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. This seminar series starts on Wednesday 1st July. The seminars all take place 2-3:30pm, they are typically on Wednesdays although we have a few on different days across the months.

The full YouTube playlist for this Seminar Series can be found here: Summer Seminar Series Playlist

DateTitleSpeaker InterviewVideo LinkDOI

01/07/2020
14:00-15:30


Drug Repositioning for COVID-19:
Professor John Overington (Medicines Discovery Catapult)

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15/07/2020
14:00-15:30


InChI: Measuring the molecules:
Professor Jonathan Goodman (University of Cambridge)

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22/07/2020
14:00-15:30


Design Fiction as a Method, and why we might use it to consider AI:
Dr Naomi Jacobs (University of Lancaster)

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29/07/2020
14:00-15:30


Neural Networks and Explanatory Opacity:
Dr Will McNeill (University of Southampton)

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05/08/2020
14:00-15:30

Dimensionality in Chemistry:
Using Multidimensional data for Machine Learning:
Dr Ella Gale (University of Bristol) 

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12/08/2020
14:00-15:30

Quantum Computing: A Guide for the Perplexed:
Professor Andy Stanford Clark (IBM)

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19/08/2020
14:00-15:30




Artificial 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)




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26/08/2020
14:00-15:30

Smart Cleaning & COVID-19:
Dr Nicholas Watson (University of Nottingham)

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02/09/2020
14:00-15:30

The Bluffers Guide to Symbolic AI:
Dr Louise Dennis (University of Manchester)

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04/09/2020
14:00-15:30

Machine Learning for Early Stage Drug Discovery:
Professor Charlotte Deane (University of Oxford)

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09/09/2020
14:00-15:30

Using Artificial Intelligence to Optimise Small-Molecule Drug Design:
Dr Nathan Brown (Benevolent AI)

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14/09/2020
14:00-15:30


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)




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16/09/2020
14:00-15:30

Supramolecular antimicrobials – the next target for AI/Machine Learning?:
Dr Jennifer Hiscock (University of Kent)

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23/09/2020
14:00-15:30

AI for Science: Transforming Scientific Research:
Professor Tony Hey (STFC)

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