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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.

Sophie Huibert’s experience at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum

In September of 2019, Sophie Huiberts visited the Heidelberg Laureate Forum. In this blog she shares her experience and looks back on this

Sophie Huibert’s experience at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Privacy-friendly and data-driven HIV treatments

Thomas Attema (TNO en CWI) will present a lecture on privacy-friendly and data-driven HIV treatments, at the dcypher Symposium 2019. during the Secure Multi-Party Computation and Data Sharing session.


Interview David Chaum: “Blockchain will decentralize power”

David Chaum (1955) is one of the most important pioneers in encryption. His research laid the technological basis for blockchain and bitcoin. On 21 November 2019, CWI will award him the Dijkstra …

Interview David Chaum: “Blockchain will decentralize power”

“I'd rather write code than papers”

Guido van Rossum (1956) is the founding father of the Python programming language, one of the most popular development tools in the world. In 2019 CWI will award him the Dijkstra Fellowship.


The brain as a computer

On Wednesday 6 November 2019 Sander Bohte (CWI and UvA) will hold his inaugural lecture “the Brain as a computer” as a professor by special appointment of Cognitive Neurobiology.

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Web Pioneer Steven Pemberton

CWI celebrates the career of Web pioneer and CWI researcher Steven Pemberton on 4 October with the symposium ‘Declarative Amsterdam’. Steven is well-known for his work on (X)HTML, CSS and XForms, a …

Inspiring Web Pioneer Steven Pemberton - an interview

Bringing Quantum Computers Closer to Reality

The concept of quantum computing was first proposed back in the 1980s and since then the race has been on to develop the first reliable, scalable quantum computer. Done right, this revolutionary …

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Domein-specifieke talen: meer mogelijk maken met minder code

Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) kennen veel voordelen. Zo is programmeren met DSLs efficiënter, sneller en minder foutgevoelig dan bijvoorbeeld programmeren in Java. Tijs van der Storm, senior onderzoeker aan het CWI en …

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