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Results: 21 - 40 of 357
  • 15 May 2019
    Two UvA spin offs among ten winners Academic Start up Competition

    On Tuesday 14 May 2019, the jury of the Academic Startup Competition announced ten winners, from 28 nominated university startups. Two of those ten winners originate from the University of Amsterdam.

  • 6 May 2019
    School choice dynamics and segregation: new research collaboration

    The University of Amsterdam, the University of Groningen, the Dutch Inspectorate of Education, and the City of Amsterdam have recently joined forces in a new research project on school segregation. The research aims ...

  • 30 Apr 2019
    Peter Coveney, professor by special appointment of Applied High Performance Computing

    Prof. Peter V. Coveney (1958) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Applied High Performance Computing at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was established on behalf ...

  • 16 Apr 2019
    Netherlands Innovation Mission to Silicon Valley

    From 24-28 March 2019 a delegation from the Netherlands, including Maarten de Rijke, ICAI director and Lynda Hardman, ADS Director, attended a mission to Silicon Valley on AI & robotics with Minister Sigrid Kaag.

  • 16 Apr 2019
    In silico medicine will be the future

    The Virtual Physiological Human institute released a video on in-silico medicine and the impact it has on the future of medicine.

  • 12 Apr 2019
    UvA appoints second University Professor Artificial Intelligence

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Dr Ivana Išgum as University Professor of AI and Medical Imaging, effective 1 September 2019. Ivana Išgum is the second of four new University Professors at the UvA and ...

  • 9 Apr 2019
    Alfons Hoekstra, professor of Computational Science and Engineering

    Prof. A.G. Hoekstra (1963) has been appointed professor of Computational Science & Engineering at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 26 Mar 2019
    Minister Kaag informed about AI

    Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, visited the Faculty of Science on Thursday 21 March in preparation for a trade mission to Silicon Valley.

  • 18 Mar 2019
    Cover article Physics of Fluids for blood flow research

    The scientific journal Physics of Fluids will host a study by UvA computer scientist Gábor Závodszky on the cover of its May issue. The article describes a new model for the flow of red blood cells in the blood.

  • 18 Mar 2019
    New public-private AI research lab for medical image analysis

    UvA professors Cees Snoek and Marcel Worring are starting a new public-private research lab together with researchers from the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence Ltd. from the United Arab Emirates led by ...

  • 6 Mar 2019
    Boundless mind

    Max Welling talks about the strength of Amsterdam Science Park: connecting boundless minds.

  • 12 Feb 2019
    Master’s students to present their research at leading Machine Learning conference

    Artificial Intelligence Master's students Luca Falorsi, Pim de Haan and Tim Davidson will give a plenary talk on 'Reparameterizing distributions' at the leading Machine Learning conference AISTATS, held between 16-18 ...

  • 23 Jan 2019
    The National Police Lab AI: collaboration between scientists and Police

    The University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University and the National Police force are set to embark on a new collaborative project on the subject of artificial intelligence in the National Police Lab AI. In the years ...

  • 22 Jan 2019
    Best Paper Award for UvA students Gijs van Horn, Richard Olij, Joeri Sleegers and supervisor Daan van den Berg

    A paper based on three Bachelor's theses from UvA Artificial Intelligence students has received the Best Paper Award at the IARIA 2018 Data Analytics Conference. The theses were written by Gijs van Horn, Richard Olij ...

  • 8 Jan 2019
    National AI course launched

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is present in many aspects of our daily lives. However, the general knowledge about it is limited. That is why there is now the 'Nationale AI-cursus' a free online course for all Dutch ...

  • 14 Dec 2018
    First-ever body language recognition software

    During his inaugural lecture on video intelligence on Friday, 14 December, Cees Snoek, professor of Intelligent Sensory Information Systems, gave a preview of the world’s first-ever body language recognition ...

  • 11 Dec 2018
    CERN openlab summer-student programme

    Are you a B.Sc. or an M.Sc. student (who will have completed at least three years of full-time studies at university level by next spring) in computer science, mathematics, engineering, or physics — with a strong ...

  • 11 Dec 2018
    Paul Groth, professor of Algorithmic Data Science

    Dr P. Groth (1980) has been appointed professor of Algorithmic Data Science at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science, effective 1 November 2018.

  • 30 Nov 2018
    UvA will be key ICT partner in European project ENVRI-FAIR

    Zhiming Zhao from the Systems and Networking Lab, Informatics Institute, is representing the UvA in the ENVRI-FAIR (ENVironmental Research Infrastructures building Fair services Accessible for society, Innovation and ...

  • 30 Nov 2018
    Zhiming Zhao receives grant for EU project about blockchain and social media

    The informatics group led by Zhiming Zhao from the Systems and Networking Lab, will contribute to this project that aims to simplify the creation of open and agile social media ecosystems with trusted participation ...