ADS & AMDS Webinar | The balance between Privacy & Health during COVID-19
It is a very delicate ethical question that appears with the COVID-19 App: on the one hand the Health of the population which is at stake, on the other hand the Privacy of the individual. Apart from this ethical question, there is also a relevant technical question: could Health Apps really help to reduce the transmission of COVID-19? Or is this an idea that has never been proven?
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.