13th September 2017

Turing researchers lead data-centric engineering session at Royal Statistical Society Annual Conference

On Tuesday 5 September, Turing researchers led a session on ‘Grand challenges in data-centric engineering’at the Royal Statistical Society Annual Conference, held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The session, supported by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Alan Turing Institute, presented fundamental research and ground-breaking innovation in the applications of data science to… Read more

6th September 2017

What is the future of data in public life?

From Brexit and Trump, to elections and fake news, the last year has seen an extraordinary rise in discussion and debate around the role of data, and data-driven technologies, in public life. On 19 September the British Library and The Alan Turing Institute will bring together a panel – comprising experts in data journalism, data… Read more

4th September 2017

Apply now: call for research proposals in cardiovascular data science

The British Heart Foundation and The Alan Turing Institute have launched a joint funding call aimed at generating data science solutions to key cardiovascular problems. Proposals are invited from multi-disciplinary teams for small (≤£50,000) or medium scale (£50,000-£150,000) projects which demonstrate collaboration between one or more data scientists and cardiovascular investigators. Proposals should be co-led… Read more

31st August 2017

A new honorary fellowship scheme for the Turing

The Alan Turing Institute Board of Trustees has introduced an honorary fellowship scheme for the Institute, designed to recognise individuals who have substantially supported the Institute and its goals. Honorary Fellows are expected to have contributed significantly to the promotion of the purposes for which the Institute was founded, usually: as a person of academic… Read more

22nd August 2017

Jonathan Shaw appointed to lead the Turing-HSBC strategic partnership

We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Shaw as the Institute’s newest Programme Director. Jonathan will be leading the Institute’s research programme with HSBC, which aims to advance research into economic data science for the benefit of science, society and the economy. Over the five year strategic partnership announced last year, HSBC will fund scientists at… Read more