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An Open, Trusted and Fair Market for Data Sharing

April 23, 2019

Only a fraction of data is shared, mostly due to uncertainty about safety, privacy, and property rights. Are you as motivated as us to change this? You can participate in a competition to help build an open market for data exchange and win €750,000.

ADS Meetup: Information Security and the Role of Data Science

April 17, 2019

On Monday 15 April 2019, ADS hosted its latest Meetup, Information Security and the Role of Data Science. Speakers from APG-AM, ABN AMRO and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam shared their insight and latest research.

VU Amsterdam: Second in the University Impact Rankings 2019 by Gender Equality

April 11, 2019

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has come second in the world for gender equality in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. The global performance table includes more than 300 universities from 70 countries.

ADS Meetup: Data Science and Behavioural Studies

April 10, 2019

On Monday 8 April 2019, ADS hosted it’s first ever Data Science and Behavioural Studies Meetup. Speakers from the University of Amsterdam faculties of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Economics & Business shared their latest research and insights.

Data Science for Social Good

April 5, 2019

How can we use data science to make the world a better place? On Wednesday 27 March, Amsterdam Data Science and Qualogy hosted our first ever Data Science for Social Good Meetup. Speakers from Gemeente Rotterdam, Neurodiversity Foundation and DSW Zorgverzekeraar showcased their work on machine learning, data science and big data with a social impact.

Call for Proposals: High Performance Computing & Networking Fund for UvA Researchers

April 1, 2019

The High Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN) Fund is open for applications from UvA researchers. Proposals can be submitted for any initiative that would contribute to the availability of HPCN facilities for generic applications. The deadline is 31 May 2019.