Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Fri, 19 Apr 2024 01:08:55 +0200 Thu, 18 Apr 2024 16:07:00 +0200 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 KLM Royal Dutch Airlines joins AI & Mobility Lab https://www.uu.nl/en/news/klm-royal-dutch-airlines-joins-ai-mobility-lab KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will collaborate with Utrecht University in the AI Labs in the field of artificial intelligence. 139173 Thu, 28 Mar 2024 12:00:00 +0100 Nieuws “Empathetic computers can bring people closer” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/empathetic-computers-can-bring-people-closer If a computer learns to better understand human emotions, it could in turn teach humans to be more empathetic and mindful of ‘the other’. An end to loneliness, exclusion and other such woes? In his inaugural lecture, Professor Egon van den Broek outlined a future in which ‘sensitive machines’ bring humans closer together. 138395 Fri, 08 Mar 2024 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Major DNA changes important in colorectal cancer https://www.uu.nl/en/news/major-dna-changes-important-in-colorectal-cancer A multidisciplinary research team led by professor Sanne Abeln has used AI technology to discover the importance of major changes in the DNA of cancer cells. 138382 Thu, 07 Mar 2024 10:22:00 +0100 Nieuws Bus driver and Assistant Professor: a unique double position https://www.uu.nl/en/news/bus-driver-and-assistant-professor-a-unique-double-position An interview with Marcel van Kooten Niekerk, Assistant Professor at Information and computing sciences AND bus driver. 137700 Wed, 14 Feb 2024 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws “We are witnessing the development of a new scientific discipline: Process Science” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/we-are-witnessing-the-development-of-a-new-scientific-discipline-process-science On Friday, 19 January, Hajo Reijers held his inaugural lecture in the Academiegebouw of Utrecht University. Since 2019, Reijers has been Professor of Business Process Management & Analytics in the Department of Information and Computing Sciences. 137032 Fri, 19 Jan 2024 10:25:00 +0100 Nieuws Outpacing fraudsters with AI https://www.uu.nl/en/news/outpacing-fraudsters-with-ai Stories from the Lab: an interview Ioana Karnstedt-Hulpus from the AI Lab for Sustainable Finance 136304 Tue, 12 Dec 2023 11:09:00 +0100 Nieuws Daniel Dadush appointed Professor of Geometry of Optimisation https://www.uu.nl/en/news/daniel-dadush-appointed-professor-of-geometry-of-optimisation The mission of this professorship is to advance the field of research and enhance its societal impact through a collaborative effort with computer scientists at Utrecht. Dadush: "The potential for synergy is vast when we combine our strengths." 136179 Mon, 11 Dec 2023 16:30:00 +0100 Nieuws Computer scientist Tim Baarslag appointed fellow of the Netherlands Academy of Engineering https://www.uu.nl/en/news/computer-scientist-tim-baarslag-appointed-fellow-of-the-netherlands-academy-of-engineering The NAE is a new initiative that brings together Dutch leading experts and innovators in science. It receives financial support from the Dutch Ministries of Education, Culture, and Science, as well as the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate. 135163 Thu, 02 Nov 2023 14:41:00 +0100 Nieuws Two grants for Frans Adriaans’ research on computer models of language development https://www.uu.nl/en/news/two-grants-for-frans-adriaans-research-on-computer-models-of-language-development Linguist Frans Adriaans is a recipient of both the Dynamics of Youth Invigoration Grant and the Human-centred Artificial Intelligence Grant. 131274 Tue, 06 Jun 2023 13:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Eight new AI Labs open at Utrecht University https://www.uu.nl/en/news/eight-new-ai-labs-open-at-utrecht-university Since 11 May, Utrecht University has added another eight AI labs. They all officially opened at the Utrecht AI Labs event, bringing the number of AI Labs in Utrecht to a total of 14. 130799 Mon, 22 May 2023 11:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Over 400 visitors for second Utrecht AI Labs Event https://www.uu.nl/en/news/over-400-visitors-for-second-utrecht-ai-labs-event During the Utrecht AI Labs Event 2023, Utrecht AI Labs researchers and partners from business, policy and civil society discussed the application of AI and data science in daily practice. 130582 Fri, 12 May 2023 13:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Five professors appointed at Information and Computing Sciences https://www.uu.nl/en/news/five-professors-appointed-at-information-and-computing-sciences Each of the professorships involves an internal candidate. The appointments are part of a growth programme with extra attention to diversity. 130067 Mon, 01 May 2023 14:53:00 +0200 Nieuws Hoogleraar in het Academiegebouw van de Universiteit Utrecht Sanne Abeln appointed Professor of AI Technology for Life https://www.uu.nl/en/news/sanne-abeln-appointed-professor-of-ai-technology-for-life Abeln and her research group will focus on developing technology in the field of artificial intelligence to gain more insight into complex biological systems. 129125 Thu, 30 Mar 2023 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws NWO grant for research on tackling subversive crime in port of Rotterdam https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-grant-for-research-on-tackling-subversive-crime-in-port-of-rotterdam Researchers, government organisations and companies will work together to tackle cocaine trafficking, human smuggling and corruption in and around the port of Rotterdam. 129002 Tue, 28 Mar 2023 09:40:00 +0200 Nieuws Massimo Poesio appointed Professor of Natural Language Understanding https://www.uu.nl/en/news/massimo-poesio-appointed-professor-of-natural-language-understanding His research will focus on the field of natural language understanding, in close collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities. 128453 Thu, 09 Mar 2023 10:14:00 +0100 Nieuws Model study shows that local measures could control pandemics while reducing societal impact https://www.uu.nl/en/news/model-study-shows-that-local-measures-could-control-pandemics-while-reducing-societal-impact Model may provide a handle to policymakers to find a balance between the control of an epidemic and the people’s well-being. 128362 Tue, 07 Mar 2023 09:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Conceptual maps illustrate diversity of European values https://www.uu.nl/en/news/conceptual-maps-illustrate-diversity-of-european-values European Values Maps is an interactive website where scientific data on basic human values across Europe has been depicted in an entirely innovative way. 127269 Thu, 16 Feb 2023 13:23:00 +0100 Nieuws How FAIR is the software landscape of Utrecht University? https://www.uu.nl/en/news/how-fair-is-the-software-landscape-of-utrecht-university [interview] Graduate Keven Quach wanted to know how FAIR the code and software is developed by researchers at Utrecht University. Read the full FAIR Story here. 127325 Mon, 30 Jan 2023 18:17:00 +0100 Nieuws A major boost for Utrecht's AI research https://www.uu.nl/en/news/a-major-boost-for-utrechts-ai-research In total, 87.3 million euros will be invested in ROBUST over the next ten years by 17 universities and colleges, 19 industrial partners, and 15 societal partners. 127029 Wed, 25 Jan 2023 10:00:00 +0100 Nieuws