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14th December 2017
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Turing response to National Infrastructure Commission report: Data for the public good

Today the National Infrastructure Commission published the report: Data for the public good, which looks at how AI and other new technologies could transform the UK’s infrastructure and recommends The Alan Turing Institute’s involvement. In response to the report’s publication Sir Alan Wilson, Turing CEO said: “There is a new utility, so crucial to the… Read more

8th December 2017
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Turing at NIPS 2017

Researchers in AI and data science from around the globe headed to Long Beach, California this week to attend NIPS 2017, one of the world’s biggest annual conferences for machine learning. This year’s NIPS (which stands for ‘neural information processing systems’) received a record-breaking number of submissions, and so we were delighted to see a… Read more

6th December 2017
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A new Managing Director for Innovation for the Turing

We are delighted to announce that The Alan Turing Institute has appointed Christine Foster as Managing Director for Innovation. Christine will be responsible for driving forward the Turing’s goal to translate its data science and artificial intelligence research into real-world impact. She will forge connections between the Turing’s science activities and industry, public sector and… Read more

27th November 2017
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Turing welcomes new role as national research centre for AI and support for additional Fellows in Government’s Industrial Strategy

We are delighted that the Government has today announced its commitment to enabling AI Fellows to join the Turing.  The government announcement also enacts the recommendation in Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti’s report that the Turing becomes the national research centre for artificial intelligence, adding to the data science mission we were created with…. Read more

23rd November 2017
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Turing CEO Alan Wilson awarded honorary membership of the Operational Research Society

Sir Alan Wilson, CEO of The Alan Turing Institute, has been awarded a lifetime honorary membership to the Operational Research Society during its annual Blackett Memorial Lecture held at IET London today. The award recognises his more than 50 years research and leadership related to operational research (OR), which is the science of making better… Read more