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

Turing response to the independent review on artificial intelligence

We welcome the publication of the independent review authored by Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti today, which sets out proposals for how Government could support the growth of artificial intelligence industry. The report contains several significant recommendations, including a proposal that The Alan Turing Institute should become the national institute for artificial intelligence, adding to… Read more

Turing to receive funding for Rutherford Fellowships

We are delighted that support from the Rutherford Fund will enable global talent to join The Alan Turing Institute as Visiting Researchers, as referenced in Science Minister Jo Johnson’s speech at the HEFCE conference this week. The new cohort of Rutherford funded researchers will join a vibrant community of data scientists, mathematicians, statisticians, social scientists,… Read more

Apply for a Turing Doctoral Studentship with access to brilliant minds and tech

Join a world leading cross-disciplinary research community and apply for a studentship to undertake your doctoral research at The Alan Turing Institute. What’s different about studying at the Turing? Our Turing doctoral studentships offer an exceptional opportunity for graduates to undertake a data science focused PhD in a multidisciplinary environment. At the Turing you will… Read more

Professor Frank Kelly joins The Alan Turing Institute Board of Trustees

We are delighted to announce that Professor Frank Kelly has joined The Alan Turing Institute Board as the non-executive Director and Trustee for the University of Cambridge. Frank Kelly is Professor of the Mathematics of Systems at the University of Cambridge and was awarded a CBE for services to mathematical sciences in 2013. His main… Read more