About


The Cohort is an informal research group that works on natural language processing and machine learning. We are part of the larger Edinburgh NLP group at the University of Edinburgh.

We are located in the Forum, which hosts the Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation and the School of Informatics as a whole.

People




Past Postdoctoral Researchers



Past PhD Students



Other Past Members and Visitors


Alexander Clarke
M.Sc. student (2015)
Anastasia Danilochkina
M.Sc. student (2019)
Anna Donohoe
M.Sc. student (2015)
Arturo Oncevay
Visitor, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (2018)
now PhD student at Edinburgh
Bing Zheng
M.Sc. student (2019)
Chiraag Lala
M.Sc. student (2014)
now PhD student at Sheffield
Chris Doyle
M.Sc. student (2020)
Chunchuan Lyu
M.Sc. student (2016)
now PhD student at Edinburgh
Visitor, Brown University (2015)
now at Google
David Hodges
M.Sc. student (2017)
now PhD student at Edinburgh
Dominique Osborne
Intern, University of Strathclyde (summer 2015)
Effy Li
M.Sc. student (2018)
Visitor, University of Haifa (2019)
Emilia Bogdanova
MInf student (2018)
now at Amazon
Finn Zhan
Undergraduate student (2019)
Fuad Issa
M.Sc. student (2016)
Gabriel Lehericy
Visitor, Universitè Paris Diderot (2018)
Undergraduate student (2021)
M.Sc. student at Cambridge
Hang Gao
M.Sc. student (2019)
Helen Jiang
Intern, Stanford (summer 2016)
now PhD student at CMU
Hongyan Deng
M.Sc. student (2022)
Hongyuan Lu
M.Sc. student (2020)
Jake Browning
Undergraduate student (2017)
James Friel
Undergraduate student (2017)
Jason Chen
M.Sc. student (2016)
Joana Ribeiro
M.Phil student (2019)
Justin Grace
M.Sc. student (2018)
now at UniBuddy
Undergraduate student (2018)
now PhD student at Oxford
Lingzhe Zhao
M.Sc. student (2016)
Lucas Torroba Hennigen
Undergraduate student (2019)
master's student at Cambridge → PhD student at MIT
Marcio Fonseca
M.Sc. student (2018)
Maria Luque anguita
M.Sc. student (2022)
Mateusz Pyla
Undergraduate student (2020)
Matt Maufe
M.Sc. student (2021)
Merce Vintro Ricart
M.Sc. student (2016)
Mohammad Khazali
Undergraduate student (2021)
Moy Yuan
Visitor, University of Edinburgh → master's, then PhD student at Cambridge (2018)
Neo Zhu
Undergraduate student (2022)
MSc student at Cambridge
MRes student (2021)
Cookpad then PhD student at Edinburgh
Nicola Martocchia Diodati
Intern, Scuola Normale Superiore (2017)
Povilas Budrys
Undergraduate student (2019)
Ronald Acosta
Visitor, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (2017)
master's student at Prague/Malta → PhD student at Edinburgh
Sameer Khurana
M.Sc. student (2015)
now PhD student at MIT
Santiago Rivers Sottelo
M.Sc. student (2017)
Sean Memery
Intern, University of Edinburgh (2022)
Shaojie Wu
M.Sc. student (2021)
Shihao Liu
M.Sc. student (2019)
Shucong Zhang
M.Sc. student (2017)
now PhD student at Edinburgh
Tao Meng
Intern, Tsinguha University (2017)
now PhD student at UCLA
Tommy Pan
M.Sc. student (2018)
Waylon Li
Undergraduate then MRes student (2022)
now PhD student at Edinburgh
Weijian Li
Visitor, University of Edinburgh (2018)
now master's student at Northwestern University
Xiaotong Jiang
M.Sc. student (2021)
Yi Ren
M.Sc. student (2019)
now Ph.D. student at UBC
Yichao Liang
Undergraduate student (2020)
Yifu Qiu
M.Sc. student (2021)
PhD student at Edinburgh
Yiming Guo
M.Sc. student (2018)
Yumo Xu
M.Sc. student (2017)
now PhD student at Edinburgh
Zein Ramadan
M.Sc. student (2021)
Visitor, Fudan University (2018)
M.Sc. student (2019)
now at Amazon London

Demos

The goal of our demos is not to boast of our models, but instead to demonstrate how much progress we still need to make in order to make computers understand language.

Datasets and Code

Links to github repositories can be found in the papers.