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VU Amsterdam: Second in the University Impact Rankings 2019 by Gender Equality

April 11, 2019

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has come second in the world for gender equality in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. The global performance table includes more than 300 universities from 70 countries.

Data Science for Social Good

April 5, 2019

How can we use data science to make the world a better place? On Wednesday 27 March, Amsterdam Data Science and Qualogy hosted our first ever Data Science for Social Good Meetup. Speakers from Gemeente Rotterdam, Neurodiversity Foundation and DSW Zorgverzekeraar showcased their work on machine learning, data science and big data with a social impact.

Call for Proposals: High Performance Computing & Networking Fund for UvA Researchers

April 1, 2019

The High Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN) Fund is open for applications from UvA researchers. Proposals can be submitted for any initiative that would contribute to the availability of HPCN facilities for generic applications. The deadline is 31 May 2019.

ICT.OPEN2019: Ethics in AI

March 28, 2019

On Wednesday 20 March, ADS and CWI held an interactive panel discussion on AI ethics at ICTOPEN.2019. The session addressed the roles and responsibilities of individuals, companies and universities regarding practicing ethical thinking and conducting data-driven research, products and services.

An Honourable Mention at ACM SIGIR CHIIR 2019

March 25, 2019

Tessel Bogaard, Laura Hollink, Jan Wielemaker, Lynda Hardman and Jacco van Ossenbruggen from Information Access at CWI received an Honourable Mention at the ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval 2019.

ACE Presents Entrepreneurship in Informatics, Math & Logic

March 21, 2019

Are you curious about entrepreneurship and do you want to know what it takes to start your own company? ACE Incubator presents a unique entrepreneurship program in collaboration with Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA).

ADS & BDA Career Fair 2019 – Event Report

March 13, 2019

On Monday 11 March 2019 ADS & BDA hosted their second Data Science Career Fair for Masters and PhD students.

ADS & BDA Career Fair 2019 Programme

March 6, 2019

The programme for this year’s Data Science Career Fair is now available.