Digital Society

Data as starting point and where people take centre stage

News
17 July 2018

Join our team!

We are hiring. The Dutch universities currently have the following vacancies as part of the Digital Society programme. Applications are considered via the Academic Transfer website. Postdoctoral researcher Citizenship, Democracy…
smart city News
6 July 2018

“Science Fiction & Information Law” Essay Competition

“To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before…” Science fiction and information law have more in common than meets the eye. Both are fascinated by new and emerging technologies,…
News
18 June 2018

600 Experts in Artificial Intelligence Sign a Letter Calling for European Action

Today, 600 leading experts in artificial intelligence released a letter calling on European and national leaders to drastically ramp up their support for research excellence and innovation in artificial intelligence…
Events
5 July 2018

Save the date: 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
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…
Events
1 June 2018

The Third Interdisciplinary Summerschool on Privacy

Call for Participation 3rd Interdisciplinary Summer school on Privacy (ISP 2018) July 9-13, 2018, Berg en Dal / Nijmegen (The Netherlands) Theme: AI, Algorithms & Privacy   We invite doctoral…
Events
31 May 2018

Data Science for Health & Prevention

The Spring Event will be organised on Thursday May 31th 2018 from 13:30 –18:00 in Leiden.

About the Digital Society

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 has already become clear that extensive digitalisation is set to radically change practically all aspects of society, not only in the Netherlands but throughout the world. The Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges.

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a research programme by all
fourteen Dutch research universities
facilitated by VSNU

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