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An Interview with JGI Intern, Debby Olowu November 29, 2022 - An Interview with JGI Intern, Debby Olowu Hi, my name is Debby. Currently, I am a 3rd-year Psychology with Innovation student at the University of Bristol. Earlier this year, for one of my Innovation modules, I was required to complete and write about an internship I took part in. I was privileged that the Jean ...
Turing Interest Groups – New groups launched November 7, 2022 - Turing Interest Groups – New groups launched The Alan Turing Institute is pleased to announce that nine new Interest Groups have been launched in October 2022. Interest Groups aim to promote research collaboration, share knowledge, and communicate emerging scientific concepts to the wider Institute and beyond, around a shared area of interest in data science ...
Secret Life of Data Competition November 2, 2022 - The Jean Golding Institute’s Secret Life of Data Competition and Awards Ceremony When we think about the security of data on our phones and computers, we might think about passwords and permissions, or about data encryption – but we rarely think about what our data looks like, or what it does as it moves around ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Michael Rumbelow and Alf Coles October 19, 2022 - JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Michael Rumbelow and Alf Coles Introduction This seed corn project aimed to explore and extend uses of AI-generated data in an educational context. We have worked on an AI-based app to recognise, gather data on and respond to children’s arrangements of wooden blocks in mathematical block play. The ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Conor Houghton October 17, 2022 - Bayesian methods in Neuroscience - Conor Houghton For the last century science has relied on a statistical framework based on hypothesis testing and frequentist inference. Despite its convenience in simple contexts this approach has proved to be intricate, obtuse and sometimes misleading when applied to more difficult problems, particularly problems with the sort of large, ...
Development through Data Science for Somaliland September 6, 2022 - Somaliland is self-declared independent from Somalia: it has been autonomous since 1991 but is internationally unrecognised. It is democratic and has among the highest levels of poverty in the world. Somaliland’s government and industry have recognised that ICT is a great opportunity for sustainable economic development. Somaliland has all key attributes to develop in this ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Lucy Biddle August 24, 2022 - Can sharing app data facilitate communication between young people and their mental health practitioner? Bridget Ellis, Lucy Biddle, Helen Bould, Jon Bird Mental health problems are increasing among young people, who have the highest prevalence of mental health problems among all age groups [1]. Despite the adverse outcomes that result from this, young people access ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Dr Josh Hoole August 17, 2022 - Exploiting Data to Support UK Search and Rescue Dr Josh Hoole, Dr Oliver Andrews, Dr Steve Bullock Introduction Various UK organisations provide 24/7 Search and Rescue (SAR) capability year-round across land, sea and air. Data analytics provides a key route to supporting SAR operations and aerospace system design in the future. Aims of the Project ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Roberta Bernardi August 15, 2022 - Medfluencers: how medical experts influence discourse about practices against COVID-19 on Twitter Introduction This project aims to investigate the role of medical experts on Twitter in influencing public health discourse and practice in the fight against COVID-19. Aims of the Project The project focuses on medical experts as the driving force of Network of Practices (NoPs) on social ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Benjamin Folit-Weinberg August 15, 2022 - Mapping the linguistic topography of Sophocles’ plays: what Natural Language Processing can teach us about Sophoclean drama Benjamin Folit-Weinberg, A.G. Leventis Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Institute for Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition & Department of Classics & Ancient History, University of Bristol) and Justus Schollmeyer, Data Scientist & Programmer Scholars have long recognized that Sophocles, ...