Julie Maxton and Wendy Tan White join The Alan Turing Institute Board of Trustees

We are delighted to welcome Dr Julie Maxton, Executive Director of the Royal Society, and Wendy Tan White, General Partner at Entrepreneur First to The Alan Turing Institute’s Board of Trustees. Dr Julie Maxton took up her position as  Executive Director of the Royal Society in 2011 and is the first woman in 350 years… Read more

Bitcoin and Beyond: The Alan Turing Institute Cryptocurrencies Workshop

    “Cryptocurrencies” refer to techniques for purely digital currencies. The most famous of these is Bitcoin, but since its creation numerous other currencies have also been created, relying on the underlying Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to create a publicly verifiable list of transactions: the blockchain. In response to the growing interest in cryptocurrencies from the… Read more

Published today: new research into the ethical impact of data science

New research into the ethical impact of data science reveals  complex challenges which need to be addressed in order to enable data science innovation to flourish The findings are generated by a workshop held at The Alan Turing Institute in order to scope its research agenda Data science provides huge opportunities to improve public and private life,… Read more

David Pym appointed UCL’s University Liaison Director at The Alan Turing Institute

David Pym, Professor of Information, Logic, and Security, and Head of the Programming Principles, Logic and Verification Research Group at UCL Computer Science, has been appointed UCL’s University Liaison Director with The Alan Turing Institute, succeeding Professor Sofia Olhede (UCL Statistical Science). Professor Pym said, “The Alan Turing Institute represents not only a major development of the… Read more