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Prof. Chris Barnes awarded prestigious Turing Fellowship

24 August 2021

Turing Fellows are scholars with proven research excellence in data science, artificial intelligence (AI) or a related field whose research would be significantly enhanced through active involvement with the Turing network of universities and partners.

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Professor Chris Barnes has been appointed as a Turing Fellow following the 2021 round of applications. Chris' research focusses on mutational processes, microbiome engineering and robust gene regulatory networks. 

About Turing Fellowships

Turing Fellows are established scholars with proven research excellence in data science, artificial intelligence, or a related field. They contribute to new ideas, drive collaborative projects that deliver impact, help grow the research capacity of the Institute, and contribute to the Institute’s network of universities, industry partners, third sector organisations and government. They contribute to the activities and training at the core of the Institute’s mission and the ongoing development of the next generation of researchers.

Find out more about the Turing Institute at https://www.turing.ac.uk/