ITU atrium.

ITU conference brings together women in data science

Computer Science DepartmentResearchEventsdata sciencediversityBarbara PlankNatalie Schluter

April 4, 2019

On Tuesday, April 16, more than 200 women and men will gather for the first Danish edition of the Women in Data Science conference, a global event that highlights women's contributions to the data science field. The goal is to make female role models more visible and establish networks among women who work within data science.

ITU researcher becomes leader of OWASP in Copenhagen

Computer Science DepartmentCollaborationsResearchIT security

March 28, 2019

OWASP, one of the world's most recognized software security organisations, has appointed member of the newly established Center for Information and Trust (CIST), Alessandro Bruni, as local leader in Copenhagen. He expects to organise four OWASP events per year.

Lene Pries-Heje.

Head of Department: "Researchers should influence digital development"

Business IT DepartmentResearchEducationLene Pries-Heje

March 21, 2019

As the new Head of the Business IT Department at the IT University of Copenhagen, Lene Pries-Heje manages 40 researchers working in the intersection between digital technologies, businesses and organizations, and people. She finds that developments within AI, among other areas, raise important issues that require researchers to contribute even more directly to development.

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.