Patrick Wolfe to join the Board of The Alan Turing Institute

We are delighted to announce that Professor Patrick Wolfe will be joining the Alan Turing Institute Board as UCL’s appointed non-executive Director and Trustee. Professor Wolfe holds chairs in statistics and computer science at University College London, where he specialises in the mathematical foundations of data science. A Royal Society Research Fellow and EPSRC Established… Read more

Using data science to crack the code for cystic fibrosis.

The Alan Turing Institute has entered into a partnership with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust to investigate how data could help improve healthcare for people living with the life-limiting condition. Turing Faculty Fellow, Professor Mihaela van der Schaar, plans to investigate how to use machine learning techniques on UK CF Registry data – a secure centralised database holding… Read more

Intel-Turing programme helps to detect cancer cells more accurately in hospital with artificial intelligence

Cancer cells are to be detected and classified more efficiently and accurately, using ground-breaking artificial intelligence – thanks to a new collaboration between the University of Warwick, Intel Corporation, the Alan Turing Institute and University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW). The collaboration is part of The Alan Turing Institute’s strategic partnership with Intel…. Read more

New research explores how to filter out unfairness from machine learning

Businesses and institutions use machine learning techniques to make sensitive decisions and predictions about people, like whether to grant someone a low interest loan, or estimating how likely a person with a criminal conviction may be to reoffend. A team of researchers from the Alan Turing Institute, Matt Kusner, Joshua Loftus, Chris Russell, and Ricardo… Read more

Does the algorithm know best?

We are delighted to announce that The Alan Turing Institute will be partnering with the Royal Statistical Society on an event at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival. The Institute and RSS session will take place on Thursday 8 June 4.45-5.45pm, and will debate how algorithms dominate society, and whether companies and government need to do… Read more

Turing Faculty Fellows awarded prestigious 2017 Adams Prize

Faculty Fellows, Professor Graham Cormode and Professor Richard Samworth from The Alan Turing Institute have been awarded the 2017 Adams Prize for achievements in the field of Statistical Analysis of Big Data by the University of Cambridge. Graham Cormode is a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Warwick and a Turing Faculty Fellow… Read more

World-leading experts in data science appointed to support The Alan Turing Institute

The Alan Turing Institute has announced the membership of its Scientific Advisory Board, an independent group which will provide strategic advice to the Turing’s Board of Trustees and leadership team on its research programme. Made up of a group of experts in academia, industry and government drawn from organisations around the world, the members bring… Read more

Data Centric Engineering at The Royal Statistical Society Conference 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Lloyds’ Register Foundation – Alan Turing Institute programme in Data-Centric Engineering will be presented at the Royal Statistical Society Conference 2017. The conference will be held from 4-7 of September 2017 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, bringing together a wide community of statisticians and data scientists… Read more

Turing researcher recruited as chief scientist at Uber

Warm congratulations to Zoubin Ghahramani on his recent appointment as chief scientist at Uber. Regarded highly worldwide as an artificial intelligence and machine learning expert and global leader in probabilistic modelling and machine learning, Zoubin has been instrumental in setting up The Alan Turing Institute in his role as University Liaison Director for Cambridge over the past… Read more