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Dr Sophie Cowie

Academic Mentor/Lecturer (E&S)


About Me:

Starting out as a reseach meteorologist I moved into Data Science in 2016. After a couple of stints in industry working for start-ups, I returned to academia to do a postdoc at the University of Exeter. Working with Hywel Williams I looked at how we can use "social sensing" to determine hayfever levels in the UK using twitter as a proxy for pollen observations. Around this time I also trained as a counsellor and began working part-time in the NHS. Now I combine these skills and experience to support Degree Apprenticeship students on the Level 7 Research Scientist/ MSc Data Science as an Academic Mentor/Lecturer.