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  • 15 Mar 2018
    Six publications on computer vision presented at IEEE-conference

    Six publications on computer vision, by researchers from the Informatics Institute, are accepted by the leading IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). This is a new record for a Dutch ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    Frank Nack is Faculty of Science's Lecturer of the Year 2018

    Frank Nack, lecturer and programme director in the Master's programme Information Studies, has been named the faculty winner of the Lecturer of the Year election by Faculty of Science students. John van Boxel and Leo ...

  • 13 Mar 2018
    ‘Top Programme’ honour for System and Network Engineering

    The Master’s programme ‘System and Network Engineering’ of the Faculty of Science is again designated as ‘Top Programme’ by the Universities Study Guide 2018.

  • 22 Feb 2018
    BackToBasic 2018

    BackToBasic is the annual UvA Information Sciences event where alumni, students, researchers, lecturers and others interested meet informally to discuss topics in the Information Sciences.

  • 21 Feb 2018
    Evangelos Kanoulas, professor of Text Analytics & Information Retrieval for Business

    Dr E. Kanoulas (1980) has been appointed professor of Text Analytics & Information Retrieval at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Economics and Business. Kanoulas will combine this chair with his current ...

  • 25 Jan 2018
    Qualcomm and UvA: leading the way in deep vision

    In 2015 the Qualcomm joined forces with the UvA to create a research center in the relatively new field of deep vision: the QUVA lab. Peter Rauber works at Qualcomm as a Senior Director of engineering, and is ...

  • 24 Jan 2018
    Cees Snoek, professor of Intelligent Sensory Information Systems

    Dr C.G.M. Snoek (1978) has been appointed professor of Intelligent Sensory Information Systems at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.

  • 23 Jan 2018
    New data yields deeper understanding of poverty in India

    A new international study led by UvA researchers Peter Sloot and Michael Lees has yielded extensive data on slums in Bangalore and provides a detailed insight into the problem of poverty in India. The highly granular ...

  • 17 Jan 2018
    Project ‘Art DATIS’ receives NWO Creative Industries funding

    NWO has granted a funding of ca. € 500.000 for the project Art DATIS for the Integration and improvement of sources on glass for a Sustainable future. Evangelos Kanoulas (Informatics Institute UvA) participates in ...

  • 12 Jan 2018
    ADS & VIVAT open Insurance Lab

    Amsterdam Data Science (ADS) and insurance company VIVAT are opening a joint insurance research lab. The aim is to apply advanced techniques in mathematics, statistics, computer science and artificial intelligence ...

  • 11 Jan 2018
    Project ACCESS receives NWO grant

    Maarten Marx of the Informatics Institute and Jaap Kamps of the Faculty of Humanities have received a grant of ca. € 500.000 for the project ‘ACCESS: Access to City Councils using Exploratory Search Systems’.

  • 9 Jan 2018
    Lecturer in the Spotlight: Rob Belleman

    Computer scientist Rob Belleman is specialised in interactive visual systems. He teaches courses in the Master's programme Computational Science as well as in the Computer Science Bachelor's programme – for which he ...

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Cees Snoek receives three million dollar subsidy

    Computer scientist Cees Snoek will receive from the US government a subsidy of three million dollar for the development of artificial intelligence that can recognize, find and understand activities and objects in ...

  • 22 Nov 2017
    Korteweg medal for Arnold Smeulders

    Het Genootschap ter bevordering van Natuur-, Genees- en Heelkunde awarded for the first time the Korteweg medal to computer scientist Arnold Smeulders.

  • 21 Nov 2017
    NWO subsidy for efficient deep learning systems

    Computer scientists from the UvA, VU and NLeSC received a subsidy from NWO Perspectief for the Efficient Deep Learning program.

  • 14 Nov 2017
    Computational Science graduate wins 'TopQuants' thesis award

    Maarten Scholl, graduate of the Computational Science Master's programme (a joint UvA-VU degree), won the award for Best Quantitative Finance Thesis for his master's thesis. This country-wide annual award is ...

  • 2 Nov 2017
    NWO call: Scientific infrastructure is open for applications

    The programme 'Scientific infrastructure for astronomy, computer science and mathematics - Investment Grant NWO Medium' is open for applications. This programme encourages Dutch universities, research institutes and ...

  • 2 Nov 2017
    NWO call: The TOP Grants for curiosity-driven research is open for applications

    This competition is set up for proposals for innovative or high-risk scientific research that addresses questions of high quality and urgency. Applications should have evident importance for astronomy, computer ...

  • 2 Nov 2017
    Arnold Smeulders received ACM SIGMM Award

    Last week Arnold Smeulders UvA received the ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications at the annual ACMMM ...

  • 26 Oct 2017
    Horizon 2020 Health Grant awarded to Alfons Hoekstra

    Computer scientist Professor Alfons Hoekstra has received a grant as partner in the INSIST project: IN Silico trials for treatment of acute Ischemic STroke. The UvA will receive €550,000.