Established to lead, co-ordinate and support the UK programme to establish e-Science.
The Edinburgh Centre for Bioinformatics is a collaboration between life scientists, computer scientists and other physical scientists to stimulate and support collaborative interdisciplinary research in bioinformatics. It is part of the Scottish Bioinformatics Research Network.
eHealth is an emerging concept relating to the use of digital ICTs (primarily the Internet) to facilitate the organisation & delivery of health care and services. It encompasses applications for providers and organisations (e.g. for storing, exchanging and using clinical or administrative data, or aiding evidence-based practice) and for citizens and patients (e.g. web-based health information, education, virtual consulting), as well as research applications of eHealth technologies.
The Centre is concerned with the capture, modelling and representation of 3D real world objects and domains. It can create and deliver virtual environments to support teaching and research within the University.
A multidisciplinary centre drawing on skills in statistics, law and artificial intelligence from the University of Edinburgh and Glasgow Caledonian University.
An Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration between the Universities of Southampton, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Sheffield and the Open University. AKT aims to develop and extend a range of technologies to provide integrated methods and services for the capture, modelling, publishing, reuse and management of knowledge.
An Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration between the Universities of Newcastle, City University London, Edinburgh, Lancaster and York. DIRC tackles broad and fundamental problems of creating dependable systems, taking an interdisciplinary approach that includes sociologists and psychologists as well as computer scientists, statisticians and so forth.
This article was published on Apr 18, 2013