Innovation Award for the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics
MBA Big Data & Business Analytics awarded as one of the best MBA innovations worldwide
At AMBA’s Excellence Awards Gala (London, February 2, 2018), the MBA in Big Data & Business Analytics of the University of Amsterdam has been awarded as 2017’s second best innovation in MBA education globally. AMBA praised the program to be the first in Europe to educate executives in both Business and Data Science. Also, AMBA recognized the link with Amsterdam Data Science, the Data Science eco-system of the academic knowledge institutes in Amsterdam. It provides incubator facilities for students and faculty, “labs” in which the industry and academia carry-out joint research, and the lively seminars.
Thanks go to AMBA, the students and all the lecturers and staff who have contributed to the success of the program!
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.