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Annette ten Teije appointed as Full Professor in AI in medicine
On 15 June, Annette ten Teije was appointed as Full Professor in AI in medicine at the Computer Science Department of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Jointly with other VU researchers and various AI groups, she will perform research in the field of AI in medicine and set up a new AI for health master track.
Arnold Smeulders has been awarded an Honorary Medallion from the UvA
2021 ADS Thesis Awards are now open nominations
ADS is seeking nominations for the ADS Thesis Award 2021 for the academic year 2020-2021. Winners of the awards will receive a cash prize sponsored by the UvA DSC and ADS, and will present their work at the ADS Highlights Event in December.
Center of Expertise Applied Artificial Intelligence have been awarded € 500,000 from KNAW/NRO
The Center of Expertise Applied Artificial Intelligence has been awarded a Comenius grant of € 500,000 for their project: AI4Students. With this grant they want to equip students of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) with the tools and knowledge needed to be AI ready for when they enter the labour market.
Jacco van Ossenbruggen appointed as Full Professor of Human-Centered Data Science
Jacco van Ossenbruggen has been appointed as Full Professor of User Centric Data Science at the Computer Science Department of the Vrije Universiteit (VU). Together with other VU researchers, as well as those from other institutions, Van Ossenbruggen will continue his data driven research and data analysis with a focus on “human-centeredness”.
Maastricht Summer School | Introduction to Data Science
This course will provide an introduction to data science by covering the basics methods and practices of a data science project. The course is designed around the data science lifecycle to show the techniques for handling a data science project.
The DSC Awards Funding for 15 New Data Science Positions
Through its Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding to help six UvA faculties hire data scientists and engineers. This brings UvA’s total commitment to expanding data-driven research to €4.8 million in 2021 so far.
ELISE | Call for funding
Receive funding up to €60.000. ELISE will select 16 SMEs and start-ups that develop AI services or applications in one of the ELISE/ELLIS focus areas with the support of a Scientific Advisor.