Distributed ledger for engineered systems: hype or hope?

A new report published by The Alan Turing Institute and Lloyd’s Register Foundation identifies significant potential for engineers to use distributed ledger/blockchain technology to improve safety However, understanding of this new technology remains a major issue and increased education is needed in order to see it have impact in the engineering sector Distributed ledger technology-often… Read more

Turing researchers lead data-centric engineering session at Royal Statistical Society Annual Conference

On Tuesday 5 September, Turing researchers led a session on ‘Grand challenges in data-centric engineering’at the Royal Statistical Society Annual Conference, held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The session, supported by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Alan Turing Institute, presented fundamental research and ground-breaking innovation in the applications of data science to… Read more

What is the future of data in public life?

From Brexit and Trump, to elections and fake news, the last year has seen an extraordinary rise in discussion and debate around the role of data, and data-driven technologies, in public life. On 19 September the British Library and The Alan Turing Institute will bring together a panel – comprising experts in data journalism, data… Read more

Apply now: call for research proposals in cardiovascular data science

The British Heart Foundation and The Alan Turing Institute have launched a joint funding call aimed at generating data science solutions to key cardiovascular problems. Proposals are invited from multi-disciplinary teams for small (≤£50,000) or medium scale (£50,000-£150,000) projects which demonstrate collaboration between one or more data scientists and cardiovascular investigators. Proposals should be co-led… Read more