Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Mon, 27 May 2024 05:29:28 +0200 Thu, 25 Apr 2024 14:34:00 +0200 Exploring the potential of data donations https://www.uu.nl/en/news/exploring-the-potential-of-data-donations Data donation presents a new and unique approach to collecting digital trace data. The team of Karin van Es and Dennis Nguyen are conducting two pilot studies involving Netflix and ChatGPT. 140040 Thu, 25 Apr 2024 14:34:00 +0200 Nieuws Utrecht leads research on misinformation and deepfakes https://www.uu.nl/en/background/utrecht-leads-research-on-misinformation-and-deepfakes With the arrival of Federica Russo at Utrecht University, the coordination of the European SOLARIS project has also come under Utrecht's control. 140059 Thu, 25 Apr 2024 11:24:00 +0200 Nieuws AI Act as the bottom, ethics as the ceiling https://www.uu.nl/en/news/ai-act-as-the-bottom-ethics-as-the-ceiling On April 2, the Data and Society Knowledge Network, in collaboration with the Municipality of Utrecht and Utrecht University, organized the Meetup 'AI act: maximum or minimum? 139998 Wed, 24 Apr 2024 16:23:00 +0200 Nieuws NWO grants for AI research on privacy-preserving cancer studies and virtual harassment https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-grants-for-ai-research-on-privacy-preserving-cancer-studies-and-virtual-harassment Twee projecten van Utrechtse onderzoekers krijgen een subsidie vanuit het Nationaal Groeifonds-programma AINed. 139814 Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:07:00 +0200 Nieuws New grants for research projects in the SIGs of Applied Data Science https://www.uu.nl/en/news/new-grants-for-research-projects-in-the-sigs-of-applied-data-science The focus area Applied Data Science again provides funding to finance research projects within the SIGs of Applied Data Science. 139355 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 16:38:00 +0200 Nieuws focusgebied Applied Data Science Jessica Dorsey appointed as Expert Advisor for GC REAIM https://www.uu.nl/en/news/jessica-dorsey-appointed-as-expert-advisor-for-gc-reaim Jessica Dorsey joins the Global Commission on Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the Military Domain (GC REAIM) as an expert in international humanitarian law 139360 Thu, 04 Apr 2024 16:10:00 +0200 Nieuws Call for Papers: Innovative Methods for Video-on-Demand Research https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-for-papers-innovative-methods-for-video-on-demand-research We invite papers that propose, modify, elaborate, demonstrate or reflect on innovative methods for studying video-on-demand services (VODs) 138788 Tue, 19 Mar 2024 11:28:00 +0100 Nieuws NWO Impact Explorer grant for research on teaching in the digitising classroom https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-impact-explorer-grant-for-research-on-teaching-in-the-digitising-classroom Niels Kerssens has been awarded an NWO Impact Explorer grant for his research project on teaching in the digitising classroom and critical digital literacy. 138344 Fri, 08 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Recommendations on the Use of Synthetic Data to Train AI Models https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/recommendations-on-the-use-of-synthetic-data-to-train-ai-models Professor of Inclusive AI Cultures Payal Arora co-wrote a United Nations University report with guidelines for training AI models through artificially generated data. 138388 Thu, 07 Mar 2024 14:04:00 +0100 Nieuws “When it comes to digital culture, we need to look at the Global South” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/when-it-comes-to-digital-culture-we-need-to-look-at-the-global-south Newly appointed Professor of Inclusive AI Cultures Payal Arora explains why it is inevitable to look at the Global South when looking at AI and digital cultures. 138285 Wed, 06 Mar 2024 14:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Doing Digital Migration Studies: Theories and Practices of the Everyday https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/doing-digital-migration-studies-theories-and-practices-of-the-everyday Doing Digital Migration Studie, edited by Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi, offers a comprehensive entry into a variety of debates, interventions, and discussions. 137991 Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:37:00 +0100 Nieuws Course: AI in Recruitment https://www.uu.nl/en/news/course-ai-in-recruitment Wetenschappers van het door de EU gefinancierde project FINDHR organiseren een gratis cursus over werven met AI en discriminatie voorkomen. 138909 Fri, 16 Feb 2024 09:39:00 +0100 Nieuws “We want to take part in shaping the digital society” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/we-want-to-take-part-in-shaping-the-digital-society The Data School is making an impact on an international scale, raising awareness among scientist and government officials on the ethical impacts of big data projects. 135306 Mon, 12 Feb 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Promoting Open Science and Software at Utrecht University and the UMC Utrecht https://www.uu.nl/en/news/promoting-open-science-and-software-at-utrecht-university-and-the-umc-utrecht As of January 2024, and after several years of successful interdisciplinary collaboration, the Special Interest Group (SIG) Open Statistical Software JASP and R has ceased to exist. 137420 Thu, 01 Feb 2024 10:40:00 +0100 Nieuws Miriam Kullmann appointed professor of Social Law at Utrecht University https://www.uu.nl/en/news/miriam-kullmann-appointed-professor-of-social-law-at-utrecht-university As of February 1, 2024, Miriam Kullmann will hold the chair of Social Law at Utrecht University. She focuses, among other things, on technology and employment law. 137274 Mon, 29 Jan 2024 12:22:00 +0100 Nieuws Utrecht University developed performance review: “Structural evaluation of AI is needed” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-university-developed-performance-review-structural-evaluation-of-ai-is-needed A project team led by Utrecht University examined how companies can monitor the functioning of their AI applications. Project leader Iris Muis tells more. 137047 Mon, 29 Jan 2024 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Child and family influencers on social media in the Netherlands: an exploratory research https://www.uu.nl/en/news/child-and-family-influencers-on-social-media-in-the-netherlands-an-exploratory-research Researchers affiliated with Utrecht University's law faculty investigated the rise of child and family influencers on social media in the Netherlands 137264 Thu, 25 Jan 2024 17:11:00 +0100 Nieuws Disinformation in Africa: “Where do you go if you need the truth?” https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/disinformation-in-africa-where-do-you-go-if-you-need-the-truth Prof. dr. Bruce Mutsvairo talks about disinformation and propaganda on the African continent, and also about the role of Russia in the situation. 136623 Wed, 17 Jan 2024 11:49:00 +0100 Nieuws Centre for Digital Humanities launches staff and student education program of Spring 2024 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/centre-for-digital-humanities-launches-staff-and-student-education-program-of-spring-2024 Course registration for the CDH workshops and lectures of the spring are open. 136959 Tue, 16 Jan 2024 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws UU-researchers Albert Meijer and Erna Ruijer in Project on Moral Smart City https://www.uu.nl/en/news/uu-researchers-albert-meijer-and-erna-ruijer-in-project-on-moral-smart-city The objective of the research is to develop methods for cities to engage citizens in ethical debates on smart city developments. 136838 Mon, 15 Jan 2024 10:56:00 +0100 Nieuws