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Barlow Memorial Lecture and Research Poster Presentation 2017

in partnership with the Alan Turing Institute - 21st July
When Jul 21, 2017
from 01:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Jeffery Hall and then Logan Hall, UCL IoE, 20 Bedford Way
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“Science and Technology for National Security”

Professor Anthony Finkelstein, Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK for National Security


National security is a challenging setting for the application of science and technology. This talk will present a perspective on these challenges and will specifically address the particular research challenges and opportunities for the data sciences, setting the scene for data science research taking place in this sector.

The 2017 Barlow Memorial Lecturer: Professor Anthony Finkelstein

Anthony Finkelstein was appointed Chief Scientific Adviser for National Security in December 2015. His research is based at the Alan Turing Institute and he holds a Chair in Software Systems Engineering at University College London (UCL). He is a visiting professor at Imperial College London, the National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan and the University of South Australia. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2016. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), an elected Member of Academia Europaea (MAE) and a Fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute (FCGI). Prior to assuming his current role, he was Dean of the UCL Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Head of UCL Computer Science. His scientific work is in the broad area of software systems development.


1.30pm Research Poster Session - Jeffery Hall, 20 Bedford Way, UCL Insitute of Education

3.30pm Reception - Crush Hall Bar, 20 Bedford Way, UCL Insitute of Education

4.45pm Lecture - Logan Hall, 20 Bedford Way, UCL Institute of Education

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