation of Giorgio Mirone


BigDataFinance Early stage Researcher Giorgio Mirone defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Measurement, assessment and forecast of integrated variance” on Friday 23 November 2018. Giorgio Mirone has been enrolled in the PhD programme in Economics and Business Economics. Professor Kim Christensen has been his supervisor and Professor Asger Lunde has been his co-supervisor. The dissertation can […]

Big Data Finance: PhD Thesis in Three Minutes


BigDataFinance Early Stage Research Vladimir Petrov, based at University of Zürich, has made a video to introduce his research topic “High Frequency Trading Risk Management Tools Based on Scaling Law” and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme.

Volatility seasonality of Bitcoin prices


“Learning properties of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and confronting them to the features of traditional markets we contribute to the world where “finance” is a synonym of “democracy”.” BigDataFinance Early Stage Reasearch Vladimir Petrov, based at Univeristy of Zürich, and Anton Golub, Co-founder and Chief Science Officer at Lykke Corp, discuss Bitcoin’s seasonal volatility in their article […]

BigDataFinance protagonist at the 6th Lindau Meeting in Economic Sciences


ESR Chiara Perillo from University of Zurich shared the stage with Nobel Prize Laureates Prescott, Diamond and Sims joining the panel discussion on new conditions for monetary and fiscal policy at the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences by Sari Törmälä On 23-26 August 2017, the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences took place in […]

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 […]