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European researchers publish Quantum Software Manifesto

Researchers and industry specialists across Europe, led by Harry Buhrman (director of QuSoft, group leader at CWI, and professor at the University of Amsterdam), have launched a Quantum Software Manifesto. With the Manifesto, the group aims to increase awareness of and support for quantum software research.

Ans Hekkenberg gives TEDx talk on diversity in science

CWI Communication Manager Ans Hekkenberg gave a TEDx talk titled ‘Diversity - A Requisite for Excellent Science’. In her talk, Hekkenberg advocates for a greater diversity in science and she details why excellent science is essential for facing future challenges.

CWI merges with NWO Institutes Organisation

With effect from 1 January 2018, CWI will merge with the NWO Institutes Organisation, NWO-I. The other institutes that join the merger are ASTRON, NIOZ, NSCR and SRON. The institutes AMOLF, ARCNL, DIFFER and Nikhef are already part of NWO-I.