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Scientist: Frank Kelly

Frank KellyFrank Kelly is Emeritus Professor of the Mathematics of Systems at the University of Cambridge. He is the chair of the new report released by the Royal Society on the online information environment, which discusses the challenge of scientific misinformation and how we can foster a healthier online information environment. Kelly’s main research interests are in random processes, networks and optimization. He is especially interested in applications to the design and control of networks and to the understanding of self-regulation in large-scale systems. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1989. From 2003 to 2006, he served as Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government’s Department for Transport.

Frank Kelly interview, The concept of news. Folded stack of Newspapers on laptop

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The world's oldest independent scientific academy, the Royal Society, dedicated to promoting excellence in science, has published a new report on the challenge of scientific misinformation: how can we foster a healthier online information environment? We spoke with chair of the report Frank Kelly, Emeritus Professor of the Mathematics of Systems at the University of ...