22nd November 2017

Turing response to the 2017 budget

We welcome the Government’s commitment to emerging tech in today’s budget, specifically the investment of over £75m to take forward key recommendations of the independent review on AI, new AI fellowships and PhD researchers, and a new Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation to ensure and enable ethical innovation in AI and data-driven technologies. At… Read more

21st November 2017

Four universities to join The Alan Turing Institute

We are delighted to announce that four universities – Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Queen Mary University of London – are set to join the Institute as university partners. They will join our founding universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, Warwick and UCL and will work with our growing network of partners in industry and government to… Read more

9th November 2017

What do assessing the urgency of patients at A&E, predicting steel quality, and reducing traffic fumes have in common?

The answer is that they are all challenges which have been worked on in a Turing Data Study Group: week-long events bringing together early career researchers with real-world data science problems. You have until 19 November to apply for the Turing’s fourth Data Study Group which will take place 11 to 15 December 2017, and… Read more

3rd November 2017

Why we should all be interested in artificial intelligence

How is AI likely to develop over the next 5, 10 and 20 years? How can data be managed and safeguarded to ensure it contributes to the public good and a well-functioning economy? Turing researchers recently made a written submission in which they answered key questions like these from the House of Lords inquiry into… Read more

31st October 2017

Patrick Wolfe is made an Honorary Fellow of The Alan Turing Institute

Patrick Wolfe, the Frederick L. Hovde Dean of Science and the William F. and Patty J. Miller Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute in recognition of his services to the Institute. Professor Wolfe served as the Institute’s Deputy Director during its start-up phase. During this period… Read more