Six promising digital talents, including two UG students, have been nominated for the Noorden Digitaal Talent Award. Noorden Digitaal, a networking organization for digital society, awards this prize to offer students and school pupils from the provinces of Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe a platform to showcase their digital discoveries and solutions.
UG students Yulia Akinina and Leonardo Arriagada have been nominated for the award. Akinina has an idea for a digital solution to diagnose language disabilities while Arriagada wants to shed more light on the creative capabilities that computers could also possess. Their video pitches can be watched on the Noorden Digitaal website.
The Noorden Digitaal Talent Award comprises a prize awarded by an expert jury as well as an audience award for the project that receives the most votes. The audience vote is open on the website until Sunday 7 February.
The State Secretary of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Mona Keijzer, will announce the winners via a livestream on Wednesday 10 February at 4 p.m. as part of the national Nederland Digitaal conference.
Prof. Moniek Tromp has been appointed Captain of Science of the Chemistry Top Sector by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. As from 1 July 2023, she succeeded Prof. Bert Weckhuysen from Utrecht University.
Leonardo Arriagada Beltran conducted his PhD research on the interface of computer-generated art and the constantly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He will defend his Phd thesis on 21 September. His research offers valuable insights...
Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi have been nominated by New Scientist for Wetenschapstalent 2023 (Science Talent 2023). This election is meant to give young scientists and their research a stage.
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