Oxford and The Alan Turing Institute

Oxford and the Turing Institute is the University of Oxford’s community of data science researchers in collaboration with the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science.

Areas of data science research at Oxford and The Alan Turing Institute range from machine learning and computability theory to ethics and the social implications of new computational technologies.

The University of Oxford is a founding partner of The Alan Turing Institute alongside the universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, UCL and Warwick, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The Institute has industry partnerships with Lloyd’s Register Foundation, GCHQ and Intel.

Latest Events

Special Seminar


In this talk, we present a new algorithm, truncated variance reduction (TruVaR) that addresses Bayesian optimization and level-set estimation in a unified fashion.

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Symposium on Big Data and Human Development


This workshop aims to move forward the debate about the ways in which big data is used, can be used, and should be used in development.

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Find out more about the people behind Oxford and the Turing Institute

Dmitrii Pasechnik

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Innovative Finance for Social Good in the Data Economy

Data has been described as ‘the new oil’ and has played a crucial role in the broader transformation of the commercial world by recent technological developments....

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Tracking adversarial targets

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