ADS at the Data Science for Societal Challenges Congress
Amsterdam Data Science were well represented at the recent ScienceWorks Congress on Data Science for Societal Challenges (22 November, Den Haag).
The Congress addressed how data science can be used responsibly by science, government and business.
- Jacco van Ossenbruggen presented Amsterdam Data Science in the National Data Science Research Agendas session
- Lynda Hardman chaired the session on Groundbreaking Applications of AI
- Maarten de Rijke presented in the plenary session on the Innovation Center for AI (ICAI)
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.