What does AI mean for the Turing?

From the recent House of Lords AI report to the government AI Sector Deal yesterday, it’s been a busy time for artificial intelligence. We ask our Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence, Adrian Weller, to tell us more about what AI means to him and his vision for the Turing’s programme of research. Artificial intelligence (AI)… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute signs a new collaboration with Rolls-Royce alongside the government sector deal for artificial intelligence

The government sector deal for artificial intelligence (AI), announced today as part of the Industrial Strategy, outlines an ambitious vision for growing the AI and data economy for the benefit of the UK. We are delighted that the Institute is recognised in the following sector deal commitments: hosting prestigious Turing Fellowships in AI, to keep… Read more

Bridging big data and engineering: The Turing’s Mark Girolami appointed Lloyd’s Register Foundation / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair

Professor Mark Girolami FRSE has been appointed Lloyd’s Register Foundation / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Data Centric Engineering and will lead a five-year project to explore how big data can be incorporated into engineering practice, including the development of new data-centric techniques to monitor the safety of physical structures that will be… Read more

Turing response to the House of Lords AI report

We welcome the House of Lords committee report published today, AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?. The report puts an ethical approach to artificial intelligence at the centre of its recommendations and outlines a convincing roadmap for how we can steer research, innovation and regulation in a way that delivers economic benefits, while… Read more

The universities of Bristol and Southampton to join The Alan Turing Institute

We are delighted to announce that the University of Bristol and the University of Southampton are set to join The Alan Turing Institute. They are the latest to join a growing network of university partners in the Institute: since November 2017 six universities (Birmingham, Exeter, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Queen Mary University of London) have… Read more

Ten Rutherford Visiting Fellows arrive at the Turing from outside the UK, bringing international talent and fostering global collaboration

Ten international fellows have joined The Alan Turing Institute as part of the government’s Rutherford Fellowship scheme that brings highly skilled researchers to the UK. The Rutherford Visiting Fellowships are supported by the Rutherford Fund which aims to help maintain the UK’s position as a world leader in science and research by attracting highly skilled researchers… Read more

Researchers working on the world’s largest 3D-printed steel bridge celebrate another landmark

Since last summer researchers from The Alan Turing Institute-Lloyd’s Register Foundation programme in data-centric engineering have collaborated with MX3D, an Amsterdam-based start-up, on plans to design, build and install the world’s largest 3D printed structure – an 12 metre-long bridge – across a canal in Amsterdam. This week the project has reached a major milestone… Read more