Industry Challenges Tackled by Turing Data Study Groups

Last week, The Alan Turing Institute hosted a week-long data study workshop bringing together researchers and industry to work on complex data science problems posed by six major companies: Airbus, National Grid, Siemens, Shell, Sygenta and Tata Steel. The event, sponsored by Lloyd’s Register Foundation, offered 65 researchers gathered from 12 universities the opportunity to… Read more

Uber acquires AI start-up co-founded by Turing Fellow

We are delighted to congratulate Zoubin Ghahramani, Faculty Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute and Professor of Information Engineering at the University of Cambridge, on the news that his AI start-up has been acquired by tech giant Uber as their new research arm. Zoubin and Gary Marcus, of New York University, founded Geometric Intelligence, an artificial intelligence… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute and ONS commit to shared vision for data science research and innovation

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and The Alan Turing Institute have formally established a working collaboration in the field of data science. Institute Director Professor Andrew Blake and National Statistician John Pullinger signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Turing headquarters in London today, signalling their shared commitment to creating global impact in data… Read more

What is data science?

Data science has emerged in response to the growing need to make sense of the billions of gigabytes of data generated globally every day, and their powerful impact on our society, economy and way of life. But what exactly is it? To mark one year since our launch as the national centre for data science,… Read more