The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Alan Turing Institute are pleased to announce a second round of the Joint Fellowship Scheme aimed at driving forward the development and application of cutting-edge data science to study major societal challenges.
This second joint call will focus on FinTech.
FinTech can be broadly defined as the application of new digital technologies to the delivery of financial services, covering advances in areas such as:
- Machine learning and artificial intelligence
- Blockchain technology
- Big data analytics
- Distributed systems, mobile payments, peer-to-peer application