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CWI researcher Madelon Hulsebos receives NGF AiNed fellowship

April 19 2024

CWI researcher Madelon Hulsebos receives NGF AiNed fellowship >

Madelon Hulsebos, an incoming tenure-track researcher, has received an NGF AiNed Fellowship grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for a project that enables anyone to make independent, data-driven decisions based on structured data.

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ERC Advanced Grant for Peter Grünwald of the CWI

April 19 2024

ERC Advanced Grant for Peter Grünwald of the CWI >

Peter Grünwald, senior researcher at the Machine Learning group of CWI and part-time full professor of Statistical Learning at Leiden University, has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his research on developing a new, revolutionary theory of statistics.

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COIN-3D: collaborative innovation in 3D VLSI reliability

April 18 2024

COIN-3D: collaborative innovation in 3D VLSI reliability >

The Parallel Computing Systems (PCS) team at the Informatics Institute of the UvA has secured funding for the EU Horizon CSA project "COIN-3D: Collaborative Innovation in 3D VLSI Reliability".

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Podcast: The Good Conversations #26: Responsible Digital Transformations

April 16 2024

Podcast: The Good Conversations #26: Responsible Digital Transformations >

Tune into the latest episode of "The Good Conversations" on Spotify, which delves into the ethical, legal, and societal aspects of digital technologies.

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How AI Can enhance ecosystems

April 15 2024

How AI Can enhance ecosystems >

Sander Klous, a professor at UvA and a partner at KPMG, discusses in a recent article how artificial intelligence can be utilized to enhance data-analysis ecosystems.

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Report: ‘Generative AI in Journalism’

April 15th 2024

Report: ‘Generative AI in Journalism’ >

A new report titled ‘Generative AI in Journalism,’ produce in collaboration with The Asdsociated Press has been published by Ai, Media and Democracy. This comprehensive study surveys news industry professionals on their current use and future desires for generative AI, exploring the ethical and practical issues surrounding its responsible deployment.

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AI in healthcare: ethical issues

April 10 2024

AI in healthcare: ethical issues >

In an opinion piece from De Telegraaf, three medical researchers from Amsterdam UMC argue that the integration of artificial intelligence in healthcare is not only promising but also raises significant ethical and legal questions.
 
 
 
 

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NWO funding for VU's DoPredict Project led by VU professor

April 5 2024

NWO funding for VU's DoPredict Project led by VU professor >

On March 26, 2024, the DoPredict research project, led by Professor of Biophotonics and Medical Imaging Marloes Groot at Vrije Universiteit (VU), received funding through the NWO's Open Technology Program. This project focuses on developing a system for quickly and easily predicting the outcomes of lung treatments by testing combinations of drugs on a small piece of patient tissue.

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NWO AiNed Fellowship grant awarded to Filip Ilievski

April 5 2024

NWO AiNed Fellowship grant awarded to Filip Ilievski >

On March 21, 2024, Assistant Professor of Artificial Intelligence Filip Ilievski was awarded a 900k€ AiNed AI Fellowship for his project "Human-Centric AI Agents with Common Sense". The AiNed AI Fellowships are a competitive program by NWO designed to attract international AI talent to the Netherlands. This grant, along with internal and external co-funding, will enable Ilievski to assemble a team of six young researchers.

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Can artificial intelligence assist us in staining cancer tissue samples?

29 April 2024

Can artificial intelligence assist us in staining cancer tissue samples? >

Last week, researcher Sara Pires de Oliveira received funding from the Dutch Research Council NWO (Dutch Research Council) to explore this concept. 

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Hyperscenarios of artificial intelligence usage: an essay by Nanda Piersma

April 23 2024

Hyperscenarios of artificial intelligence usage: an essay by Nanda Piersma >

In her essay, Nanda Piersma from CREATE-IT APPLIED RESEARCH at HvA discusses the complexity of artificial intelligence and how its deployment by people is key to responsible usage.

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Responsibly connecting on social media: The RE-LINK Project

April 22 2024

Responsibly connecting on social media: The RE-LINK Project >

In the ERC project RE-LINK, Fernando P. Santos and his team examine the social effects of link recommendation algorithms on social media.

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How Artificial Intelligence and data are changing the world of football

April 22 2024

How Artificial Intelligence and data are changing the world of football >

Artificial intelligence is changing the way football coaches analyze and improve corner kicks, according to a joint study by Google DeepMind and Liverpool FC.

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 CWI call semester programme development 2025/2026/2027

April 21 2024

CWI call semester programme development 2025/2026/2027 >

Do you have a mathematics or computer science research topic that deserves broader attention? Would you like to organize more collaboration within the Dutch scientific community?

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