News and activities

A strong, vibrant and rewarding academic environment is essential for excellent Data Science research. Through a wide variety of community activities UM aims to foster an interfaculty environment for collaborative innovation in the development and application of data science technologies. The community activities will take place both online and offline. The online community platform will be a place to ask questions and to share events, news and success stories. Offline activities will entail seminars, workshops and symposiums.



  • Dani Shanley and Joshi Hogenboom on synthetic data, the pains and gains of interdisciplinarity, and why AI likely won’t release us from having to study the world we live in. 

  • How an honours programme is staving off brain drain

    In the KE@Work programme, students solve a complex, real-world problem while working at a local company. An honours track of the bachelor’s in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, KE@Work provides ambitious students with valuable work...

  • At FSE’s bachelor’s programme Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, KE@Work offers real-world challenges for high-performing students, bright minds for companies, synergies between UM and industry as well as ways to keep international top talent in the region.

More news items
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI): is it an amazing technology that we need to implement absolutely everywhere, or a boogeyman that could spell the end of humanity?

  • Special Chair of Text-Mining Jan Scholtes on how ChatGPT actually works, why it’s an amazing achievement and where we should probably exercise a bit of caution.