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Vacancy: Community Manager for Amsterdam Data Science

November 12, 2021

Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) is looking for a Community Manager who is interested in strengthening the  Data Science and AI ecosystem in Amsterdam. If this sounds like you, apply now!

Sennay Ghebreab receives Black Achievement Award 2021

November 5, 2021

Sennay Ghebreab, associate professor of Socially-Intelligent AI, received the Black Achievement Award 2021. Ghebreab received the Black Achievement Award in the category Science and Education for his academic contributions to inclusive artificial intelligence and for his social engagement with diaspora communities.

A.M. Turing Award Evening

The A.M. Turing Award Evening took place on Thursday 4th November, titled “Compilers, Algorithms and International Collaboration”. In the webinar, three scientists discussed the latest developments in the field of compilers and algorithms.

HvA, HR and HU: Building the Centre for Responsible Applied AI

November 4, 2021

The Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht Universities of Applied Sciences have received a SPRONG grant from Regieorgaan-SIA, with which they – together with 24 partners from the field – can build an infrastructure for a powerful research group. A group that is regionally and nationally recognised as the centre for practice-based research in the field of Responsible Applied AI.

Data Science Day 2021

The inaugural Data Science Day showcased the data-driven research taking place at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and was hosted by the Data Science Centre. Pitch presentations from 10 researchers across five faculties at UvA demonstrated the data science they are doing and keynote speaker, Suzy Moat, took the audience on a scenic journey to explore if beautiful environments are good for our health and happiness.

The UvA Data Science Center announces 7 new interdisciplinary data science PhD positions

October 22, 2021

The UvA Data Science Center (DSC) has announced seven new interdisciplinary PhD positions. These mark new collaborations between all seven faculties at the university. The PhD positions will research new data science methods that help to tackle challenging problems in a given domain.

Rob van der Mei (CWI) and Sandjai Bhulai (VU) receive 2021 Huibregtsen Award

October 5, 2021

Professor of applied mathematics, Rob van der Mei (CWI/VU), and professor of business analytics, Sandjai Bhulai (VU), have been named the joint winners of the 2021 Huibregtsen Award for their research project on ‘Mathematics for a safer and healthier Netherlands’.

UvA-led consortium wins long-term NWO support for trustworthy AI

September 29, 2021

A University of Amsterdam-led consortium, which will focus on the development of trustworthy AI-based systems, will be supported with €25 million from the NWO via the Long-Term Programme scheme.