Heritage Heroes at The University of Manchester: Alan Turing
18 May 2015
A new series of videos about some of the greatest academic minds, educational innovators and cultural icons who have defined the University
The story of The University of Manchester is defined by some of the greatest academic minds, educational innovators and cultural icons. In a new series of videos, staff from the University tell us which of these figures are their heritage heroes, explaining their achievements and why they resonate today.
Alan Mathison Turing (1912–1954) was a mathematician, computer scientist and codebreaker.
Ciprian Tomoiaga, an undergraduate computer science student, tells us why Turing is his University of Manchester heritage hero.