A series of talks by world-leading academics and industry experts about the new technologies impacting public services.
GDS Academy masterclasses bring academic expertise into the heart of government with a series of seminars by world-leading academics and industry experts on the new technologies impacting public services.
Masterclasses are free to people working in the public sector. You can:
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|18 September 2019||Immersive heritage experiences: virtual and augmented reality and engagement||Dr Jenny Kidd (Cardiff University)|
|12 September 2019||Digital government and digital citizens||Professor Helen Margetts (Oxford Internet Institute)|
|28 August 2019||Women in tech||Dr Mariann Hardey (Durham University)|
|8 August 2019, 2pm to 3pm||What is cyberpsychology and what is it good for?||Dr Alison Attrill-Smith (Wolverhampton University)|
|24 July 2019||Keeping and discovering secrets online||Professor Wendy Moncur (Dundee University)|
|3 July 2019||State responses to cyberattacks: an exercise in risk management||Monica Kaminski (Oxford University)|
|13 May 2019||The VOLT project: Voting on Ledger Technologies||Professor Steve Schneider, Secure Systems at the University of Surrey|
|2 May 2019||Rethinking public diplomacy for a digital age||Professor Nick Cull, Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California, USA|
|12 April 2019||Data Science in Local Government: Challenges and Opportunities||Dr Jonathan Bright, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute (Oxford University)|
|26 February 2019||Digital government: decision-making under uncertainty||Dr Ivan Palomares Carrascosa, Lecturer in Data Science and AI, University of Bristol|
|31 January 2019||The value, contributions and limitations of digital diplomacy||Dr Corneliu Bjola, Head of the Oxford Digital Diplomacy Research Group|
|13 December 2018||Quantum computers – the world’s most incredible machines||Professor Winfried Hensinger, Head of the Sussex Ion Quantum Technology Group and director of the Sussex Centre for Quantum Technologies|
|Perceiving and interacting with artificial agents: insights from social neuroscience||Professor Emily Cross, Professor of Social Robotics at the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow|
|12 December 2018||Machine learning in tele-rehabilitation||Dr Crina Grosan, University of Brunel|
|22 November 2018||Developments in augmented and mixed reality: living with intelligent machines||Professor Steve Benford, Professor of Collaborative Computing in the Mixed Reality Laboratory at University of Nottingham
Professor Nello Cristianini, Professor of Artificial Intelligence, University of Bristol
|31 October 2018||Artificial intelligence, Rubik’s cubes and ethics||Terence Eden, Head of Open Standards at GDS|