VU Amsterdam: Second in the University Impact Rankings 2019 by Gender Equality
The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Gender equality measures universities’ research on the study of gender, their policies on gender equality and their commitment to recruiting and promoting women.
The top 10 universities include:
1. Western Sydney University
2. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
3. University of Gothenburg
4. University of Bologna
4. University of Worcester
6. University of Auckland
6. Edith Cowan University
8. Pompeu Fabra University
9. Auckland University of Technology
10. King’s College London
The list includes more than 300 universities from 70 countries.
See the full list HERE
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.