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Mark Hoogendoorn appointed full professor at the VU Computer Science department

September 29, 2020

Mark Hoogendoorn has been appointed full professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Computer Science Department of the VU starting from October 1st.

ADS Thesis Awards deadline for nominations extended

September 11, 2020

The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at the Bachelor and Master level in all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes. Now open for thesis nominations that present exciting and innovative work in the area of Data Science and/or AI research. The deadline for nominations is 15th September 2020 22nd September 2020.

Launch of national action plan for diversity and inclusion in scientific education and research

September 10, 2020

Minister Van Engelshoven, from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, has set out a number of ambitious goals to create a more diverse, inclusive and safe learning and working environment in scientific education and research.

ADS & AMDS Webinar | COVID-19 and the Media

September 9, 2020

In the fifth webinar in the ADS & AMDS Data & COVID-19 series, Associate Professor at Radboud University, Dr. Marcel Becker and Emillie de Keulenaar, PhD researcher at University of Amsterdam’s Open Intelligence Lab and Simon Fraser University’s Digital Democracies Group. Discussed the world of ethics, fake news, tantalising conspiracies, and the power of storytelling.

Sahar Yadegari appointed as new director of VHTO

September 8, 2020

Sahar Yadegari has been appointed as the new director of VHTO (Women in Higher Technical Education) as of the 1st of October 2020.

Sport Data Valley launches new platform to analyse sports and movement data

Sport Data Valley provides researchers a place where they can analyse data and allows coaches and athletes to access these analyses. With this online platform, Sport Data Valley is connecting sport and science.