1st March 2018

New defence and security projects tackling important problems, from cyber security to civil conflict

The defence and security programme at The Alan Turing Institute is at the cutting edge of data science research, working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Defence, GCHQ, Dstl, and Joint Forces Command. The long-term projects in this programme – understanding conflict in high-risk populations, revolutionising data analytics with AI, and prototyping innovative cloud-based… Read more

23rd February 2018

Apply to test your data science knowledge on real-world challenges at the next Turing Data Study Group hosted by Accenture

We are pleased to announce the challenges for the next Data Study Group, which will take place 16 – 20 April 2018 at Turing HQ in the British Library. We invite data practitioners, senior PhDs, postdocs and other early career researchers to apply. Our Data Study Groups are microcosms of our mission to find data… Read more

8th February 2018

Dr Adrian Weller appointed as Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence at The Alan Turing Institute

We are delighted to announce that Dr Adrian Weller has been appointed Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) at The Alan Turing Institute. Recognising the importance of AI to the UK’s industrial future, in November 2017 Government recommended that the Turing become the national institute for AI, adding this important area of research to our… Read more

1st February 2018

Andrew Blake announces he will step down as Research Director at the Turing

The Turing’s Research Director, Professor Andrew Blake, has announced that he will be stepping down from his role in March 2018 to focus on his research interests in the AI community, in particular autonomous vehicles. Andrew will continue his association with the Turing through an Honorary Fellowship, awarded by the Institute’s Board of Trustees in… Read more

25th January 2018

Turing response to May’s Davos remarks on UK as world leader in AI ethics and innovation

Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the UK prime minister Theresa May outlined her vision to establish the UK as a world leader in artificial intelligence. She released further details about a new Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation and that the UK will join global efforts to help shape governance and applications… Read more