Nanda Piersma Awarded Comenius Scholarship
We are pleased to announce that Nanda Piersma (AUAS-CWI) has been successfully awarded a Comenius Scholarship for Education Innovation in Data Science. The Comenius programme funds teaching innovation projects in higher education, proposed by excellent teachers and education professionals working at higher education institutes.
Nanda will join the recently launched Comenius network, a new platform for teachers at universities and colleges who are committed to innovation in higher education. The network, housed at the KNAW, will be a meeting place to exchange experiences and ideas. The members will deal with topics such as personalised education, diversity and accessibility of higher education, digitisation, internationalisation and student well-being.
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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.