The Alan Turing Institute is delighted to welcome an enthusiastic new cohort of enrichment students in disciplines ranging from environmental design, engineering and geosciences to security and crime science. There are 75 new Enrichment students joining the Institute for the academic year 2021/2022 from 22 academic institutions across the UK.
This year’s scheme offers students the chance to undertake a 3, 6, 9 or 12-month placement at the Institute’s premises or at one of the two new locations – The Jean Golding Institute at the University of Bristol and the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) at the University of Leeds.
For the first time, Enrichment students can engage remotely prior to their placement start date, in order to provide them with more time to connect and collaborate with the Turing.
Meeting other researchers excites Isabella Deutsch, a mathematics student from the University of Edinburgh about the scheme who says “What I’m looking forward to the most? That's simple: the people. I am eager to get to know the other Enrichment students, to work with world-leading researchers, and to contribute to the extraordinary, interdisciplinary network the Turing is building.”
Rebecca Green, who joins us from King’s College London, is also looking forward to the prospect of interacting with researchers from other disciplines, saying that "during my Enrichment scheme placement, I hope to gain new perspectives on my PhD project by interacting with researchers in other disciplines and sharing expertise. I'm particularly excited to contribute to the great projects at the Turing, such as The Turing Way, and to enrich my work with available courses and networking opportunities."
Giuseppe Degan Di, from the University of Bristol, is excited to join the Institute so he can grow ‘with the next generation of data enthusiasts.’
Zhuo Sun, a PhD Student in Statistical Science at UCL, says “The Enrichment programme provides us a great opportunity to know fellow students and world-renowned experts from a diverse range of research topics. Both sincere friendships and outstanding research can be established during such an amazing programme. There is no doubt that this experience will benefit my research profoundly.”
This year’s cohort join us from: University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Exeter, University of Glasgow, University of Hertfordshire, Imperial College London, King’s College London, London School of Economics, University of Nottingham, University of Manchester, Newcastle University, University of Oxford, Royal Holloway University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Leeds, University of Southampton, University of Warwick, UCL, City, University of London and University College Dublin.