Digital Society

Join us at the first Digital Society Conference on 27 November 2018

News
13 November 2018

The future is digital, but are you?

Many years ago, Marcel Boersma analysed old, yellowed newsprint for his PhD research on the history of the Leeuwarder Courant newspaper. Since then, digitalization has caused his research to shift…
News
6 November 2018

Kick-off community of Digital Society researchers triggers inspiring debates

On 30 October, the Dutch universities welcomed 18 postdoc and PhD researchers from a wide range of disciplines who have joined – or will join shortly – the Digital Society…
NewsEvents
9 October 2018

Digital Society Conference 27 November

Digital information technology is becoming ever more deeply and rapidly entrenched in our society. It won’t be long before everyone is permanently connected to each other via the Internet. It…
NewsEvents
9 October 2018

Digital Society Conference 27 November

Digital information technology is becoming ever more deeply and rapidly entrenched in our society. It won’t be long before everyone is permanently connected to each other via the Internet. It…
Events
5 October 2018

iHUB LED conference: the future of lifelong learning 

iHUB LED conference the future of lifelong learning  November 8th, 12.30-17.00  Microsoft Headquarters, Schiphol   MEET THE INNOVATORS & GAME CHANGERS from different corners of science, education & business   WHY?…
Events
14 June 2018

#RESHAPINGWORK2018: 25 & 26 October

#RESHAPINGWORK2018 The rise of the platform economy has introduced a convenient way to match those in need of services to those who can offer them, and all with a click…

About the Digital Society

We are living in a digital society, in which every aspect of our lives is profoundly being affected by the digitalisation of data: how we communicate and socialise; how we work, learn, stay healthy and participate in politics and the economy. Digitalisation promises tremendous benefits; for better health, more efficient mobility, efficient energy use, and flourishing companies. In the Digital Society programme, leading researchers from all fourteen universities in the Netherlands are working together to adress the many pressing questions raised by the emergence of a digital society.

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Digital Society -
a research programme by all
fourteen Dutch research universities
facilitated by VSNU

Data principles are designed to further responsible use of data and are based on human values

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