Award-winning STEM champion Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE; climate scientist and deputy head of the Polar Oceans Team at the British Antarctic Survey, Dr Emily Shuckburgh, and world-leading AI scientist and author Professor Stuart Russell will each share their unique perspectives on our rapidly changing world.

The public-facing lectures share the theme of ‘AI for Everyone’:

Anne-Marie Imafidon


Stuart Russell


Emily Shuckburgh

Wednesday 26 February
AI & The Future of Work
Anne-Marie Imafidon


Tuesday 24 March
Provably Beneficial AI
Stuart Russell


Wednesday 22 April
Earth Day
Emily Shuckburgh

The Turing Lectures enable The Alan Turing Institute to shape the public conversation on data science and AI, with influential opinion formers educating and entertaining the public.

Professor Sir Adrian Smith, Chief Executive and Director of the Institute, said, “I’m delighted that The Turing Lecture series continues to attract a diverse range of renowned speakers. Anne-Marie, Stuart and Emily will each bring clarity and insight to some of the most pertinent challenges facing our world today.”

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About the Turing Lectures

The Turing Lectures from The Alan Turing Institute have featured leading scientist, Google Deepmind’s, Nando de Freitas; computer scientist, academic and social entrepreneur Sue Black OBE; Buzzfeed News Editor, Craig Silverman, and most recently mathematician, author and broadcaster, Hannah Fry.  With packed audiences informed on subjects ranging from AI-driven revolution healthcare, the ethical conundrums of the information age, AI’s effect on economics, cyber-security, the opportunity of the digital humanities, and the promise of wearable tech.