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Now that data is ubiquitous, how do we make it useful?

We are proud to welcome back one of our distinguished alumni and honorary graduate, Professor Mandy Chessell, for the final Distinguished Lecture series of the year on Tuesday 6 June, 5-6pm in Huxley 300. As digital technology sweeps through every… Continue Reading →

Partnering with an alumnus to develop a novel legal software system

In November The University of Brighton has won £144,794 funding to work with Brighton-based firm, Family Law Partners. The project will utilise the university’s knowledge engineering and artificial intelligence expertise to develop a triage style system to underpin a novel model of family law provision. [caption id="attachment_245" align="alignleft" width="300"]Alan Larkin Alan Larkin, Director of Family Law Partners[/caption] Family Law Partners specialise exclusively in family law and their Director, Alan Larkin is an alumnus of the university. Alan said:
"We are delighted to be working with the University of Brighton on this project. We see technology as having a pivotal role in the future delivery of family law services, and it is with great excitement that we have teamed up with knowledge engineering specialists from the university to innovate our service. On a personal level, it is also particularly satisfying to be strengthening our existing relationship with our local university and the institution where I undertook my legal training."
The funding has been awarded through a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) supported by the Government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The project will be led by Dr John Kingston and supported by Professor Miltos Petridis, both from the university’s School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics. Family Law Partners has already been shortlisted for a national award in the ‘Innovation in IT’ category for development of its first commercial software offer, Siaro, and by collaborating with university experts to use technology to streamline elements of the divorce process, they will be further innovating their service to be at the very forefront Family Law provision.

In November The University of Brighton has won £144,794 funding to work with Brighton-based firm, Family Law Partners. The project will utilise the university’s knowledge engineering and artificial intelligence expertise to develop a triage style system to underpin a novel model… Continue Reading →

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