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Meet the team

Prof. Magnus Rattray, Director of the Institute for Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Magnus is a Professor of Computational & Systems Biology in the Division of Informatics, Imaging & Data Science. He works on probabilistic modelling and Bayesian methodology with applications involving large-scale data from high-throughout molecular biology assays. His research group are developing and applying novel statistical methods for the analysis of these data sets.

Prof. Sophia Ananiadou, Deputy Director of the Institute for Data Science & Artificial Intelligence

Sophia is the Director of the National Centre for Text Mining. She is active in methods which automate information extraction and their interpretation from big textual resources, the development of semantic search systems and resources for text mining applications and interoperable text mining platforms.

Sarah Barton, Strategy and Operations Manager, Research Platforms Team | Digital Futures

Sarah Barton is the Strategy and Operations Manager of the University’s Research Platforms Team and Digital Futures platform, and strategic lead for the University’s relationship with the national Turing Institute. IDSAI is a key theme within the Digital Futures platform and contributes to and complements the strategic goals of the University platforms’ initiatives.

IDSAI is part of the wider UoM Digital Futures initiative.

Digital Futures

Digital Futures is a highly interdisciplinary network which operates across the whole range of the University’s digital research.