Summer Seminar Series 2020

AI3SD are running an Online Guest Lecture Series this summer! Below is the timetable for the series, with links to individual Event and Eventbrite pages. The seminars will take place at 2pm on Wednesdays starting on the 1st July (except the 8th July where there will be no Seminar due to the Web Science Conference which AI3SD members are running a workshop in, and attending)!

DateTitleEventbrite Link
01/07/2020, 14:00Drug Repositioning for COVID-19:
Professor John Overington (Medicine Discovery Catapult)
15/07/2020, 14:00InChI: Measuring the molecules:
Professor Jonathan Goodman (University of Cambridge)
22/07/2020, 14:00Design Fiction as a Method, and why we might use it to consider AI:
Dr Naomi Jacobs (University of Lancaster)
29/07/2020, 14:00Neural Networks and Explanatory Opacity:
Dr Will McNeill (University of Southampton)
05/08/2020, 14:00Dimensionality in Chemistry: Using Multidimensional data for Machine Learning
Dr Ella Gale (University of Bristol)
12/08/2020, 14:00Quantum Computing: A Guide for the Perplexed:
Professor Andy Stanford Clark (IBM)
19/08/2020, 14:00Artificial Intelligence’s new clothes? From General Purpose Technology to Large Technical System:
Dr Simone Vannuccini (University of Sussex) & Ms Ekaterina Prytkova (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
26/08/2020, 14:00Smart Cleaning & COVID-19:
Dr Nicholas Watson (University of Nottingham)
02/09/2020, 14:00The Bluffers Guide to Symbolic AI:
Dr Louise Dennis (University of Manchester)
04/09/2020, 14:00Machine Learning for Early Stage Drug Discovery:
Professor Charlotte Deane (University of Oxford)
09/09/2020, 14:00Using Artificial Intelligence to Optimise Small-Molecule Drug Design:
Dr Nathan Brown (Benevolent AI)
14/09/2020, 14:00    On the Basis of Brain: Neural–Network–Inspired Changes in General Purpose Chips:
Dr Simone Vannuccini (University of Sussex) & Ms Ekaterina Prytkova (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)
16/09/2020, 14:00From molecular self-association to novel weapons in the fight against antimicrobial resistance – the next target for AI/Machine Learning?:
Dr Jennifer Hiscock (University of Kent)
23/09/2020, 14:00AI for Science: Transforming Scientific Research
Professor Tony Hey (STFC)