Simon Telen (CWI), Eric Nalisnick (Informatics Institute) and Vlad Niculae (Informatics Institute) received Veni Grants from the Dutch Research Council (NWO). The recipients can use the Grants – up to a maximum of 280,000 per researcher - to further develop their research ideas over the next three years.
The Data plus Pizza meetups by Amsterdam Medical Data Science are back: for the time being, they’re held online, and without pizza. In the third non-pizza edition, AMDS hosted a talk on AI in health by Peter Szolovits, professor of computer science and engineering at MIT and head of the clinical decision-making group within the Computer Science and AI Lab (CSAIL).
The ADS Thesis Award winners for 2020 are Rachel van 't Hull and Hongyu He in the BSc category, and Selma Muhammad and Martine Toering for the MSc category. The winners were announced at the ADS Highlights Event on the 9th of December 2021.