Funding for joint UvA, VUA, KNAW, Elsevier project
Amsterdam Data Science enters into a new collaboration with Elsevier and KNAW. As part of the NWO Creative Industry program, NWO and Elsevier will jointly fund te Re-Search project, on searching research data sets. The project, led by Maarten de Rijke, is a collaboration between UvA’s Informatics Institute, the Department of Computer Science at the VU University Amsterdam (Frank van Harmelen), the eHumanities group and DANS at the KNAW (Andrea Scharnhorst, Sally Wyatt) and Elsevier (Paul Groth, Anita de Waard). With a budget of 750k, the Re-Search project will run for four years and employ three PhD students.
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.
On the 22nd of September LAB42 will host its Grand Opening from 15:00 onwards. LAB42 is an international hub for developing talent in the fields of digital innovation and AI. The building is the result of a partnership between the UvA, the municipality of Amsterdam and the business sector.
The UvA Data Science Centre, part of the University Library, is pleased to host its second yearly Data Science Day on the 13th of October 2022.