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

Viewing computer science through the lens of cryptography

On Friday 30 September 2022 Christian Schaffner gives his inaugural lecture as professor in theoretical computer science at UvA. Besides his work as a group leader at UvA, he will remain working …

Viewing computer science through the lens of cryptography

Futureproofing computer security

Computer systems need advanced mathematical tools to disguise or encrypt our information and keep it safe from prying eyes.

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CWI involved in two primary Post-Quantum Cryptography standards

Cryptographic standards to protect sensitive electronic data against the threat of quantum computers have finally been selected by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Léo Ducas from CWI's Cryptology …

CWI involved in two Post-Quantum Cryptography standards

Diving into cultural data

Interview with Laura Hollink, group leader of CWI's Human-Centered Data Analytics group, for I/O magazine.

Laura Hollink in I/O Magazine: Diving into cultural data

Remote, but still together

After two years of COVID-19 we all know that communicating through a flat screen is exhausting. Since long before that, Pablo Cesar, group leader of CWI's DIS group and professor at TU …

Human-Centered Multimedia: making remote togetherness possible

Metaprogramming for maintenance at Philips

Jurgen Vinju leads the research group Software Analysis and Transformation (SWAT) at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and is a part-time full professor of automated software analysis at Eindhoven University of Technology.

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Female mathematics and computer science students wanted for Constance van Eeden PhD Fellowship

To stimulate the recruitment of female PhD candidates, CWI launches the Constance van Eeden PhD Fellowship. Every two years, the fellowship offers one PhD position to a talented young female student in …


Marten van Dijk in New Scientist article on solving privacy problems

Marten van Dijk, head of CWI’s Computer Security group, was quoted in the international edition of New Scientist on ‘An extreme form of encryption could solve big data's privacy problem’.

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