Statistics versus Machine Learning for prediction – a debate

In this session, we bring together two world leading experts in clinical prediction modelling, Profs David Clifton and Richard Stevens, to debate the following motion: “This house believes the advent of Machine Learning approaches for clinical prediction make traditional statistical methods obsolete” Speakers: Professor David Clifton – Professor of Clinical Machine Learning, Dept Engineering Science,… Read more »

The Digital Ape: Being Human in the Age of AI

Mansfield Public Talks Join Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, co-founder with Sir Tim Berners-Lee of the Open Data Institute, Principal of Jesus College, as he explores how humanity’s relationship with AI technology is evolving in the first decades of the 21st century. When: 30 October, 5.30pm Where: This event will take place online via Zoom Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/122950735961 

Computing At Schools (CAS) Virtual Showcase

Computing at School is announcing the launch of the CAS Virtual Showcase, a two-week packed programme that runs from Monday 22 June to Friday 3 July, bringing together our community, experts and guest speakers to offer over 50 online events and webinars. For more information and booking details see https://www.computingatschool.org.uk/news_items/918

e-sports Commentary Competition

The BCS AGD SG together with Solent University are holding an e-sports commentary competition for Students at Further Education or Higher Education, in full-time or part-time education in 2018-2019 Entrants should submit an interesting and entertaining commentary made from playing or spectating any video game. Entries will be a clip of 1-minute capturing the essence… Read more »

Future Engineers Project – Rose Hill Community Centre, 13th-17th August – Call for volunteers

This project is an IET/IMechE-funded robotics holiday club for 11-15 year olds living in areas of high socio-economic deprivation in Oxford.  Throughout the week, participants will learn to program a BBC microbit then design and build their own robot to follow a winding path. At the end of the week, they’ll then get to take… Read more »