All stories

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.

The mathematics of privacy-friendly data sharing

For his work on the mathematics of privacy-friendly data sharing, Thomas Attema (TNO and CWI) won the TNO Young Excellent Researcher Award 2021. He was interviewed by TNO Insights.

The mathematics of privacy-friendly data sharing

A short history of quantum computing at CWI

Celebrating CWI’s 76th birthday on the 11th of February 2022, we tell the short history of quantum computing at CWI.

A short history of quantum computing at CWI

CWI scanner revealing art secrets seeks new applications

CWI and Rijksmuseum are exploring the possibilities of CWI's 3D FleX-ray scanner together.

CWI scanner revealing art secrets seeks new applications

Developing Improved Breast Cancer Imaging Techniques

Breast Cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in women worldwide. Felix Lucka from the Computational Imaging group at CWI is part of a European research team that develops novel …

Developing Improved Breast Cancer Imaging Techniques

Scanning volcanic rocks in our FleX-Ray lab

The FleX-ray CT-scanner located at the CWI, is a flexible system that can scan a large range of different objects. Even volcanic rocks!

Scanning volcanic rocks in our FleX-Ray lab

Saving Lives With Mathematics

"We have developed methods and models that ensure that ambulances arrive on time more often. For us, it's not just about publishing in top scientific journals. Our work is primarily an example …

CWI Algemeen 2022 09 29-054

Pablo Cesar: The Outlook for Virtual Meetups

When Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica celebrated its 75th anniversary online due to a lockdown earlier this year, two colleagues immersed in a virtual world, did cut a virtual birthday cake together. Fortunately, …

Pablo Cesar: The Outlook for Virtual Meetups

Coming Out Day 2021 - Pleading for pronouns

At the celebration of the Coming Out Day 2021 on 11 October LGBTI+ coordinator Léon Ouwerkerk (CWI) wrote a personal column, pleading for mentioning pronouns when you introduce yourself.

Coming Out Day 2021 - Pleading for pronouns