Latest news & updates
VU Amsterdam: Second in the University Impact Rankings 2019 by Gender Equality
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.
Dutch Digital Women’s Roundtable
On Monday 18 March 2019, ADS co-hosted the Dutch Digital Women’s Roundtable, together with NWO, VHTO, Elsevier and Qualogy. The aim of the event was to develop recommendations to improve the female talent pipeline in data science and AI ahead of the European Gender Summit 2019 in the Netherlands.
Data Science for Social Good
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
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
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
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
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
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
The programme for this year’s Data Science Career Fair is now available.