First official sponsor of Amsterdam ELLIS
The sponsorship money will be used to support travel of talented bachelor, masters and PhD students in AI at the University of Amsterdam, to facilitate visits of talented students to the University of Amsterdam and to support the organisation of workshops about ELLIS related topics. If you are interested in ELLIS Amsterdam and the funding opportunities made possible by Qualcomm, you can have a look at the funding page of the Amsterdam ELLIS website.
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.