The Turing Trust at Barclays Technology Centre Fun Day


What a fantastic day! The sun shone powering the mock up SolarBerry. There were several developments to show off this year – spot the small standalone solar panel running a Raspberry Pi. Within the old cricket hut the solar panels were charging the batteries running two Pi networks – allowing passers by to access a … Continue reading The Turing Trust at Barclays Technology Centre Fun Day

Guest Blog: Dr Alastair Allan MSP’s Turing Talk


Dr Allan’s talk left me feeling enthusiastic and optimistic about Scotland’s commitment to international development in less developed regions in the world. With examples from Malawi, I learned that despite being a small nation in a world scale, Scotland is leading the way in development, particularly with the use of technology. What I found most … Continue reading Guest Blog: Dr Alastair Allan MSP’s Turing Talk

The Turing Trust featured in Cybertalk


As the official charity partner at CSP 2017, the Turing Trust was able to present our work in the opening plenary session and was featured in Cybertalk Spring issue (check out pages 60-62). We had a great couple of days – meeting plenty of cybersecurity professionals and learning more about the current challenges. Many thanks to … Continue reading The Turing Trust featured in Cybertalk

Charity Partner at CSP: 2017


The Turing Trust is delighted to be the charity partner of the year at CSP2017. This is a great opportunity to connect with cybersecurity professionals from a wide range of backgrounds, including cyber businesses, government, defence, the third sector and academia. The agenda is packed with exciting workshops that allow people to interact, challenge current … Continue reading Charity Partner at CSP: 2017

The amazing BCS / IET annual Turing lecture


Pictured above: Dr Rashik Parmar, IBM; Dr Guruduth Banavar, IBM; Dr. Watson, IET; Dr Turing, the Turing Trust It was great to be invited to attend the annual Turing lecture and to be able to present the work of the Turing Trust. But it was even better to have the privilege of hearing such a thought … Continue reading The amazing BCS / IET annual Turing lecture

Inspiring Visit to African Science Academy, Accra, Ghana


The Turing Trust team were privileged to be invited to visit ASA, a specialist science and maths “Sixth Form” college for girls from the African continent.  It was founded by the African Gifted Foundation and its students will take Cambridge International A levels in Maths, Further Maths and Physics in 1 year. However, the college … Continue reading Inspiring Visit to African Science Academy, Accra, Ghana

Bruce Fummey supports the Turing Trust.


We discovered a fantastic show at the Edinburgh Fringe – Bruce Fummey’s show Alba: Scotland the Origins . A real bellyful of laughs and something for everyone to enjoy. We are also proud and delighted to have Bruce’s support for the Turing Trust. Bruce Fummey is very generously donating all the takings from his DVD sales at … Continue reading Bruce Fummey supports the Turing Trust.