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Careers in STEM: Opportunities in Data Science and AI are Endless

March 31, 2020

ADS Director, Lynda Hardman writes about the endless career opportunities for those choosing to study Data Science and AI.

New Labs Established in the AUAS Expertise Centre Applied AI

The new AUAS Expertise Centre Applied Artificial Intelligence (ECAAI) encompasses all of the AUAS’s AI research and education activities. Launched in January 2020, the AUAS invests structurally in the application of AI and is an ADS Gold Partner.

HOSTKEY GPU Grant Program

March 25, 2020

The program is open to specialists and professionals in the Data Science sector performing research or other projects centered on innovative uses of GPU processing and which will glean practical results in the field of Data Science.

Real Medical Data Hackathon with AUMC and Deloitte

March 23, 2020

The 24-hour Medical Data Hackathon organised by Deloitte and Amsterdam University Medical Hospital (Amsterdam UMC) saw data scientists working with AI students on real data from intensive care. In the process, the teams came up with real world solutions.

Elsevier Launch New ICSR Lab

March 20, 2020

Elsevier has launched its new International Center for the Study of Research (ICSR) Lab. It is a cloud-based computational platform which provides researchers a new way to analyze large structured datasets for free.

AI Proposes the Best Radiation Treatment Plans in Clinical Practice for the First Time

March 19, 2020

CWI researchers, together with the department of radiation oncology of Amsterdam UMC, have developed software based on AI that quickly proposes multiple radiation treatment plans for each patient. Amsterdam UMC has treated the first patient with a plan proposed by the new AI on March 17, 2020.

Open Call: Je Data de Baas 2

March 18, 2020

In 2019 SIDN fonds issued the call “Je data de baas“. This year they are following up with a call about the value of data, raising awareness about the role of the data supplier and giving more attention to strengthening the position of the internet user.

ADS Sponsored PPP Research Assistant Projects

March 16, 2020

Four proposals for joint Research Assistant projects have been approved. This is the latest initiative from ADS to encourage collaboration between academia and industry on new and innovative research areas. The goal being to lead to larger, longer-term research collaborations.

Using AI in the Fight Against COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Researchers from the Research Center for AI Ethics and Safety, Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence discuss the use of AI to investigate, understand and predict the movement and outbreak of COVID-19. What are the efforts and lessons China can share, and what are the ethical implications?

Women in Data Science Maastricht

March 11, 2020

Maastricht University hosted its first ever Women in Data Science (WiDS) Maastricht event, to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field.