Turing partners with Cog X London 2017 to explore the impact of AI across sectors

Last week, the Turing headed to Cog X London 2017, the world’s first innovation exchange and awards conference hosted over two-days to explore the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on business, society and government.  The aim was to convene thought leaders from education, cyber security, government, and more in one place to discuss how we can… Read more

Institute response to the Royal Society and British Academy Data Governance report

Alan Wilson, CEO of The Alan Turing Institute, responds to the Data management and use – Governance in the 21st century report: “We are delighted to have contributed to this important report published today by the Royal Society and British Academy. It is essential that we determine how to manage the use of data across science,… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute advances its strategic partnership with the UK Government defence and security community

In 2015 The Alan Turing Institute announced its agreement to collaborate with GCHQ and the wider UK defence and security community on data science research. Following a year of knowledge exchange and scoping activities, the Institute has launched its partnership with GCHQ and embarked on strategic relationships with the Ministry of Defence and two associated… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute and G-Research launch a series of data science events

The Alan Turing Institute has collaborated with G-Research, a leading quantitative research and technology company, to launch a lecture series on the subject of data science, its theories and its applications. Researchers from the Institute will deliver six technical talks on their research and ideas – ranging from machine learning and statistical methods to new ways to… Read more

Data Study Group: an industry partner perspective

Three months ago The Alan Turing Institute asked Siemens to take part in a Data Study Group, to identify a complex business challenge that could be interrogated, analysed and re-configured by some of the country’s greatest talent in data science, analytics and mathematics. Siemens Global Centre of Competence Cities worked with the Turing and internal… Read more

How can we design fair, transparent, and accountable AI and robotics?

The proliferation of AI and robotics is increasing in both the private and the public sectors. Due to the wide-ranging applications of algorithmic technologies we must ensure fair, transparent and accountable autonomous systems. In a new paper published in Science Robotics, Turing and Oxford researchers Sandra Wachter, Brent Mittelstadt and Luciano Floridi outline their arguments… Read more

Data Study Group: A researcher’s perspective

In May, The Alan Turing Institute hosted a week-long Data Study Group event organised by Turing Fellow Sebastian Vollmer: an opportunity for academics to work on data science challenges posed by industry. As a Turing Doctoral Student, this was my second time taking part in a data study group, and on this occasion, I was a facilitator… Read more