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

News

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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NASA Space Apps Challenge is coming to Exeter

11 September 2023

The Met Office is playing host to NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge, with participants from all walks of life invited to take part.

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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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AI UK 2023: 21-22 March 2023

30 January 2023

Hosted by The Alan Turing Institute, AI UK 2023 will be an in-depth exploration of how data science and AI can be used to solve real-world challenges. Our diverse programme will be thematically structured around the UK Government’s Office for Science and Technology Strategy’s priorities, with a broad range of interactive content, expect to hear the latest thinking on digital twins, algorithmic bias and AI ethics.

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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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JCEEI sponsoring the largest global hackathon on Earth

30 August 2022

The Met Office is hosting the NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2022 and you are invited. The event takes place on the 1st and 2nd of October 2022 at the Met Office in Exeter, and is sponsored by the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence, and TechExeter CIC.

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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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IDSAI Day of Ideas: 17 May 2022

17 June 2022

The Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Exeter extends their thanks to those who could attend the IDSAI Day of Ideas at Exeter Castle on Tuesday where they showcased some of their interdisciplinary data science and AI research from across the University and work with partners and collaborators.

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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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Mitigating Risks and Creating Business Solutions with Environmental Intelligence

18 May 2022

On the 24th May, the World Economic Forum in Davos will be hosting a University of Exeter and Arctic Base Camp collaborative event on how business leaders can access scientific data to address the global risks from climate change.

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AI UK 2022: Conversation, innovation and inspiration

4 May 2022

Last month, AI UK 2022 was broadcast live around the world to 1700 attendees from 53 countries. It was the Turing’s largest-ever event with over 200 leading figures in AI delivering 50 sessions and 11 interactive  ‘Research in action’ workshops.

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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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Reflections on EI Conference 2021

28 January 2022

The Joint Centre of Excellence in Environmental Intelligence (JCEEI) hosted the second annual conference on December 16th and 17th 2021, which was themed ‘Beyond COP26: The Road to Net Zero’.

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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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Beyond COP26: The Road to Net Zero

27 October 2021

Read the conference report here

See the conference scribe here

Environmental Intelligence Conference 2021

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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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Joint Centre of Excellence in Environmental Intelligence hosts inaugural event

1 December 2020

Joint Centre of Excellence in Environmental Intelligence hosts inaugural event – The key challenges, priorities and solutions to some of the world’s most pressing environmental issues will be showcased at a special event this week, December 2020: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/news/homepage/title_831234_en.html

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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