Training the next generation: the Turing welcomes its first doctoral students

This month we welcomed our first ever doctoral students to the Institute. More than 35 students, who are either undertaking a full doctorate at the Turing or taking an ‘enrichment’ year in a mid-point during their PhD, are conducting research across a broad range of academic disciplines central to data science, ranging from machine learning,… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute responds to Commons Science and Technology Committee report on Robotics and AI

The Alan Turing Institute welcomes the publication of the Science and Technology Committee report on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. Advances in AI, and the machine learning technologies which underpin it, are essential components to the success of the emerging field of data science. In such a fast-changing environment, it is essential that the social, ethical… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute’s new organisational structure

As we begin our first academic year, the Board of Trustees for The Alan Turing Institute has introduced a new organisational structure to reflect the move from our start-up phase to full operations. A new CEO Sir Alan Wilson FBA, FRS will join the Institute as CEO. The role of CEO has been created in… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute’s data science research to be boosted with $5M of Microsoft cloud computing credits

The Alan Turing Institute has been awarded $5 million worth of Microsoft Azure cloud computing credits to support its research into data science. Researchers at The Alan Turing Institute will use the Azure cloud computing platform to undertake computer-intensive activities such as data analytics at scale, machine learning and data visualization. “More than 100 research… Read more