Digital Society

The innovative research programme by the Dutch universities

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11 March 2019

Matchmaking meeting Digital Society – 25 April

UPDATE: This meeting is postponed to 25 April, at the same location.  NWO makes 3 million euros available for research into digitisation issues at the interface of citizenship, new types…
News
7 February 2019

NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities publishes three calls about digitalisation

Society is permeated with developments that have become possible due to digital technology. This digitalisation brings an infinite number of possibilities but also risks and threats and raises major societal…
News
5 February 2019

Mapping global initiatives on digitalisation and society

Numerous initiatives are investigating digitalisation and its effects on society, including our own research programme. Collegium Helveticum (ETH Zurich, University of Zurich and Zurich University of the Arts) and the Digital Society…
NewsEvents
11 March 2019

Matchmaking meeting Digital Society – 25 April

UPDATE: This meeting is postponed to 25 April, at the same location.  NWO makes 3 million euros available for research into digitisation issues at the interface of citizenship, new types…
Events
11 March 2019

Nederland Digitaal

From Monday 18 to Thursday 21 March, the first "Nederland Digitaal" Conference took take place in Theater Gooiland in Hilversum. Academics, business, civil society organisations and governments came together to…
NewsEvents
6 December 2018

First Digital Society Conference a Success

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf3DYQZwhbA During the Digital Society Conference on 27 November, over 300 people from various sectors gathered together and took major strides within the seven research programme themes. What is more,…
NewsEvents
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…

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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