Join the Oxfordshire Branch as they look at using AI to tackle the blending of physical and life sciences.

Speaker

Dr Mark Basham, Science Director for AI and Informatics, Rosalind Franklin Institute

Agenda

19:30 - Event starts
21:00 - Event ends

Synopsis

AI and associated methodologies have had a lot of coverage in the press recently however, bringing these amazing technologies and advances into the scientific domain has proven to contain significant challenges.

In this talk, Mark will discuss some of the details of how we address these opportunities at the Rosalind Franklin Institute.

About the speaker

Dr Mark Basham is Science Director for Artificial Intelligence and Informatics at the Rosalind Franklin Institute, and a Research Fellow at Diamond Light Source, both located on the RAL campus in South Oxfordshire.

Mark was awarded his Physics PhD in surface science simulation from the University of Reading; he then moved to data acquisition and analysis of synchrotron and other experimental data after working with colleagues in the field.

He now runs the Artificial Intelligence and Informatics theme at the Rosalind Franklin Institute, a new Institute funded by EPSRC dedicated to transforming life science through interdisciplinary research and technology development.

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Using AI to tackle the blending of physical and life sciences
Date and time
Thursday 13 October, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Rewley House
Mawby Pavillion 1
Wellington Square
Oxford
OX1 2JA
Price
Free