Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Sun, 26 May 2024 10:36:49 +0200 Tue, 21 May 2024 16:00:00 +0200 Payal Arora to serve on UN Advisory Committee https://www.uu.nl/en/news/payal-arora-to-serve-on-un-advisory-committee Payal Arora has been invited be a member of the Advisory Committee of the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV). 140688 Tue, 21 May 2024 16:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Research meets sightseeing: reviewing thousands of papers in Utrecht’s historical gems https://www.uu.nl/en/news/research-meets-sightseeing-reviewing-thousands-of-papers-in-utrechts-historical-gems Researchers will train AI-models to identify publications relevant to the IMPROVE project, which seeks to improve how healthcare utilizes patient-generated health data. 140330 Tue, 07 May 2024 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Spin-off Utrecht University eases administrative burden of healthcare professionals https://www.uu.nl/en/news/spin-off-utrecht-university-eases-administrative-burden-of-healthcare-professionals Verticai specializes in pioneering software solutions, based on speech recognition and AI language models, designed to significantly reduce the administrative responsibilities confronting healthcare providers. 140057 Tue, 30 Apr 2024 15:25:00 +0200 Nieuws 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 “Music is not an extra, it's a basic necessity” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/music-is-not-an-extra-its-a-basic-necessity Music and computer science are the two passions of Anja Volk. By connecting these two fields, the professor of Music Information Computing hopes to unlock the fundamental role of music in our lives. 139923 Mon, 22 Apr 2024 15:19:00 +0200 Nieuws Multimodal context in multilingual referential communication: Integrating deep learning and human perception https://www.uu.nl/en/news/multimodal-context-in-multilingual-referential-communication-integrating-deep-learning-and-human The goal of this project is to model the interaction between perception and language to develop human-centred, cognitively plausible AI models of referential communication. 139852 Mon, 22 Apr 2024 09:56:00 +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 Higher carnivorous dinosaur biodiversity of famous Kem Kem beds, Morocco https://www.uu.nl/en/news/higher-carnivorous-dinosaur-biodiversity-of-famous-kem-kem-beds-morocco New combination of analyses was performed on teeth of carnivorous dinosaurs, 138450 Tue, 12 Mar 2024 14:00:00 +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 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 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 “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 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 Newsflash Faculty of Science: AI and occupational risks, communication about ocean issues, and more https://www.uu.nl/en/news/newsflash-faculty-of-science-ai-and-occupational-risks-communication-about-ocean-issues-and-more In this newsflash, you will find quick, bite-sized updates on a range of topics that we wish to share with you in addition to the other, more extensive articles in our newsfeed. 137373 Wed, 07 Feb 2024 14:43:00 +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 Responsible Use of AI in Education: A Guide https://www.uu.nl/en/news/responsible-use-of-ai-in-education-a-guide Generative AI, such as ChatGPT, is an integral part of today's educational landscape. How do you, as a teacher, navigate this? A project group within the Faculty of Humanities has developed materials this summer to assist educators. 137130 Tue, 23 Jan 2024 12:37:00 +0100 Nieuws