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17th January 2017

The Alan Turing Institute Data Ethics Group

We are delighted to announce the membership of The Alan Turing Institute’s Data Ethics Group. Made up of academics specialising in ethics, social science, law, policy-making, and big data and algorithms, the group will be responsible for driving the Institute’s research agenda in data ethics, and working across the organisation to provide advice and guidance… Read more

10th January 2017

New research led by a Turing Fellow predicts when consumers are willing to try new products

A new model to predict when people are most likely to try different products has been developed by a team of scientists at UCL including Turing Faculty Fellow, Professor Brad Love and dunnhumby, a customer science company. The research, published today in the inaugural issue of Nature Human Behaviour, could help to direct public health… Read more

22nd December 2016

Industry Challenges Tackled by Turing Data Study Groups

Last week, The Alan Turing Institute hosted a week-long data study workshop bringing together researchers and industry to work on complex data science problems posed by six major companies: Airbus, National Grid, Siemens, Shell, Sygenta and Tata Steel. The event, sponsored by Lloyd’s Register Foundation, offered 65 researchers gathered from 12 universities the opportunity to… Read more

7th December 2016

Uber acquires AI start-up co-founded by Turing Fellow

We are delighted to congratulate Zoubin Ghahramani, Faculty Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute and Professor of Information Engineering at the University of Cambridge, on the news that his AI start-up has been acquired by tech giant Uber as their new research arm. Zoubin and Gary Marcus, of New York University, founded Geometric Intelligence, an artificial intelligence… Read more

5th December 2016

The Alan Turing Institute and ONS commit to shared vision for data science research and innovation

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and The Alan Turing Institute have formally established a working collaboration in the field of data science. Institute Director Professor Andrew Blake and National Statistician John Pullinger signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Turing headquarters in London today, signalling their shared commitment to creating global impact in data… Read more

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