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CWI publishes news item about its research, education and the social impact of this research on a regular basis. In addition to news items, we also publish more extensive stories about high-profile research or about CWI contributing to tackling social issues.

eScience Center grants CWI project on differentiable programming

Benjamin Sanderse and his Scientific Computing group received a grant from the Netherlands eScience Center to develop a new software framework. This framework will be used to discover new physics models using …

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Peter Boncz appointed ACM Fellow

CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). Boncz is specifically selected for his contributions to the design of columnar, …

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Co-founder DuckDB selected Technology Talent of 2023 by magazine De Ingenieur

Former CWI researcher Mark Raasveldt is one of 15 Technology Talents of 2023 selected by magazine De Ingenieur.

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Hannes Mühleisen appointed as professor at Radboud University

As of January 1, Hannes Mühleisen has been appointed professor by special appointment of Data Engineering at the Faculty of Science's Institute of Radboud University.

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Award for thesis on biased book recommendation systems

Julia Sudnik won the Amsterdam Data Science thesis award. She did an internship at CWI on ‘The effect of feedback loops on fairness in rankings from recommendation systems’.

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ADS Data & Drinks on Machine Learning and MotherDuck

You are cordially invited to a free “Drinks & Data” meetup (organised by CWI and ADS) with three prominent speakers from the CIDR2023 conference.

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CWI Interview with Gilles Brassard

In November 2022 Gilles Brassard was interviewed for personnel magazine We@CWI. Here a copy of this interview.

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IT systems pollute and discriminate, but we can build responsible IT

Digital systems have grown and scaled tremendously in a relatively short period of time. This was accompanied by quick fixes - things we would do differently today. Yet we can create responsible …

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