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Anya Skatova and Claire Haworth announced as Fellows of The Alan Turing Institute

Anya Skatova

Claire Haworth

Press release issued: 1 November 2018

The School of Psychological Science is delighted to announce that two of its academics have been announced as Fellows of The Alan Turing Institute, along with 28 other academics from the University of Bristol. Congratulations to both Anya Skatova and Claire Haworth!

Anya and Claire have been awarded the Fellowship as part of the university partnership with the Turing. Fellowships span many fields including key Turing interests in urban analytics, defence and health. The Bristol Turing Fellows join a prestigious group of 400 researchers from across the Turing partnership comprising thirteen leading UK universities working together to push the boundaries of data science and artificial intelligence for the public good.

Turing Fellows are scholars with proven research excellence in data science, artificial intelligence or a related field, whose research would be significantly enhanced through active involvement with the Turing network of universities and partners.

The fellowships will begin on the 1 November for two years and will provide an opportunity for collaboration, engagement with industrial partners, Government and the third sector.

Professor Nishan Canagarajah, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research at the University of Bristol, said: “We would like to congratulate our academics who have received these prestigious fellowships. Their work will provide breakthroughs in a variety of disciplines supporting the mission and aspirations of the Institute and the University.”

Professor Kate Robson Brown, Director of the Jean Golding Institute and Turing University Lead, added: “Each of these new Alan Turing Institute fellowships celebrates the excellent achievements and vision of individual researchers. Together they represent the beginning of an exciting chapter for data science, AI, and data intensive research at Bristol, providing a new opportunity for collaboration to address challenges facing society, science and the economy.”

The University of Bristol Turing Fellows are drawn from a wide range of expertise; a list of Turing Fellows and projects is available on the Jean Golding Institute and Turing Institute websites.

A big congratulations to Anya and Claire on this fantastic news! 


Further information

Please visit the Jean Golding Institute for more information about the University’s involvement with the Alan Turing Institute.

The Alan Turing Institute

The Alan Turing Institute is named in honour of Alan Turing, whose pioneering work in theoretical and applied mathematics, engineering and computing is considered to have laid the foundations for modern day data science and artificial intelligence.

The Institute’s goals are to undertake world-class research in data science and artificial intelligence, apply its research to real-world problems, drive economic impact and societal good, lead the training of a new generation of scientists and shape the public conversation around data.

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