An IAS Fellowship grant has been awarded to the Data Group. The co-investigators are Stefan Klus and Naratip Santitissadeekorn, with support from David Lloyd. The Fellowship grant funds a visit by Jason Bramburger (Seattle). An IAS Workshop grant has also been awarded with PI Payel Das (Physics, Surrey), with support from Masanori Hanada and David Lloyd. The grant funds a workshop on Markov Chain Monte Carlo and Bayesian optimisation to be held in Summer 2021.