Digital Society

The innovative research programme of the Dutch universities

News
28 March 2022

Roadmap on responsible use of data and algorithms

Data and algorithms are nowadays ubiquitous in many aspects of our society and lives. They are playing an increasing role in scenarios that can be received as low-risk - getting…
News
2 March 2022

Three Innovative Team Science projects Granted in Team Science Call 2022

Three innovative Team Science projects granted in Team Science Call 2022 The Digital Society (‘DiSa’) programme and COMMIT/, a public-private ICT research community, have awarded grants to three innovative Team…
News
1 March 2022

E-magazine of the Digital Society Conference 2021

E-magazine of the Digital Society Conference 2021 The third edition of the Digital Society Conference took place on 29 and 30 November 2021. And because COVID-19 is still with us,…
Events
19 November 2021

Interview: Big Technalized: are our public services in jeopardy?

Interview with Distinguished University Professors José van Dijck and Bart Jacobs The digital world is mostly built on market principles rather than on public values, such as privacy, safety and…
Events
18 November 2021

Responsible Data Science Dilemmas for a Digital Society

Data and algorithms are nowadays ubiquitous in many aspects of our society and lives. They are playing an increasing role in scenarios that can be received as low-risk - getting…
NewsEvents
27 October 2021

Digital Society Conference 2021

After a year of absence due to the COVID pandemic, the Association of Universities in the Netherlands, consisting of fourteen Dutch universities, is back, with a new edition of the…
Events
3 October 2021

FUSION end-of-year cybersecurity event series

Five partners: INTERSCT, DHS, NWO, NCSC and ACCSS collectively organize a series of (physical) events on one day. We call this day a ‘’fusion” of different events, even with slightly different…

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 UNL

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