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Meet new Face of Science Tamara Florijn

KNAW recently appointed twelve new Faces of Science to expand the network of PhD students who promote science through blogs, vlogs and presentations. One of them is Tamara Florijn,a PhD student in …

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ERCIM researchers and EC discuss GenAI: tools or threat?

ERCIM organized a visionary event on Generative AI. The outcome will be used as input for a vision document for research institutes and the European Commission. CWI and Inria were co-sponsor of …

ERCIM Visionary Event, 16 April 2024, with Abdallah al Ali (CWI) as a speaker and Han La Poutré (CWI & ERCIM Vice President)

Call semester programme development 2025-2027

The new Call for Proposals is now open! CWI invites colleagues from Dutch universities to jointly develop proposals for CWI Research Semester Programmes.

CWI Algemeen 2022 09 15-016

CWI involved in new consortium for Revolutionizing the European Industrial Ecosystems through eXtended Reality

The Distributed and Interactive Systems (DIS) group participates in the INDUX-R (Transforming European Industrial Ecosystems through eXtended Reality enhanced with human-centric AI and secure, 5G-enabled IoT) program, together with other 17 organizations …

CWI Algemeen 2022 09 29-018

ERC Advanced Grant for Peter Grünwald for research on a revolutionary statistical theory

Peter Grünwald, senior researcher in 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 …

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Stieltjes Prize 2022-2023 for Lucas Slot

Former CWI PhD student Lucas Slot has been awarded the Stieltjes Prize for the best mathematical PhD thesis in the Netherlands. Slot did his PhD research at CWI, defended his thesis ‘cum …

Lucas Slot, giving his Stieljes Prize speech at NMC 2024 in Lunteren. Picture: Marieke Kranenburg.

Tim Baarslag joins KNAW Council for Natural Sciences and Technology

Senior researcher Tim Baarslag joined the KNAW Council for Natural Sciences and Technology (RNTW) this month. The RNTW is one of the four internal advisory councils of the KNAW.

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Stacey Jeffery appointed professor by special appointment at UvA

CWI's researcher Stacey Jeffery has been appointed professor by special appointment of Quantum Information at the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Jeffery also stays affiliated with CWI as …

Stacey Jeffery by Ivar Pel (for Academic Stories/CWI, 2019, photo nr 124). With focus area.