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The UK AI Strategy: are we listening to the experts?

The emerging UK National AI Strategy is out of step with the needs of the nation’s technical community and, as it stands, is unlikely to result in a well-functioning AI industry. The Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Section (Royal Statistical Society) asks whether the government has actively sought the views of expert practitioners. The UKContinue reading “The UK AI Strategy: are we listening to the experts?”

September Newsletter

Hi everyone- I don’t know about you, but that didn’t feel particularly August-like…. I miss the sun! Perhaps September will save the summer, together with some inspiration from the Paralympics … How about a few curated data science materials for perusing during the lull in the wheelchair rugby final? Following is the September edition ofContinue reading “September Newsletter”

August Newsletter

Hi everyone- That was quick, August already, but at least we have had the occasional day when it properly feels like summer- and now we have some Olympics to watch which is always entertaining! … How about a few curated data science materials for reading in while watching the marathon? Following is the August editionContinue reading “August Newsletter”

July Newsletter

Hi everyone- Not sure what happened to June – seemed to fly by – I know there were some lovely sunny days but then it got cold again… fingers crossed summer it’s not over already! … How about a few curated data science reading materials for reading in the garden, rain or shine? Following isContinue reading “July Newsletter”

RSS plans for engaging with the development of the government’s AI strategy

The government’s AI Roadmap, published at the start of 2021, sets the direction for the development of a national AI strategy.As the roadmap is developed into a strategy, there is a vital role for the RSS to play in setting out the role that statistics and data science have to play in the wider national strategy.Continue reading “RSS plans for engaging with the development of the government’s AI strategy”

June Newsletter

Hi everyone- It’s a bank holiday weekend – again – so that means it’s June and hopefully some warmer weather as May has definitely not delivered on that front … perhaps a few curated data science reading materials might prove useful for sunshine in the garden? Following is the June edition of our Royal StatisticalContinue reading “June Newsletter”

May Newsletter

Hi everyone- It’s a bank holiday weekend, so it’s probably May and another month has flown by… I hope the excitement of venturing out from our cave-like lockdown has not proved too overwhelming … perhaps a few curated data science reading materials might prove relaxing? Following is the May edition of our Royal Statistical SocietyContinue reading “May Newsletter”

Anthony Goldbloom Fireside Chat – Sign Up Now!

We are delighted to announce the second instalment of our ‘Fireside Chat’ series. Following fresh on the heels of our excellent conversation with Andrew Ng, Giles Pavey will be chatting by the virtual fireside with Anthony Goldbloom, the founder of Kaggle (now a Google company) – the world’s most influential competitive data science platform. TheContinue reading “Anthony Goldbloom Fireside Chat – Sign Up Now!”

April Newsletter

Hi everyone- Another month flies by… still cold, but I’ve definitely seen the sun once or twice… I hope the on-again off-again dreams of a proper summer holiday aren’t proving too painful … perhaps a few curated data science reading materials might ease the burden over the Easter weekend? Following is the April edition ofContinue reading “April Newsletter”

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The Data Science & AI Section of the Royal Statistical Society includes experienced representatives from business, industry, government and academia and was formed to address emerging topics that will impact the long term success of data science as a profession.

We aim to be the professional body for data science and artificial intelligence in the UK and have clear goals:

  • Support technically-skilled data & AI scientists by increasing their public profile and providing a mentorship network.
  • Run a series of events with UK data science & AI leaders, disseminating guidance and exemplars of best practice.
  • Drive networking and best practice through social events and hackathons.

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