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Prof. David Firth confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Statistical Society

Professor David Firth has been confirmed as the next Royal Statistical Society (RSS) President after Professor Sylvia Richardson’s term of office comes to a close at the end of 2022.

Fri 27 Aug 2021, 12:01 | Tags: Statistics, Sciences

Research Software Engineer’s project to create more sustainable research software

An EPSRC Research Software Engineer Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Heather Turner, from the Department of Statistics at the University of Warwick, in which she will establish the role of Research Software Engineers in creating more sustainable and inclusive large-scale software projects.

Fri 30 Apr 2021, 07:55 | Tags: Statistics, Sciences

Data Science for Social Good Programme helps Ofsted and World Bank

Data Science for Social Good (DSSGxUK) is a summer programme that has been hosted by the University of Warwick and The Alan Turing Institute for the last two years, and will this summer, 2021, be delivered by University of Warwick in collaboration with Ludwig Maximillian University (Munich) under the DSSGx UK chapter of the DSSG Foundation.

World class AI-research to be done by Warwick academics

Three academics at the University of Warwick have been awarded Turing AI Acceleration Fellowships, in which they will develop novel AI techniques, which could have wide-ranging impact, for example through developing digital twins that can aid us in modelling and understanding air pollution and teaching robots how to collaborate amongst themselves and the world.

Fri 27 Nov 2020, 10:12 | Tags: Computer Science, robots, Statistics, IDH, robotics, WMG, AI, Sciences

A new method for directed networks could help multiple levels of Science

In the paper, ‘How directed is a directed network?’, published today, the 9th September in the journal Royal Society Open Science, researchers from the University of Warwick and the University of Birmingham reveal a new method for analysing hierarchies in complex networks and illustrate it by applications to economics, language and gene expression.

Wed 09 Sep 2020, 09:17 | Tags: Statistics, Mathematics, Mathematics Institute, Sciences

Fifty new planets confirmed in machine learning first

Fifty potential planets have had their existence confirmed by a new machine learning algorithm developed by University of Warwick scientists.

Tue 25 Aug 2020, 09:43 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, Statistics, AI, planet, Sciences

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