Algoritmer kan spore fake news.

Technology as a weapon in the battle against fake news

Computer Science DepartmentResearchalgorithmsartificial intelligencemediaLeon Derczynski

March 13, 2019

Algorithms can help us identify false stories, but letting technology be the judge of what is true and false is not without its problems, says Leon Derczynski, a researcher at ITU specializing in automatic detection of fake news and misinformation.

IT-Universitetet i København.

The IT University of Copenhagen launches Center for Information Security and Trust

Carsten SchürmannBusiness IT DepartmentComputer Science DepartmentDigital Design DepartmentIT security

March 11, 2019

With the establishment of a multidisciplinary research center, the IT University aims to create a foundation for raising the level of IT security in Denmark so that it matches current and future cyber threats.

Barbara Plank, forsker på ITU.

ITU researcher wins Amazon Research Award

Computer Science DepartmentResearchalgorithmsawardsartificial intelligenceBarbara Plank

March 8, 2019

Barbara Plank, Associate Professor from ITU’s Natural Language Processing (NLP) research group, has received a prestigious Amazon Research Award (ARA) for her work on improving automatic language understanding, for instance in digital assistants.

AIR Lab på ITU.

New ITU lab examines the emotional aspects of technology

Digital Design DepartmentEducationResearchdesignJonas Fritsch

March 5, 2019

Technology has become such a substantial part of our lives that it affects our experience of ourselves and our surroundings. AIR Lab is a new interdisciplinary meeting place at ITU that takes the emotional aspects of technology seriously.

’Great Deletion Poetry Rave’, ETHOS Lab.

GDPR – now as a poetry collection

Business IT Departmentprivacybig datadigital artRachel Douglas-JonesMarisa Cohn

February 19, 2019

Much of the discussion about GDPR has revolved around how companies can become compliant and avoid fines. But what do the new EU rules on data protection really mean for us as individuals? Two ITU researchers encourage us to reflect on the consequences of GDPR with a new collection of poems based on the legal document itself.

Martin Zachariasen, rektor på ITU.

ITU’s new Vice Chancellor: Continued growth is the main task

About ITUEducationResearchMartin Zachariasen

January 31, 2019

The IT University of Copenhagen's new Vice Chancellor, Martin Zachariasen, is driven by a curiosity for technology and its effect on society. He will work to continue the university's growth by educating more IT specialists and attracting more researchers - and getting more women to take an IT education is a key issue for him.

ITU-kandidater bag ny Virtual Reality-startup.

ITU graduates behind new Virtual Reality startup

Entrepreneurshipdesigncomputer gamesstartups

January 28, 2019

With a new Virtual Reality tool, two entrepreneurs from the IT University of Copenhagen have created a faster and easier way to create 3D animations. Their company, Sidetracked, has just landed a DKK one million investment which will enable them to launch their product this summer.

Forskere vil afdække dansk blockchain-potentiale.

Researchers to uncover Danish blockchain potential

Business IT DepartmentResearchBlockchainRoman Beckbusiness

January 15, 2019

Researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen will provide an overview of blockchain initiatives by Danish companies in order to analyze and uncover the potential of technology. The Danish Industry Foundation has provided DKK 1.3 million in funding for the project, whose analysis will be available in March 2019.

Philippe Bonnet, professor på ITU.

Local data centers can become sustainable alternatives to the tech giants

Computer Science DepartmentResearchdata storagegreen ITPhilippe Bonnet

December 20, 2018

Today, much of our data is stored in huge data centers owned by tech giants like Amazon and Google. Local data centers might in the future present a better and more sustainable alternative, says ITU Professor Philippe Bonnet, who is experimenting with local data centers in the Orkney Islands.

IT-Universitetet i København

Carlsberg funding for research on surgery robots and AI in Danish

ResearchComputer Science DepartmentBusiness IT Departmentartificial intelligencegrantsNatalie SchluterBarbara Plank

December 6, 2018

The Carlsberg Foundation is funding three projects at ITU, including research on surgery robots and methods for creating better AI solutions in Danish.