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Results: 1 - 20 of 441
  • Yoni Schirris from Faculty of Science wins first edition of UvA 3MT® pitch competition
    14 Sep 2021
    Yoni Schirris, PhD candidate at the UvA Informatics Institute and Netherlands Cancer Institute, has won the first edition of the UvA 3MT pitch competition. He will represent our university in the international finals.
  • Meet the Faculty of Science’s 3MT competitors
    30 Aug 2021
    For the first time the University of Amsterdam has joined the international 3MT pitch competition. Meet the three candidates that won our Faculty pre-round! On September 7 they will compete against the ...
  • Bits of You
    26 Aug 2021
    An exhibition especially for adults in the Studio of NEMO.
  • Innovation Fund Noord Holland finances UvA-IvI spin-off Ellogon
    26 Aug 2021
    Ellogon AI B.V. develops AI technology for the diagnosis of cancer immunotherapy and is founded by Efstratios Gavves and Evangelos Kanoulas researchers at the Informatics Institute.
  • Corey Harper won best task paper award at SemEval-2021
    20 Aug 2021
    As part of the ICAI Discovery Lab, PhD student Corey Harper led a team from INDE Lab and Elsevier Labs that won the best task paper award at The 15th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2021). ...
  • Grant for research into tackling future pandemics
    27 Jul 2021
    The Radboudumc is going to lead a study on how to deal with future pandemics, together with Radboud University and the University of Amsterdam. Rick Quax from the Informatics Institute/Institute for Advanced Studie ...
  • Max Welling will lead new Microsoft Research Lab in Amsterdam
    20 Jul 2021
    As of September 2021, Max Welling Informatics Institute, will be joining Microsoft to head the new Lab. He will keep his appointment at the University of Amsterdam as full professor and continue to supervise his ...
  • AI can help improve precision radiotherapy
    16 Jul 2021
    The Netherlands Cancer Institute, University of Amsterdam (UvA), and Elekta will collaborate on the development of new AI strategies for the further improvement of precision radiotherapy. This concerns the ...
  • SLICES added to ESFRI 2021 Roadmap
    8 Jul 2021
    The Complex Cyber Infrastructure (ICC) research group of IvI and especially Yuri Demchenko, Wouter Los and Cees de Laat are very pleased that the proposal they worked on with partners from 14 different European ...
  • AIM Lab
    Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging Lab
    5 Jul 2021
    The AIM Lab opened on 31 January 2020. An update by Assistant Professor Xiantong Zhen at the AIM Lab. AIM Lab is a collaborative initiative of the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence from the United Arab ...
  • Sennay Ghebreab
    Fighting inequality with the help of artificial intelligence
    29 Jun 2021
    From an early age, Sennay Ghebreab, associate professor of Socially- Intelligent AI, has had a desire to help people. At first, he wanted to become a physician. Years later, the researcher from UvA’s Informatics ...
  • Adding ears to a computer counting the bounces on a trampoline
    28 Jun 2021
    Recently, an article from researchers from the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam has been published at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition; the leading peer-reviewed ...
  • The UvA Honorary Medallion
    UvA kicks off first Medallion Day with six awards
    25 Jun 2021
    The UvA has started a new tradition: the annual Medallion Day. On this day each year, the UvA will award Honorary Medallions to individuals who have made a special contribution to the university. At the first ...
  • UvA, TU Delft and Booking.com collaborate on research into better recommendation systems
    23 Jun 2021
    In the Mercury Machine Learning Lab, researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) will be working together with Booking.com on various improved recommendation ...
  • Judith Good appointed professor of Human Factors in the Internet of Things 
    10 Jun 2021
    Dr Judith Good has been appointed professor of Human Factors in the Internet of Things at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). 
  • The start of the AI for Oncology lab, a new ICAI Lab
    9 Jun 2021
    The AI for Oncology lab is a collaboration between the Netherlands Cancer Institute and the University of Amsterdam. Both institutes join forces in the development of AI algorithms to improve cancer treatment. The ...
  • The DSC Awards Funding for Data-Driven Research at the Informatics Institute
    3 Jun 2021
    Through the Accelerate Programme, the DSC has awarded funding for six proposals at the Faculty of Science. Within the Informatics Institute (IvI), the DSC has awarded funding for an Assistant Professor to initiate a ...
  • UvA and NFI to conduct joint research to help detect deepfakes and hidden messages left by criminals
    25 May 2021
    Pasting the faces of Dutch celebrities or the face of a disagreeable ex onto bodies in porn films. Blackmailing someone by displaying manipulated images of a kidnapped child. Or using a concealed message in a photo ...
  • Christof Monz appointed professor of Language Technology
    17 May 2021
    Dr Christof Monz (1973) has been appointed professor of Language Technology at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
  • Benny Akesson, ESI and UvA, featured in RTL Z program 'Nederland Maakt Het'
    12 May 2021
    Benny Akesson, ESI senior researcher and professor by special appointment within the Parallel Computing Systems research group of the Informatics Institute, where he holds the chair “Design Methodologies for ...