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Results: 1 - 20 of 450
  • Predicting future trends from only one time-point
    18 Nov 2021
    An interdisciplinary team of researchers with expertise in physics, computational science, public health, and complex systems tackled the problem of predicting trends and changes over time – based only on a single ...
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    In search of catalysts for optimal CO2 conversion using data science
    10 Nov 2021
    A collaborative PhD project at the Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) and the Informatics Institute (IvI) will research new data science methods for the discovery of novel catalysts for optimal CO2 ...
  • Sennay Ghebreab
    Sennay Ghebreab received Black Achievement Award 2021
    4 Nov 2021
    Sennay Ghebreab, associate professor of Socially- Intelligent AI, received the Black Achievement Award 2021. Ghebreab received the Black Achievement Award in the category Science and Education for his academic ...
  • AI investments highly profitable in the Amsterdam region
    28 Oct 2021
    Every euro invested in R&D for artificial intelligence (AI) in the Amsterdam region can generate more than five euros in extra economic prosperity in the long term. This is the outcome of research into the added ...
  • UvA signed Memorandum of Understanding for Quantum Application Lab
    26 Oct 2021
    Last week a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the six partners of the Quantum Application Lab, of which the University of Amsterdam.
  • New IPN special interest group
    21 Oct 2021
    Together with Paola Grosso, Associate Professor of Multi-Scale Networked Systems at the University of Amsterdam, and Fernando Kuipers, Professor of Internet Science at TU Delft, Alexandru Iosup, Professor of ...
  • A visual representation about how the neural network handles equivariance.
    Accelerate the process of drug discovery with the use of a new neural network
    13 Oct 2021
    A research paper from Victor Garcia Satorras, Emiel Hoogeboom and Max Welling, from the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam, recently got accepted to the ICML congress, the leading conference on ...
  • Queen Máxima opens supercomputer for Dutch science
    30 Sep 2021
    The new national supercomputer Snellius located at Amsterdam Science Park, performs 14 billion calculations per second. Several research groups of the Informatics Institute use the supercomputer for their research.
  • UvA-led consortium wins NWO support for long-term programme on trustworthy AI
    20 Sep 2021
    A University of Amsterdam-led consortium which will focus on the development of trustworthy AI-based systems has been informed by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) that NWO will support the ...
  • 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 ...