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4th August 2015
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Professor Andrew Blake to be the first Institute Director of The Alan Turing Institute

The Board of The Alan Turing Institute is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Blake has agreed to become the first Institute Director. He is expected to begin a 5-year appointment in October.

4th August 2015
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The Lloyd’s Register Foundation becomes The Alan Turing Institute’s first Strategic Partner

The Boards of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) and of The Alan Turing Institute announce that LRF has approved (subject to contract) the award to the Institute of a research grant totalling £10 million over the next five years. The purpose of the grant is both to further the Institute’s core mission of data science… Read more

4th August 2015
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The Alan Turing Institute to work with GCHQ on Open Access and Commercial Data-analysis

The Alan Turing Institute and GCHQ have agreed in principle to work together with the wider national security community for the benefit of data science and analytics research in the UK. Both institutions have a mission to inform policy, propagate best practice and catalyse the next generation of ideas and methods for the use of… Read more

4th August 2015
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The Alan Turing Institute is to collaborate with Cray Inc. and the EPSRC to exploit a Next Generation Analytics Capability on the UK’s Largest Supercomputer for Scientific Research, ARCHER

The Alan Turing Institute, Cray Inc., and the EPSRC today announce a collaboration that will provide a next generation big data analytics capability to the UK’s data sciences community.  As part of this collaboration, EPSRC’s ARCHER supercomputer, based at the University of Edinburgh and currently the largest supercomputer for scientific research in the UK, will… Read more

3rd June 2015
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Howard Covington announced as Chair of The Alan Turing Institute

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) today announced the appointment of Howard Covington as the Chair of The Alan Turing Institute. Minister for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson said: “Howard proves an ideal fit as Chair of The Alan Turing Institute. He brings to the table an extensive knowledge of business and finance… Read more