Ed is a senior data scientist at UCL's Centre for Advanced Research Computing, having joined the university's research software development group in July 2021. He specialises in the analysis of sensitive data using the high-performance computing capabilities in the university's trusted research environment.

Previously he worked for the BBC's Visual and Data Journalism team where he merged object-oriented software design principles and data analysis in Python, building publication-ready maps and charts in R, and contributing to the development of interactive projects in Node.js.

Studied software engineering at the Makers Academy and data science at the General Assembly. Ex BBC Politics and UK news desks, and digital pilots team. Get in touch: @edlowther

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