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  • An Open, Trusted and Fair Market for Data Sharing

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Dutch Digital Women’s Roundtable

    On Monday 18 March 2019, ADS co-hosted the Dutch Digital Women's Roundtable, together with NWO, VHTO, Elsevier and Qualogy. The aim of the event was to develop recommendations to improve the female talent pipeline in data science and AI ahead of the European Gender Summit 2019 in the Netherlands.


  • Netherlands Innovation Mission to Silicon Valley

    From 24-28 March 2019 a delegation from the Netherlands, including Lynda Hardman, ADS Director and Maarten de Rijke, ICAI director, attended a mission to Silicon Valley on AI & robotics with Minister Sigrid Kaag.

  • Data Science for Social Good

    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

    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.