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Results: 1 - 20 of 147
  • 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).
  • Controllable, Accountable, Transparent: the Responsible Internet (CATRIN)
    12 May 2021
    The University of Amsterdam is partner in the CATRIN project, one of the recently funded projects in the NWO CyberSecurity call.
  • ASDI Grant 2020 for Debraj Roy to study the impact of climate change adaptation on poverty traps
    3 May 2021
    Dr. Debraj Roy of the University of Amsterdam's Informatics Institute heads one of the eight winning proposals of the ASDI 2020 call. ASDI stands for Accelerating Scientific Discovery and is an initiative of the ...
  • Sennay Ghebreab, group leader Socially Intelligent Artificial Systems (SIAS). Photo D. Muller.
    Advancing society through inclusive AI technology
    22 Apr 2021
    Sennay Ghebreab, chair of the group: ‘AI should be working for people, instead of people working for AI.’
  • Evangelos Kanoulas, group leader Information Retrieval Lab (IRLab).  Photo: UvA
    Working on search engines with a modern artificial intelligence perspective
    14 Apr 2021
    Evangelos Kanoulas, chair of the group: ‘We develop machine intelligence and augment it with human intelligence to help people, locate, and act on, the information they need.’
  • Marcel Worring, group leader Multimedia Analytics Lab Amsterdam (MultiX).  Photo: Dirk Gilissen
    Tackling multimedia data with AI techniques
    7 Apr 2021
    Marcel Worring, chair of the group: ‘Our group brings multimedia research together in a unique way in the Netherlands and beyond.'
  • Amsterdam Central Station. Photo: Kees Rutten
    Information Studies Master’s students predict traffic density at public transport stations
    24 Mar 2021
    Controlling crowds has become more important than ever since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Five Master's students in Information Studies worked on behalf of the municipality of Amsterdam to predict the ...
  • Toon Abcouwer elected president Special Interest Group Education of AIS
    28 Jan 2021
    As of 1 January 2021, UvA lecturer Toon Abcouwer has been elected President-Elect of the Special Interest Group Education of the AIS (Association for Information Systems). This year he is also Conference Chair of the ...
  • UvA Informatics Institute and Thales strengthen ESI open-innovation ecosystem
    25 Jan 2021
    The complexity of the systems produced by the high-tech industry is increasing. This is partly due to the expanding digitalisation of these systems. The high-tech industry is an important pillar for the competitive ...
  • Reducing the complexity of financial networks using network embeddings
    Towards new data driven methods for financial audits
    15 Dec 2020
    Recent accounting scandals, for example the Enron (2001) scandal, Petrobras (2014) scandal and the Wirecard (2019) scandal, emphasize the consequences of untrustworthy financial information. Yet, new data driven ...
  • H2020 grant for TO_AITON project
    11 Dec 2020
    Dr Rick Quax of the Computational Science Lab and Dr Jos Bosch of the Department of Psychology received an H2020 grant of which they are work package leaders.
  • Somaya Ben Allouch (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
    Somaya Ben Allouch appointed professor by special appointment of Human-System Interaction for Health and Wellbeing
    8 Dec 2020
    Dr Somaya Ben Allouch (1979) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Human-System Interaction for Health and Wellbeing at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), with effect from 1 ...
  • Young Talent awards for five UvA students
    30 Nov 2020
    On November 30, five UvA students received a Young Talent Incentive Award of 500 euros from the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW).
  • Methods known from climate science can make Covid-19 models more robust
    19 Nov 2020
    How reliable are the computer models that governments use to decide which measures they should take to control the Covid-19 pandemic? A team led by chemist and computer scientist Peter Coveney put the British model ...
  • Andy Pimentel (foto: Kirsten van Santen)
    Andy Pimentel appointed professor of Embedded Computer Systems
    17 Nov 2020
    Dr Andy Pimentel (1969) has been appointed professor of Embedded Computer Systems at the University of Amsterdam's Faculty of Science.
  • NWO Vidi grants for 10 experienced UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    4 Nov 2020
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to ten researchers from the UvA and the Academic Medical Center (AMC-UvA, part of Amsterdam UMC). The recipients are: Camiel Boon, ...