Digital Society

The innovative research programme by the Dutch universities

18 February 2020

Making data breach reports available for research purposes

Dr Bernold Nieuwesteeg of Erasmus School of Law investigated, together with colleague Prof. Michael Faure and Prof. Michel van Eeten of the TU-Delft, the effect of the data breach reporting obligation as commissioned by the Cyber Security Council (CSR).…
7 February 2020

Vijf nieuwe onderzoeken naar de digitale samenleving

NWO kent drie miljoen euro toe aan vijf nieuwe onderzoeken binnen het programma Digitale samenleving - de geïnformeerde burger. Het doel van het onderzoeksprogramma is om de inzet van digitale…
21 January 2020

Launch of vodcast series ‘Learning in a Digital Society’

The digital revolution is having a significant impact on the way we learn and the ways in which educational institutions operate and engage with their students. Learning in a Digital…
25 February 2020

Developing a Culture of Learning Analytics – 20 March

Innovation Room #15: CLASH – Developing a Culture of Learning Analytics Friday 20 March, 12:00 - 17:00 Location: TU Delft Teaching Lab (building 32A), Landbergstraat 15, Delft Register now for…
25 February 2020

AI @ Work – 5 & 6 March

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.…
10 December 2019

Symposium Consumer and Data Privacy – 24 Jan

The digital revolution of legal, social and economic interaction The overarching theme of this international symposium will be to identify the boundaries for the ethical and legal integration and application…
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8 November 2019

Preventing a digital divide between patients: Research lines Health & Wellbeing and Citizenship & Democracy organize workshop on digital literacy in health care

Digital technologies have sparked a variety of innovative apps and e-health tools that allow for more efficient screening, monitoring or even treatment of patients. However, millions of Dutch citizens are…

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
facilitated by VSNU

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