The Alan Turing Institute
UCL Computer Science plays a key role in the relationship between UCL and the Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. UCL is a founding member and joint-venture partner of the Turing. Our academics, researchers and PhD students are involved in several projects in a variety of fields from Security & Privacy to Machine Learning, from Digital Health to AI fairness. Find out more about UCL and the Alan Turing Institute.
The UCL Department of Computer Science is at the global forefront of experimental computer science research, focusing on real-world data and computer and software systems and their use.
- Our approach emphasises methodological rigour and reproducibility, determining our strategy and underpinning our research education.
- The Research Excellence Framework (REF), which assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutes, ranked us second in the UK for research power and first in England.
- Over 80% of our Impact case studies were rated ‘outstanding’ (4*) and 100% were rated either ‘outstanding’ (4*) or having ‘very considerable impact’ (3*).