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Warwick selected as one of the founding members of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science

The Department of Statistics at Warwick led a team of academics from the Mathematics Institute and the Departments of Computer Science and Statistics in bidding to be founding partners in establishing the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science in the UK. The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has announced that five universities were selected to lead the Alan Turing Institute, one of which is Warwick. The four other universities are Oxford, Cambridge, UCL and Edinburgh. Warwick’s pivotal role in the Alan Turing Institute will be led by Professor Mark Girolami from the Department of Statistics.

Data Science has been an integral part of Warwick’s vision for the Mathematical Sciences. Warwick is home to the Warwick Data Science Institute and an undergraduate degree programme in Data Science, both the first of their kind in the UK.

Detailed press announcements can be found at the University of Warwick’s main site, the Business Information Portal, and EPSRC.

The Alan Turing Institute will be physically located in London’s new Knowledge Quarter.

Fri 30 Jan 2015, 13:45 | Tags: Dept, CRiSM, Students, Science, WDSI, EPSRC, Faculty of Science