Digital Society

The innovative research programme by the Dutch universities

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3 September 2019

26 Nov: Dutch universities organise second Digital Society Conference

After last year's success, the fourteen Dutch universities, united in the Association of Universities in the Netherlands, are thrilled to announce the return of the Digital Society Conference! On Tuesday…
NewsH&W News
2 September 2019

Andrea Evers wins Stevin Award for Scientific and Societal Impact

Below is a interview from Leiden University with Andrea about the Stevin Award.   Congratulations! What went through your mind when you heard the news? ‘I was on the train,…
News
28 August 2019

Workshop report: Accelerating Digital Humanities Education at DH2019

On 9 July 2019, the workshop ‘Accelerating Digital Humanities Education’ was held at the annual ADHO global conference DH2019 in Utrecht, and organised collaboratively by researchers at several Dutch institutions.…
Events
4 October 2019

5-6 March: AI@Work

5 & 6 March 2020 Amsterdam Are we headed to a smarter workplace, or a dumber future? From automating simple tasks to predicting efficiencies, AI has much to offer business.…
NewsEvents
3 September 2019

26 Nov: Dutch universities organise second Digital Society Conference

After last year's success, the fourteen Dutch universities, united in the Association of Universities in the Netherlands, are thrilled to announce the return of the Digital Society Conference! On Tuesday…
Events
1 September 2019

11 Oct: The impact of AI on work – Predictive Policing

During this KINTalk, two inspiring speakers will talk about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on our work. The presentations promise to be creative and thought-provoking, sparking a conversation that we…
EventsH&W Events
22 July 2019

26 Sep: E-Health conference on Privacy and Legal Matters

The Digital Society - Health & Well-being team is organising an E-Health conference on September 26th: Mind Your Data. The conference responds to the need of researchers, health care providers…

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 address the many pressing questions raised by the emergence of a digital society.

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fourteen Dutch research universities
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