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Results: 41 - 60 of 353
  • 3 Sep 2019
    Gravitation grants for the study of mental disorders and artificial intelligence

    Alongside a Gravitation grant of 20 million euros for research into plant stress, conducted under the aegis of the UvA, two other consortia in which UvA scientists are participating have been awarded millions in ...

  • 27 Aug 2019
    Horizon 2020
    Horizon 2020 funding for UvA computer scientists

    Andy Pimentel, Clemens Grelck and Sebastian Altmeyer of the University of Amsterdam’s Informatics have been awarded a large grant from the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Their project, concerning the system adaptivity of ...

  • 27 Aug 2019
    Rik Helwegen
    Master's student Rik Helwegen graduated on fair algorithms

    In the Dutch society, more and more decisions are being made by automated systems which are based on algorithms. But how fair is the use of algorithms? This question was studied on behalf of the City of Amsterdam by ...

  • 10 Jul 2019
    Six UvA students selected for Huawei’s ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme

    Six UvA bachelor’s students have been selected to take part in Huawei’s ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme this summer. The students will travel to China where they will spend two weeks further developing their ICT ...

  • 8 Jul 2019
    Climate data statistics
    Inferring causal relationships from climate data requires advanced statistical techniques

    A broad team of 21 researchers from 19 different research institutes, including Dr Rick Quax from the University of Amsterdam’s Computational Science Lab, believe that more advanced statistical techniques are ...

  • 2 Jul 2019
    Maarten van Someren
    In Memoriam Maarten van Someren

    Last Friday, we received the very sad news that Maarten van Someren passed away on Thursday 27 June. Maarten was a member of our faculty staff at the Informatics Institute, specialised in applications of machine ...

  • 24 May 2019
    Vidi grant awarded to 11 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Birth of Artificial Intelligence
    UvA appoints third University Professor AI

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has appointed Prof. Tobias Blanke as University Professor of Humanities and AI, effective 1 August 2019. Tobias Blanke is the third of four new University Professors at the UvA and ...

  • 22 May 2019
    Zhiming receives EU funding for a research project on digital pathology

    Dr. Zhiming Zhao from the Systems and Networking Lab (SNE) will join the CLoud ARtificial Intelligence For pathologY (CLARIFY) and will lead the work package of Cloud oriented algorithms for data management. He will ...

  • 21 May 2019
    Bram van den Akker wins best short paper award at The Web Conference 2019

    Bram van den Akker, an MSc AI student at the UvA supervised by Ilya Markov, has won the best short paper award at The Web Conference 2019.

  • 15 May 2019
    Leonardo - Mona Lisa (polygonized)
    Algorithms make ‘interpretations’ of famous artworks

    Misha Paauw (student Minor Programmeren) and Daan van den Berg (Heuristics, Minor Programmeren) of the Informatics Institute were runner-up for the Best Paper Award on Evostar’19 in Leipzig.

  • 15 May 2019 en Kepler bij winnaars Academic Startup Competition 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
    Prof Peter Coveney
    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
    Minister Kaag Sillicon Valley Mission
    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
    VPH Institute
    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
    The birth of artificial intelligence
    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
    Prof Alfons Hoekstra
    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
    Red blood cells
    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.