Episodes
Large datasets and modern machine learning techniques are fast changing the field of Astrophysics and our understanding of the universe. In this episode, we chat with PhD candidates Tarek Allam and Gordon Yip, whose respective research at University College London’s Department of Physics and Astronomy focuses on the classification of supernova light curves to help constrain theories of Dark Energy and the atmospheric composition of remote exo-planets.
Published 05/04/20
How can groups of people be empowered to share sensitive personal data such as medical records, with transparency about how they will be used? This is a question of particular relevance during the Covid-19 pandemic, when scientific research into the disease can greatly benefit from data collection at scale. In this episode, we're talking to Sylvie Delacroix, Turing Fellow and Professor in Law and Ethics at Birmingham Law School (University of Birmingham) about the concept of data trusts and...
Published 04/27/20
Published 04/27/20
How can data science support us in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic? Our Researcher at Large, Jon Crowcroft, speaks about how smartphones can be mobilised to track the Covid-19 pandemic. He also discusses how data science and AI research is playing a crucial role in finding solutions during the crisis.
Published 04/09/20
Recorded a few months ago, in our first episode we speak to Dr Radka Jersakova, Research Data Scientist at The Institute about her project that applies AI to air traffic control simulators.  Join us as we discuss how advances in AI may go some way paving the way towards putting more planes (safely) in the sky.
Published 03/31/20
Recorded a few months ago, in our first episode we speak to Dr Radka Jersakova, Research Data Scientist at The Institute about her project that applies AI to air traffic control simulators.  Join us as we discuss how advances in AI may go some way paving the way towards putting more planes (safely) in the sky. 
Published 03/27/20