Bristol data science seminars 2020 / 2021

The latest research in data science - a seminar series

The Jean Golding Institute has teamed up with the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research to showcase the latest research in Data Science - methodology with roots in Mathematics and Computer Science with important applied implications.

Our seminar series features a range of internationally regarded high-profile speakers on topics that will be relevant to a broad audience. 

Seminar schedule 2021 & Recordings

Date Time Title Speaker
  Recording: Robust Representation Learning Taylan Cemgil, Deep Mind
    A picture is worth a thousand words. But what does it say?  Merve Alanyali, Liverpool Victoria
  Recording: Detecting Local and Global Changes in Terrorism Incidence and the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic Dr Sam Tickle, University of Bristol
  Recording: The Interface of Reinforcement Learning and Planning Aviv Tamar, Technion – Israel Institute for Technology
    The Disparate Equilibria of Algorithmic Decision Making Lydia Liu, Universityof California, Berkeley

Experimental Design in Testing Times: pandemic yes, panic no

Sheila Bird, University of Edinburgh
  Recording: Research and Engineering of Robust Machine Learning Systems Tom Diethe, Applied Science Manager, Amazon Research

Sparse Stochastic Optimization: From Dual Averaging to Variance Reduction

Lin Xiao, Research Scientist at Facebook AI Research (FAIR), Seattle, Washington US
20 May 2021 11:00-12:00

Extracting and deploying intelligence from text-based patient experience data- An open source project using Python and R

Andreas Soteriades & Milan Wiedemann, Data ScientistNottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

3 June 2021 11:00-12:00

AI Factories – Best Practice in Machine Learning

Detlef Nauck, Head of AI & Data Science Research for BT’s Applied Research Division


Details of all seminars and other JGI events are on the events page

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