Turing welcomes new role as national research centre for AI and support for additional Fellows in Government’s Industrial Strategy

We are delighted that the Government has today announced its commitment to enabling AI Fellows to join the Turing.  The government announcement also enacts the recommendation in Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti’s report that the Turing becomes the national research centre for artificial intelligence, adding to the data science mission we were created with…. Read more

Turing CEO Alan Wilson awarded honorary membership of the Operational Research Society

Sir Alan Wilson, CEO of The Alan Turing Institute, has been awarded a lifetime honorary membership to the Operational Research Society during its annual Blackett Memorial Lecture held at IET London today. The award recognises his more than 50 years research and leadership related to operational research (OR), which is the science of making better… Read more

Turing response to the 2017 budget

We welcome the Government’s commitment to emerging tech in today’s budget, specifically the investment of over £75m to take forward key recommendations of the independent review on AI, new AI fellowships and PhD researchers, and a new Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation to ensure and enable ethical innovation in AI and data-driven technologies. At… Read more

Four universities to join The Alan Turing Institute

We are delighted to announce that four universities – Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Queen Mary University of London – are set to join the Institute as university partners. They will join our founding universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick and UCL and will work with our growing network of partners in industry and government to… Read more

Why we should all be interested in artificial intelligence

How is AI likely to develop over the next 5, 10 and 20 years? How can data be managed and safeguarded to ensure it contributes to the public good and a well-functioning economy? Turing researchers recently made a written submission in which they answered key questions like these from the House of Lords inquiry into… Read more