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JCEEI partners - University of Exeter and Met Office
JCEEI partners - University of Exeter and Met Office

Past News

JCEEI & IBM: Geospatial Foundation Models

25 January 2024

JCEEI and IBM have held two scoping workshops to explore applications of geospatial foundation models.

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Chatbot Project

25 January 2024

We are excited to start a new project developing a chatbot to better communicate climate forecast data.

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NASA Space Apps: 2023

25 January 2024

in November last year, the Met Office hosted the NASA Space Apps event in their Headquarters.

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Office for Students Data Science Scholarship 2023

13 September 2023

The JCEEI have successfully applied for funding from the Office for Students’ (OfS) . The funding will provide scholarships as part of their nationwide drive to expand access to the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence sector for women, students of colour, those with disabilities and those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds in the UK.

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JCEEI Co-Director to give keynote talk at WiDS

2 May 2023

Kirstine Dale has been invited to give a keynote talk on the JCEEI at the Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference in Zurich, 28 April 2023.

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Data Science Podcast

27 April 2023

Prof Kirstine Dale, Co-Director of the JCEEI, and members of the Met Office Informatics Lab are interviewed in this Met Office podcast exploring the use of data science and AI to better understand weather and climate change, as well as the importance of partnerships.
Presented by Dr Doug McNeall and Dr Rosie Oakes.
Producers: Clare Nasir and Grahame Madge.

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JCEEI at The Alan Turing Institute’s AIUK conference

23 March 2023

Experts from the JCEEI showcased pioneering research at a high-profile national event.

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University of Exeter’s new Co-Director of the JCEEI appointed

16 March 2023

Professor Hywel Williams has been appointed as the University of Exeter’s new Co-Director of the pioneering Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence (JCEEI).

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We are recruiting: JCEEI Co-Director & Professor in Environmental Intelligence

8 November 2022

The JCEEI and the University of Exeter are currently recruiting for two new senior positions: Co-Director for the JCEEI and Professor in Environmental Intelligence.

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NASA Space-Apps Event Report

7 November 2022

The JCEEI hosted NASA Space Apps 2022, the largest annual global hackathon in the world. This year’s event theme was ‘Make SPACE’, celebrating that ‘there’s always space for one more’, to eliminate barriers of access to space and science opportunities.

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First Met Office Data Science Framework Published

5 August 2022

In recognition of the huge potential for data science and artificial intelligence to drive forward new advances in weather and climate science, the Met Office Data Science Framework has been published. Capability in data science within the Met Office has been growing over the last few years, with a vibrant community of practice, including the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence. The Framework sets out how the Met Office will take the next step forward to help realise the potential of a new frontier in machine learning and artificial intelligence for weather and climate science and services.

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JCEEI Co-Director appointed as Honorary Professor at University of Exeter Business School

25 May 2022

The University of Exeter is delighted to announce Kirstine Dale, Co-Director for the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, as a new Honorary Professor within the Business School.

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JCEEI to play integral role in renewing biodiversity

16 February 2022

THE JCEEI will be an integral part of the newly announced ‘Renewing biodiversity through a people-in-nature approach’ (RENEW) project funded by NERC. RENEW will work with landowners, businesses, and communities to restore woodlands, wetlands and farmland across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Studentships with the CDT in Environmental Intelligence

17 January 2022

The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) are currently recruiting for studentship opportunities for the September 2022 cohort. Please follow the link for more information: 
UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Environmental Intelligence – Data Science & AI for Sustainable Futures
The initial deadline is Wednesday 2nd February 2022. Any queries can be sent to ei@exeter.ac.uk 

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Environmental Intelligence commitment at COP26

17 November 2021

The Met Office and the University of Exeter have signed a landmark collaboration agreement at COP26, formally committing to further grow the work of the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence. Read more here

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Exeter plays pivotal role in new digital hub

12 November 2021

The University of Exeter will play a pivotal role in a pioneering new digital hub, designed to help organisations respond to the climate and environment emergency, and improve public health. Read more here

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Environmental intelligence: using AI and data science to save the planet

12 November 2021

A collaboration between the University of Exeter and the Met Office is searching for new solutions to the climate crisis using cutting-edge technology. Read more here

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EI Masters – coming September 2023

28 October 2021

Led by the University of Exeter and supported by the Met Office as
part of the Joint Centre of Excellence in Environmental Intelligence.

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JCEEI to play integral role in pioneering resilient infrastructure partnership

4 October 2021

Experts from the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence (JCEEI) will play an integral role in a pioneering new partnership, designed to boost the UK’s infrastructure resilience to extreme climate and weather events. Read more here.

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Prototype user-interface for a South West Digital Twin

15 September 2021

The Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence (JCEEI) is working with Microsoft to develop the initial components of a prototype digital representation of the South West environment and the complex interactions with its population, infrastructure and economy.

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Call for Papers – Environmental Informatics

6 September 2021

Researchers applying AI and data science for the environment are invited to to submit their work for a special collection of papers in Environmental Data Science (cambridge.org/eds): a new peer-reviewed open access journal published by Cambridge University Press: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/environmental-data-science/information/call-for-papers-2021/call-for-papers-environmental-informatics#

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Driving Excellence in Environmental Intelligence

27 May 2021

Driving Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, May 2021: https://greenfutures.exeter.ac.uk/article/driving-excellence/

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Launch of The Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence

1 December 2020

Launch of The Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, December 2020: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/approach/collaboration/joint-centre-for-excellence-in-environmental-intelligence

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Pioneering new Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence announce leadership team

1 September 2020

Pioneering new Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence announce leadership team, Sept 2020: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/news/archive/2020/september/title_813932_en.html

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Putting the UK at the heart of Environmental Intelligence

1 July 2020

Putting the UK at the heart of Environmental Intelligence – The University of Exeter and the Met Office announces plans to create the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, July 2020:  https://www.exeter.ac.uk/news/university/title_805210_en.html – & https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/press-office/news/corporate/2020/joint-centre-for-environmental-intelligence

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JCEEI partners - University of Exeter and Met Office