Digital Society: How the Dutch Universities Collaborate to Solve Global Challenges
Why is there a Digital Society research programme? How do the Dutch universities work together to find solutions to global challenges? Hear from the programme coordinators, including ADS professor Maarten de Rijke, in this video:
And from ADS Professor Frank van Harmelen on the Responsible Data Science theme here:
One programme, seven themes
The Digital Society programme aims to secure the Netherlands a leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology, and to find solutions to global challenges. The agenda focuses on seven themes: Citizenship & Democracy, Responsible Data Science, Health & Well-Being, Learning & Education, Work & Organisations, Digital Cities & Communities and Safety & Security. In our view, the seven research programme lines offer enormous opportunities with the potential for global impact.
The Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges.
More information HERE
CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).
The ADS Thesis Award winners for 2022 are Philipp Sommerhalter and Sarah Kwakkelaar in the BSc category and Krijn Doekemeijer and Julia Sudnik for the MSc category. The winners were announced at the ADS Highlights Event on the 8th of December 2022!
A symposium entitled ‘From Systems and Networks to Complex Cyber Infrastructures’ took place on 9th December 2022 in honor of Cees de Laat (UvA IvI) and Leon Gommans (UvA IvI).