BSc in Data Science
Are you wondering what the BSc in Data Science Programme is all about? Hear Head of Programme, Natalie Schluter, talk about what you learn and what competencies you will get with a bachelor degree in Data Science.
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Oksana Kulyk receives Villum Experiment grant for her research in election technologies
How may society successfully communicate security in election technologies? Assistant Professor in Computer Science at ITU, Oksana Kulyk, has just received a grant to the tune of 1.98 million kroner from the Villum Experiment-programme to answer that question.
Professor profile: Can IT solve the climate crisis?
In his inaugural lecture at ITU, Professor Steffen Dalsgaard will broaden the perspective on how technology and digital solutions are employed in the climate crisis. The lecture will take place at the IT University’s auditorium in DR Byen October 1 at 2 p.m.
IT educators may ensure greater student diversity with people-themed teaching
Two new research articles suggest simple ways for IT educators to plan teaching practices and course material in order to attract a broader student demographic. The research results were recently presented at the renowned ACM International Computing Education Research conference (ICER 2021).
Barbara Plank wants to broaden the field of NLP to deal with variability in language use
Barbara Plank has been appointed professor at the Computer Science department at ITU. Her ambition is to broaden the scale of Natural Language Processing and make it more inclusive. She will be giving her inaugural lecture entitled “NLP for everyone” in auditorium 3 at ITU on September 2.
ITU researchers receive funding to create digital mental healthcare platform for Syrian refugees
The Novo Nordisk Foundation is financing a one-year project aiding healthcare workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan to the tune of two million kroner. The project is spearheaded by Associate Professor Lars Rune Christensen and PhD fellow Hasib Ahsan who have previously worked on digital healthcare screening of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Professor Profile: Sebastian Risi develops AI by having machines play videogames
How do you teach a computer to be creative and adaptive? The same way we humans learn it: by playing games and solving problems. Professor of Digital Design Sebastian Risi uses games to train neural networks for problem solving in the real world. He will give his inaugural lecture entitled "Creative AI: Machines that Play, Adapt, and Create" on August 23.
New technology detects and measures online hate against women
ITU researchers have completed a large-scale collection, classification, and categorization of misogyny in Danish social media. It is a potential gamechanger in the fight against abusive online behaviour.
Megaproject mastermind moves from Oxford to ITU
Project managers’ must-read and megaproject master. The renowned scholar has many names. Soon Professor Bent Flyvbjerg will also have a Danish postcode again. A grant of DKK 30 million from VILLUM FONDEN has enabled the IT University of Copenhagen to recruit the leading international researcher.
ITU led project will make automated translation more reliable
According to associate professor at the IT University, Leon Derczynski, the Danish Gigaword Project has the potential to improve everything from automated translation to misinformation detection.
Meet the ITU researcher paving the way for a better bicycle infrastructure in cities
Associate professor in Data Science at the IT University of Copenhagen, Michael Szell, studies human movement on a large scale among other things to improve conditions for bicyclists in major cities. He is co-author of a ground-breaking paper on human mobility published in the scientific journal Nature.
New research project aims to prevent flaws in critical software
Hospitals, banks, and airports—today, software is at the heart of many of society’s critical functions. A new research project, led by Associate Professor at the IT University, Marco Carbone, aims to develop mathematical models to prevent flaws in critical software. The project has recently been awarded 2.8 million kroner from Independent Research Fund Denmark.
New podcast series brings the digital welfare up for debate
In the podcast series ‘Digital Welfare – What is it?’, Center for Digital Welfare focuses on how digitalisation has changed the premises of our welfare. The series’ seven episodes are made in collaboration with journalist Anders Kjærulff.
ITU Summer University will be open to students from other universities
The popular Summer University-programme allows ITU students to reduce the workload of the regular semester by attending courses over the summer. This year, visiting students and foreign exchange students from other universities in Denmark are invited to apply for courses at Summer University. Submit your application before May 14.
Research suggests that predictive modelling is not a good replacement for caseworkers’ assessment at job centres
Using artificial intelligence to predict long term unemployment among welfare seekers can be problematic in practice. That is the conclusion drawn in a new research article entitled “We Would Never Write That Down”: Classifications of Unemployed and Data Challenges for AI published in the proceedings of the ACM on HCI (PACM HCI), as part of the leading international conference on computer supported cooperative work (CSCW 2021).
New research project at ITU: How can we make digitalization of the public sector a citizen driven project?
The lack of user participation in the digitalization of the public sector in the Nordic countries blocks a truly successful digital transformation. The aim of the new research project CAPE is to investigate how to increase user involvement in the development of public e-services.
New IT University cofounded pioneer centre to bolster Danish artificial intelligence research
The pioneer centre, established by the IT University and four other Danish universities, has received DKK 352,4 million in funding to conduct artificial intelligence research focussed on social issues, design, and ethics.
Christina Hvid has been appointed new member of the Board of ITU
The IT University appointment committee has appointed Christina Hvid, CEO of Molio, as new member of the Board of Directors from April 1, 2021.
Profile of professor Dag Svanæs: ”We’re technological by nature”
In his homeland Norway, the professor at the Digital Design Department, Dag Svanæs, is known for wearing a tail. On Thursday March 25 he will hold his inaugural lecture about the integration of people and technology.
Public digitalisation: Citizens' need for informal IT support will be studied in new research project
As a part of the digitalisation of the public sector, citizens are required to handle more tasks themselves in the contact with governmental institutions and authorities. This is not equally easy for everybody and many people need help. But where can they find that support? A new research project at the IT University of Copenhagen’s Center for Digital Welfare is going to investigate informal welfare work in the digitized state.
ITU ESPRESSO: Preparing Your Business for a Future with Blockchain
Blockchains and similar networks change how we organize economies. But how can businesses best prepare for the emerging future with blockchain? In this ITU ESPRESSO talk, we are joined by ITU Professor and Head of the European Blockchain Center, Roman Beck, for a discussion about blockchain for business and the philosophy behind the digital ledger.
How can we encourage more women to study computer science?
Women are widely underrepresented in Computer Science. In this Direc Talk, Associate Professor at ITU Claus Brabrand considers why this is a problem from a societal, institutional, and individual level.
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