NIHR | Manchester Biomedical Research Centre

Online Event – Manchester BRC Training Series- Prediction with Artificial Intelligence

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Showcasing state of the art prediction methods across Greater Manchester research projects, this event will explore how AI differs from other analytical research methods, and when to consider it in your research.

Audience: Staff and students engaged in or supporting all P4 medicine research affiliated with the BRC, CRF, The University of Manchester and/or Health Innovation Manchester.

The training event series are designed to provide all staff and students with:

  • The opportunity to update their knowledge and skills on P4 Medicine (Predictive, Preventive, Personalised and Participatory)
  • The opportunity to raise awareness of the breadth of BRC activity and thereby instil a sense of identity, collegiality and a common purpose.

Learning outcomes will include:

  • How AI differs from other analytical methods;
  • How does AI work, compared to other methods;
  • When to consider using AI, and what to do;
  • The people and research groups in Greater Manchester to learn and collaborate with.

Event Programme:

  • 12:00-12:10pm – Professor Ian Bruce – NIHR Manchester BRC update
  • 12:10-12:20pm – Professor Niels Peek – Event introduction
  • 12:20-12:30pm – Professor Georgina Moulton – BRC training update
  • 12:30-12:55pm – Professor Christopher Yau – ‘Is our future artificially intelligent or just predictions?’
  • 12:55-1:05pm – Break
  • 1:05-1:25pm – Dr Lamiece Hassan – ‘Investigating social media commentary about e-cigarettes following lung injury outbreak – an application of Natural Language Processing for health research’
  • 1:25-1:45pm – Dr Martin Fergie – ‘Artificial intelligence and medical image analysis – key opportunities and challenges’
  • 1:45-2:00pm – Q&A

Event contact: 
Jane Crosbie, MAHSC and BRC Education and Training Coordinator