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  • Chatbot DKE

    #MeTooMaastricht chatbot in the news

    11-09-2019

    Together with Dr. Jerry Spanakis, five DKE master’s students built a chatbot that helps victims of sexual harrassment. UK-based online tech magazine The Register discussed their preprint (article in English), which led to international coverage in newspapers Het Financieele Dagblad (NL), De Morgen (BE) and El País (ESP).

  • ETPathfinder

    Prototype Einstein Telescope arises in Maastricht

    10-09-2019

    Magazine 'Technisch Weekblad' interviewed Prof. Hild about the technical challenges that he faces during the development of ETPathfinder: Einstein Telescope prototype. (in Dutch)

  • ton

    Ton Geurts joins BISCI as new Business Development Director

    27-08-2019

    Ton Geurts will join BISCI as Business Development Director. He will support Greenport Venlo logistics and supply chain management from the Brightlands Campus in the Limburg region through smart and sustainable innovations.

  • KI als Schulfach

    Essay on the position of AI in Europe

    23-08-2019

    Prof. Gerhard Weiss wrote an essay for the Sueddeutsche Zeitung: ‘KI als Schulfach’. What can policy makers and businesses do to ensure Europe stays competitive in the field of Artificial Intelligence? (Essay in German)

  • DKE - Digital Ludeme Project - Senet

    The Digital Ludeme Project features on VICE

    21-08-2019

    VICE’s Motherboard discussed Artificial Intelligence for ancient games with Dr. Cameron Browne, and played some games themselves. (Interview in English)

  • Prof. Roberta N. Haar gave the introductory speech at 'De Balie' in Amsterdam.

    NATO: under attack?

    28-06-2019

    The U.S. as Europe’s protector: will Trump turn his back on Europe? Prof. Roberta N. Haar gave the introductory speech at 'De Balie' in Amsterdam.

  • DKE - Ancient games and Artificial Intelligence

    Machine learning is about to revolutionize the study of ancient games

    20-06-2019

    MIT Technology Review discusses the Digital Ludeme Project and the founding of a new research field combining AI and the study of ancient games.

  • Dear Peter Møllgaard

    Dean Peter Møllgaard on the value of university rankings

    22-05-2019

    Each year, various publications such as the Financial Times and Times Higher Education release university rankings, rating schools on various criteria to indicate which programmes offer the best educational investment. Although there are differing views on what these ratings actually reveal, Peter Møllgaard, SBE’s Dean for the last year, believes they are quite valuable.  

  • Melanie Feeney

    Meet Melanie Feeney: an advocate of interdisciplinary research

    17-05-2019

    Originally from Australia, Melanie Feeney's career path includes the completion of a master's degree in sustainability in Sydney, research on sustainable business in remote and rural Australia and Southeast Asia as well as a role as Education Development Officer at UM. Building on her extensive experience, Feeney has decided to now focus her research on how organisations transition towards sustainability, under the umbrella of the SBE research theme Sustainable Development.

  • MaTHiSiS Turtlebot

    Smart devices tailor their teaching to your emotions

    16-05-2019

    For the European Horizon 2020 innovation project MaTHiSiS, researchers taught machines how to teach you by learning from watching you learn.

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