Launch of the Dr George Moore Chair in Data Analytics

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Ulster University, Teaching Centre (Block MU), Magee campus

Northland Road

Derry~Londonderry

BT48 7JL

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This event celebrates the philanthropic investment of £5 million made by the Moore Family to endow this chair.

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Dr George Moore is often cited as a founding father of the data analytics industry. As an Honorary Graduate of Ulster University, the establishment of this prestigious endowed Chair in his name honours his significant contribution to this increasingly important field. This Chair supports Ulster’s ambitions, as a centre of excellence in the field of data analytics, by providing funds to engage a stellar, world-class academic as well as an associated research fellow to increase our research power and impact.

This gift is the largest private donation to Ulster University’s work and builds on Magee’s history of philanthropy when the campus was established in 1865 with the support of a gift of £20,000 (equivalent to £2 million today) from Martha Magee.

Mark Briers will deliver a talk on the future of data analytics and highlight the importance of this investment in Ulster University’s global impact. Mark is Programme Director at The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. Prior to this, Mark spent 17 years working in industry as a senior research lead in the area of cyber security and statistical inference. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and a Royal Statistical Society Council member and holds a PhD in Information Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

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Ulster University, Teaching Centre (Block MU), Magee campus

Northland Road

Derry~Londonderry

BT48 7JL

United Kingdom

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