Elsevier’s New TechHub in Amsterdam
The TechHub is part of Elsevier’s new center of excellence, where world-class talent develop innovative technologies that turn information into actionable knowledge for users in science and healthcare in the academic, government, corporate and nonprofit sectors. In 2018, the TechHub grew by over 50 people, with Elsevier targeting 80 or more new hires in 2019.
Elsevier is planning to have about 200 technologists based in the Amsterdam office by 2020, demonstrating the business’ commitment to attracting and retaining high-quality tech talent to the benefit of the Dutch knowledge economy.
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The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and Data Science Center (DSC) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are joining forces in a new joint fellowship for (teams of) researchers interested in exploring the intersection of data science and other disciplines. The first fellow of the new program, Dr. Davide Ceolin, will start his fellowship at the IAS on June 17. Ceolin is currently affiliated with CWI.
Nanda Piersma, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences (AUAS), has been appointed as a crown member of the Social and Economic Counsil (SER). This is the first time that a lecturer has been appointed as member of the SER. Nanda Piersma was approached because of her expertise in the field of digitisation.
The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at BSc and Master level. The Awards are open to students from all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes.