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  • Reimagine Education Award DKE

    Two silver Reimagine Education Awards for KE@Work

    04-12-2018

    KE@Work won a silver award in the category Best Employer-University Partnership during the gala ceremony in San Francisco.

  • gideon koekoek

    Physics booming at UM

    14-11-2018

    Maastricht University is gearing up to conduct more research in the area of fundamental physics. “The aim is to put UM on the map as a physics institute, in the eyes of other researchers as well as the general public,” says Gideon Koekoek, who joined UM’s research group on gravitational waves in 2017.

  • Klokhuis nomination Serious gaming

    Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs 2017

    15-10-2017

    Together with artist Marie van Vollenhoven, Dr. Jerry Spanakis and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Weiss were nominated for the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs 2017 with their project The Infinity Games. The popular Dutch children’s tv show gives out the award annually (web page in Dutch).

  • Harry Potter

    Extracting spells in Harry Potter

    19-07-2017

    How many spells are cast by the characters in the seven Harry Potter books? That’s what master’s students of Data Science for Decision Making Moritz Haine and Markus Dienstknecht wanted to find out in celebration of Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary. To answer their question, they used text mining, an information retrieval technique common in computer science.

  • MSP - Connor Deacon-Price

    UM student presents anti-cancer research at international conference

    13-07-2017

    Connor Deacon-Price is a recently graduated student at Maastricht Science Programme (MSP) and to be presenting his research in the battle against cancer at a mainstream high-level conference is extremely remarkable

  • Knowledge Engineering ranked first in Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs 2017

    15-11-2016

    For the fourth time in a row our Bachelor Knowledge Engineering received the Quality Seal “Top Rated Programme” from Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs 2017!

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    800 top minds together in Maastricht

    16-07-2016

    From 24 to 28 July, over 650 game theorists from all over the world will come together for the 5th World Congress of the Game Theory Society...

  • Maastricht University participates in two new Horizon 2020 projects in the field of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering

    03-03-2016

    Maastricht University participates in two new Horizon 2020 projects in the field of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering.

  • New name for DKE

    05-01-2016

    With retroactive force, as per 1 September 2015, the Department of Knowledge Engineering is renamed to “Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering.” The abbreviation DKE will remain the same.

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