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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, ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Emily Blackwell August 15, 2022 - Transferring early disease detection classifiers for wearables on companion animals Axel Montout, Andrew Dowsey, Tilo Burghardt, Ranjeet Bhamber, Melanie Hezzell and Emily Blackwell Introduction Sensor-based health monitoring has been growing in popularity as it can provide insight into the wearer’s health in a practical and inexpensive way. Accelerometer-based sensors are a popular choice and have ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Dr Zahraa Abdallah August 15, 2022 - Investigating biomarkers associated with Alzheimer's Disease to boost multi-modality approach for early diagnosis Introduction Alzheimer's disease is a brain disorder that gradually destroys memory and thinking skills, as well as the ability to perform the most basic tasks. Most people with the disease, those with late-onset symptoms, experience symptoms in their mid-60s. Early-onset Alzheimer's disease ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2021: Dr Denize Atan August 3, 2022 - Non-invasive imaging of the eye to predict Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is an increasing global health burden but despite intense research efforts, drug trials have shown little evidence of success. Thankfully, there is now exciting evidence that specialist imaging techniques like optical coherence tomography (OCT) can identify individuals at high risk of developing AD. ...
JGI Seed Corn Funding Project Blog 2022: Brunel’s Networks – Interactive August 1, 2022 - Brunel’s Networks – Interactive Maria Pregnolato, Lecturer in Infrastructure Resilience, University of Bristol James Boyd, Head of Research, Brunel Institute/SS Great Britain Trust Christopher Woods, Head of Research Software Engineering, Advanced Computing Research Centre, University of Bristol Brunel’s Networks – Interactive has created a physical real-world exhibit of the online network graphing project Brunel’s Networks. ...
JGI Student Experience Profiles: Richard Lane  July 25, 2022 - JGI Student Experience Profiles: Richard Lane (Ask-JGI Data Science Support 2021-22) I'm very glad I applied to Ask-JGI; I wanted to get some broader experience with data science than my studies offered and to solve some problems that I wouldn't ordinarily come across. I found that not only was I exposed to diverse and interesting areas ...
JGI Student Experience Profiles: Maciej Glowacki July 19, 2022 - JGI Student Experience Profiles: Maciej Glowacki (Ask-JGI Data Science Support 2021-22) What made you decide to apply to join the Ask-JGI team?  Applying to be a part of the Ask-JGI team was an easy choice. Even though I wasn’t actively searching, I always wanted to be a part of a more diverse data science community. ...
Ask JGI Student Experience Profiles: Richard Pyle  July 19, 2022 - JGI Student Experience Profiles: Richard Pyle (Ask-JGI Data Science Support 2021-22) My time with Ask-JGI over the past year has given me so much more than I could have expected. From advising on data visualisation for Russian Hip Hop, to deep learning for rainfall prediction, events organisation, and even possible collaboration on a funded research project. ...