Professor David Leslie Leads AI Fringe Event putting Children’s rights and inequality on the AI Agenda
3 November 2023
On November 2nd 2023, Professor David Leslie, Professor of Ethics, Technology and Society at Queen Mary University London, and Director of Ethics and Responsible Innovation Research at the Alan Turing institute, led an AI Fringe event aligned with the UK Government's AI Safety Summit, in partnership with the Alan Turing Institute, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI, and Big Innovation Centre
DERI Fellow Awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship
4 August 2023
Dr Emmanouil Benetos, Reader in Machine Listening & Director of Research at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, and DERI Fellow has been awarded one of seven Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowships awarded to support engineering research with benefits for society and economy.
Queen Mary's Innovative Digital Health Collaboration Workshop: A Landmark Meeting of Minds in Healthcare AI
18 July 2023
Queen Mary University of London, University College London and Imperial College London. hosted a successful Multi-scale & Multi-modality Digital Health Collaboration Workshop on Tuesday, 18th July. Supported by the local organising team of Queen Mary's Digital Environment Research Institute (DERI) and Centre for Bioengineering, this event brought together an impressive group of 122 participants from numerous universities, institutes, and industry partners to Queen Mary’s Whitechapel Campus.
Researchers share expertise at AI for Drug Discovery Summer Symposium
13 July 2023
Researchers and students from Queen Mary University of London’s Digital Environment Research Institute (DERI) came together with industry partners and experts from other universities to discuss artificial intelligence (AI)’s significant potential for drug discovery at the UKRI/BBSRC AI for Drug Discovery Summer Symposium, hosted by the Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP), led by Exscientia
Queen Mary Joins Turing University Network
4 April 2023
Queen Mary University of London has joined The Alan Turing Institute’s new university network, further strengthening its ties to the Institute and its connections with other leading universities
DERI hosts a Delegation from Malaysia
17 March 2023
On March 16th, DERI welcomed a delegation from Malaysia to Empire House.
First Cohort of students start on the UKRI/BBSRC AI for Drug Discovery Programme
4 November 2022
In October 2022, the Digital Environment Research Institute (DERI) welcomed the first cohort of students on the UKRI/BBSRC funded AI for Drug Discovery Collaborative Training Partnership Award.
DERI Director part of new group to advance digital twins in healthcare
19 October 2022
Professor Greg Slabaugh, Director of DERI and Professor of Computer Vision, along with researchers from across Queen Mary is part of a consortium of 19 partners that will aid personalised healthcare by using virtual copies of objects
Claudia Langenberg Appointed as the Director of the new Precision Healthcare University Research Institute
5 September 2022
Queen Mary welcomes Professor Claudia Langenberg as the Director of the newly established Precision Healthcare University Research Institute (PHURI).
The Digital Environment Research Institute Welcomes Professor David Leslie
25 August 2022
The Digital Environment Research Institute makes its first key academic appointment, welcoming Professor David Leslie as Professor of Ethics, Technology and Society.
The Digital Environment Research Institute Celebrates Official Launch
25 March 2022
The Digital Environment Research Institute (DERI) was officially launched on March 24th 2022 at an exclusive event hosted by Queen Mary – Towards 2030: Realising the UK’s AI Ambitions.
AI and Human Rights
9 December 2021
Genome sequencing children: is it the future of medicine?
19 November 2021
Reaping AI’s potential requires more intelligent industry collaboration
7 November 2021
The brain drain from academia to industry is just one of the glitches that need addressing, says Greg Slabaugh
Congratulations to Prof Shaogang Gong who has been elected an ELLIS Fellow in the ELLIS Program Multimodal Learning Systems.
4 November 2021
Shaogang (Sean) Gong is Professor of Visual Computation at Queen Mary University of London where he established the Queen Mary Computer Vision Laboratory in 1993. His research is in Computer Vision and Machine Learning with a focus on Object Recognition, Action Recognition, and Video Analysis.
Queen Mary partner with industry to train next generation of ‘AI-native’ biological scientists
27 October 2021
Queen Mary University of London are partnering with Exscientia, MSD and Heptares Therapeutics to deliver a new doctoral training programme that will train researchers to apply cutting-edge AI expertise to the discovery and development of new drugs.
Police investigate whether Sarah Everard murderer Wayne Couzens could be responsible for more crimes
4 October 2021
Dr Mark Freestone comments on the Sarah Everard case
The Alan Turing Institute awards Turing Fellowships to 42 academics from Queen Mary
22 September 2021
Queen Mary is one of 13 University partners of The Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. Through The Alan Turing Institute, our experts can participate in strategic partnerships, connect and collaborate with colleagues from other institutions, share expertise and shape innovative research.