12 search results for “digital society” in the Staff website
First SAILS Symposium 'The future of AI is human': a photo impression
On October 14, the first symposium of the university-wide initiative SAILS took place. Scientists from Leiden University and other Dutch universities came together to share their enthusiasm and expertise in the field of Artificial Intelligence in a festive symposium, in the atmospheric Museum of Eth…
Hyperlinks to antiquity
Until the 18th century, Latin annotations of well-known classical texts were an important source of scientific knowledge, but over the course of time the texts lost their authority. Classical scholar Maarten Jansen re-examines the annotations of Virgil's Aeneid. PhD defence 20 September.
Public Administration at the front edge of Online Teaching Innovation
This semester the institute of Public Administration launches two SPOCs about Public Values & Ethics and Research design. A SPOC is a Small Private Online Course, the ‘smaller brother’ of a MOOC. This is the first time at FGGA that on campus students can follow their on-campus course fully online. 13
Osteoarchaeology: The Truth in Our Bones
We are pleased to announce that on the 30th of September Dr. Andrea Waters-Rist from the Faculty of Archaeology of Leiden University (The Netherlands) will be launching a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) all about human osteoarchaeology!
VSNU presents Digital Society research agenda
The Digital Society research agenda was presented by the Dutch universities during the VSNU Impact festival on 23 November.
E-zine on the national research programme 'the Digital Society'
The fourteen Dutch universities have published a digital magazine in which the researchers explain the Digital Society programme in text and images.
the Law of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Benjamin Scott, master student Air and Space law in Leiden, was given a unique chance by Professor Pablo Mendes De Leon. Benjamin was allowed to edited “The Law of Unmanned Aircraft Systems”. In close collaboration with the professor, staff of the International Institute for Air and Space Law at Leiden…
Centre for Innovation and LUMC win Surfnet Innovation Challenge
The Leiden University Centre for Innovation and the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have won the Surfnet Innovation Challenge. The team won the prize with an experiment to link a virtual 3D anatomical model to a living human body.
Sybille Lammes new professor of New Media and Digital Culture
Sybille Lammes is leaving Warwick University in Britain to research digital culture in daily life at Leiden University. She will start as professor New Media and Digital Culture on September 1st 2017
Eight new MOOCs
This autumn Leiden University is launching eight new MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) that are available free to the general public. You can follow courses on the theory of evolution, mindfulness, political economy, international law, music, cultural heritage or archaeology.
Use of virtual girl 'Sweetie' to fight child abuse problematic in the Netherlands
The use of virtual girl Sweetie, used by the police to investigate pedofiles, is problematic in the Netherlands. Researchers of Leiden University and Tilburg University conclude that this is due to the criminal law applicable at the moment.
Working visit by Minister Van Engelshoven focuses on digitisation of education
How does online learning strengthen the quality of higher education and what are the barriers to implementing this more broadly? Minister of Education Ingrid van Engelshoven talked about this issue with pioneering lecturers and students from Leiden University, Erasmus University and Delft University