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Faculty of Science and Engineering

Events in the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Eric Nalisnick - On Prior Specification for Bayesian Neural Networks

14:00 - 15:00 09 February 2022

Eric Nalisnick, Assistant Professor at the Amsterdam Machine Learning Lab, Informatics Institute at the University of Amsterdam is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: On Prior Specification for Bayesian Neural Networks Abstract: Specifying a Bayesian prior is notoriously difficult for complex models such as neural networks...

Sustainable Futures Seminar Series | Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective climatic intelligence’ & The NERC Digital Solutions Hub

14:00 - 15:15 10 February 2022

This event will see separate talks from The University of Manchester's Joe Ravetz and Professor Richard Kingston. Agenda: 14:00: Welcome and introduction with event chair (TBC) 14:05: Joe Ravetz, Research Fellow, Faculty of Humanities, Manchester Urban Institute at The University of Manchester Beyond COP26 - tools for a ‘collective cl..

Turing Fellow 'Spotlight': 15 February

14:00 - 15:00 15 February 2022

The Digital Futures team are hosting talks by The University of Manchester's new Turing Fellows for 2021-22. Richard Allmendinger, Senior Lecturer in Decision Sciences at the Decision and Cognitive Sciences Group, Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS). Richard's research interests are in the field of data science and in particular in t..

Ritabrata Dutta - Probabilistic Forecasting with Conditional Generative Networks via Scoring Rule Minimization

14:00 - 15:00 16 February 2022

Ritabrata Dutta, Assistant Professor of Statistics at the Department of Statistics, University of Warwick is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: Probabilistic Forecasting with Conditional Generative Networks via Scoring Rule Minimization Abstract: Probabilistic forecasting consists of stating a probability distribution for..

Finn Lindgren -

14:00 - 15:00 23 February 2022

Finn Lindgren, Professor of Statistics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh is our speaker for the Statistics seminar series. Title: TBC Abstract: TBC

Stockport Primary Science Subject Leader Network: Spring Term Meeting

13:30 - 15:30 01 March 2022

Our termly Primary Science Network Meeting for Stockport schools will take place remotely online this Spring. Book your place by clicking "Register via Learning Leads" under "More information".

Turing Fellow 'Spotlight': 1 March

14:00 - 15:00 01 March 2022

The Digital Futures team are hosting a series of online talks by The University of Manchester's new Turing Fellows for 2021-22. For the final event in this series, new Turing Fellow Christopher Conselice is joined by Turing AI Fellow Anna Scaife. Christopher Conselice, Professor of Extragalactic Astronomy. Christopher's research is focused..

Trafford TTSA AM Group Primary Science Subject Leader Network: Spring Term Meeting

09:30 - 11:30 02 March 2022

Our termly Primary Science Network Meetings for Trafford Teaching School Alliance member schools will take place remotely online this Spring. Book your place by clicking "Register via TTSA" under "More information".

Trafford TTSA PM Group Primary Science Subject Leader Network: Spring Term Meeting

13:30 - 15:30 02 March 2022

Our termly Primary Science Network Meetings for Trafford Teaching School Alliance member schools will take place remotely online this Spring. Book your place by clicking "Register via TTSA" under "More information".

Bolton BoSCEP Primary Science Subject Leader Network: Spring Term Meeting

15:00 - 17:00 07 March 2022

Our termly Primary Science Network Meeting for Bolton BoSCEP schools will take place remotely online this Spring. Book your place by clicking "Register via Eventbrite" under "More information".