The Alan Turing Institute Announces its Faculty Fellows

The Alan Turing Institute and its five partner universities have announced a list of inaugural Faculty Fellows.

The Fellows are faculty staff in data science who will be spending a significant amount of time engaging with institute activities. By drawing upon the combined expertise of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, UCL and Warwick a unique range of skills and backgrounds are represented, ranging from branches of the Computational, Mathematical and Social Sciences. Read More >

Professor Andrew Blake named as BCS Lovelace Medal Winner 2016


Professor Andrew Blake has been named as the recipient of the 2016 BCS Lovelace Medal, the top award in computing in the UK, awarded by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The award is presented annually to individuals who, in the opinion of BCS, have made a significant contribution to the advancement of Information Systems. Read More >

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The Alan Turing Institute YouTube Channel

The Alan Turing Institute has launched an official YouTube channel. The channel will host all future video content, including the 2016 Turing Lectures - several of which are already live and ready to watch (see below).

Visit the channel HERE and subscribe to keep up with all future video content from the institute.

Professor Stéphane Mallat – Ecole Polytechnique
"High-Dimensional Learning and Deep Neural Networks"

Professor Mark Newman – University of Michigan
"Epidemics, Erdos numbers, and the Internet: The Form and Function of Networks"

Professor Gareth Roberts – University of Warwick
"New challenges in Computational Statistics"

Professor Bin Yu – University of California, Berkeley
"Unveiling the Mysteries in Spatial Gene Expression"

Professor Luciano Floridi  Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
"Ethics in the Age of Information"

Professor Helen Margetts  Director, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
"The Data Science of Politics"
Upcoming Events 2016

Turing Lectures

13-Apr:  Industrial and Commercial
27-Apr:  Computer Science


6&7-Apr: Reproducibility for Data-Intensive Research


15&16-Sept: Data for Policy Conference
Research Assistant in Data Ethics
The Research Assistant (RA) will support research activities in data ethics developed at the ATI, not only to ensure the development of ethically-sound data science, but also to raise awareness of its importance and foster its appreciation within the Institute and its JV members Read More >
2016 Doctoral Studentships
The Alan Turing Institute is seeking exceptional candidates for doctoral studentships, starting in October 2016. Read More >
The Alan Turing Institute is the UK's National Institute for Data Science

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