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

Patrick Wolfe is made an Honorary Fellow of The Alan Turing Institute

Patrick Wolfe, the Frederick L. Hovde Dean of Science and the William F. and Patty J. Miller Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute in recognition of his services to the Institute. Professor Wolfe served as the Institute’s Deputy Director during its start-up phase. During this period… Read more

How Microsoft is empowering Turing researchers to achieve more

At the Turing we are kicking off our second year of research. Our numbers are growing, with a second intake of PhD students, Turing Fellows and visiting researchers joining us this month, and we are set to grow further as we launch our third recruitment call inviting students from around the world to apply for… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute to expand its university network

The Alan Turing Institute was created by government in 2015 as a new national centre for data science research. Five universities (Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick and UCL) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council were selected as founder members. Since launch there has been strong demand from the university sector and industry to work… Read more

The Alan Turing Institute and Accenture launch a new alliance to combat fraud and money laundering

The Alan Turing Institute and Accenture have announced that they will work together to develop next generation artificial intelligence and data science tools, with the first in a series of projects to look at the security challenges faced by large business and government organisations. The initial focus will be devising new data-driven techniques that utilise… Read more

AI: Where Science meets Science Fiction

On Monday 6 November The Alan Turing Institute and the British Library host a data debate exploring the blurred lines between science and science fiction Featuring journalist and author Laurie Penny, internet pioneer Jon Crowcroft, curator Patrick Gyger, expert in robotics and AI Kathleen Richardson and philosopher and ethicist of new technologies, Blay Whitby Chaired by… Read more