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Uncertainty in Deep Learning (PhD Thesis) | Yarin Gal - Blog | Oxford Machine Learning

<i>Function</i> draws from a dropout neural network. This new visualisation technique depicts the distribution over <i>functions</i> rather than the predictive …

Data Science

Words of Council: Dr Tanzeem Raza

The third factor is the ongoing difficulty in recruitment, especially at middle grade and junior levels. Locally, we’ve advertised some posts three …

Health Care

Going Digital. A Roadmap for Organisational Transformation

“Legacy media need to put as much emphasis on transforming their organisations as they do transforming their content” – this is the premise …

College & University

Queen's University Belfast /All Locations

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College & University

How to survive the cruel world of peer-reviewed funding applications

<i>With government funding and industry support for research either static or falling, the grant funding environment has become increasingly</i> …

Research

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: the turkey that builds its own 'oven'

The Australian brush turkey, <i>Alectura lathami</i>, is from the megapode family - birds that incubate their eggs by building oven-like nest-mounds of …

Natural History

£5m UK Hardware Security Institute launched at Queen’s University Belfast

Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the Research Institute in …

Cybersecurity

For whom does justice work? The Mladić verdict and prospects for reconciliation in the Balkans

<i>Former Bosnian Serb general, Ratko Mladić, has been found guilty of genocide and war crimes at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former</i> …

London School of Economics

WSJ City PM: UK Cuts Growth Forecasts, Hammond Offers Budget Sweeteners, Chinese Investors Circle City Trophies

Good afternoon from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presented a …

Business

£500m to fuel the UK’s road to a driverless future

<i>By Amala Pillai @Amala_Pillai</i><p>The Tories will spend £400m on charging ports for electric cars, with £100m also pledged for a Plug-In-Car Grant to help …

Transportation

Investors spent Budget Day ‘sitting on the fence’

Sofia Okun @So_Okun<p>UK stock markets had a muted reaction to Hammond’s Budget Day announcement, with FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes posting only …

College & University

Book Review: The Chinese Typewriter: A History by Thomas S. Mullaney

<i>In</i> <b>The Chinese Typewriter: A History</b><i>,</i> <b>Thomas S. Mullaney</b> <i>offers the first of two volumes exploring the global history of Chinese information</i> …

London School of Economics

Budget 2017: OBR downgrades Britain’s GDP forecasts

<i>By Laura Maia</i><p>Pounds. Source: Creative Commons<p>The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has cut the projected growth rate for 2017 from 2% to 1.5%, …

Creative Commons

What about the borders, Mr. Hammond?

<i>By Mie Olsen</i><p><i>Source: Creative Commons</i><p><b>Autumn Budget 2017: 75 documents, no update on customs</b><p>So far the Treasury has failed to spell out the <b>£800m bill</b> …

Brexit

Keeping people in the dark about the consequences of Brexit is poor diplomacy

<i>Agreement in Brussels continues to elude the British. Michael Reynolds (University of Plymouth) looks at the history of European diplomacy. The</i> …

Brexit

NHS receives £2.8bn injection, below chief’s £4bn request

Ben St. Clair @BenStClair1<p>Philip Hammond increased day-to day funding for the NHS in England by £2.8bn, with an initial £350m injection for the …

College & University

HIV/AIDS in Adolescents - Needs, Opportunities and Challenges

<b>HIV/AIDS in Adolescents – Needs, Opportunities and Challenges</b><p><i>An LSHTM event in association with the Handa Foundation and Sentebale</i><p>Adolescents and …

Public Health

How small business owners reacted to the Budget

<i>By LaToya Harding @latoyakharding</i><p>Owners of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) breathed a sigh a relief when the VAT turnover threshold was left …

Small Business

Most successful year since starting Antibiotic Amnesty initiative!

This month the Antibiotic Amnesty returned to Imperial College's Hammersmith and South Kensington campuses to promote World Antibiotic Amnesty …

College & University

November: Viking camp BBC Four

The campsite, located in the small Derbyshire village of Repton, has been known since the 1970s, but these new discoveries have found evidence over a …

Archaeology

Open-access books are downloaded, cited, and mentioned more than non-OA books

<i>Open-access journal articles have been found, to some extent, to be downloaded and cited more than non-OA articles. But could the same be true for</i> …

Research

Gaining an insight into healthcare challenges through Sequential Simulation

MSc International Health Management students learn about the power of simulation during a visit to the Centre for Engagement and Simulation …

College & University

Doctor complaints system could risk the health of patients and doctors

Current processes for complaints against doctors reduce their wellbeing and cause fear-driven work practices that could compromise patient care.

Medical Technology

SCOSS: strengthening the network of services that underpin open science and ensuring its sustainability

Many have come to depend heavily upon the large ecosystem of non-commercial services that support open access and open science. However, many of …

London School of Economics

Very polarised news media and high-level distrust of news in Turkey

The Turkey supplementary report of the Digital News Report 2017 provides a more detailed examination of Turkish data on how people get news and use …

College & University

The digitalisation of everything: How the US economy is going digital at hyper speed

Software is eating the world, goes the quip. So rapid are the developments, in fact, that while the “digitalisation of everything” has become a …

Social Justice

Optimism on UK inequality faces scrutiny

<i>By Jocylin Fan Chiang</i><p>Income Inequality. Source: Jocylin Fan Chiang<p>“Income inequality is at its lowest for 30 years,” said Chancellor Philip Hammond …

Income Inequality

Multiplayer video games: Link between skill and intelligence

Multiplayer video games: Researchers discover link between skill and intelligence<p>Posted on 15 November 2017<p>Researchers at the University of York have …

League of Legends

New way to write magnetic info could pave the way for hardware neural networks

Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.

Magnetism

The business of impact: academic reward and incentive cultures continue to stifle relationships between business and management researchers and society

<i>With the Autumn Budget due on 22 November, together with an industrial strategy white paper, uncertainties remain over what path the UK economy will</i> …

London School of Economics