This year, the Best NIAA Presentation Award was granted to students Kai Obendrauf (Artificial Intelligence) and Elena Maan (Communication Science), for the project “Designing Biofeedback & VR Technology for Supporting Relaxation“, and their supervisors Lars Lischke and Miguel Barreda-Ángeles. The … Continue reading
As the 2020 Network Institute Academy Projects run to an end, the award for the Best 2020 NIAA Project was announced on July 7th at the End of the Year Event. The winner of this year’s award is the project … Continue reading
Stress is a widely known phenomenon in all societies. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, stress and anxiety issues are becoming more severe for a wide number of people. At the same time, relaxing becomes more challenging, because of working … Continue reading
The Network Institute is featured in a recent blog on DBpedia! It explains our Academy Assistants program and shows a couple of examples that fit in the Linked Data area of research. “Network Institute Academy Assistant (NIAA) Through a variety … Continue reading
For the first time we proudly present the Academy Assistants papers of the 2018-2019 project. The papers are available online via Zenodo. Click here to read them!
Dear members of the Network Institute, You are invited to the annual, traditional, original, nutritional, but above all unmissable Network Institute end-of-the-academic-year event, taking place: *** Tuesday July 2nd, 15.00 hrs, Tuinzaal (W&N) *** We have a very interesting program … Continue reading
The Network Institute’s (NI) Academy Assistants program (NIAA) is now entering its ninth year. The Academy Assistants program aims at promising high-potential master students who want to conduct scientific research and possibly pursue an academic career. As in previous years, … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that the results of last year’s Network Institute Academy Assistant program are now available online. The proceedings consist of research reports of the individual projects which were collected in these proceedings after having undergone a … Continue reading
Apply for interdisciplinary research projects with 2 student assistants Deadline 8 June 2018 at 12.00 pm The Network Institute’s (NI) Academy Assistants program (NIAA) is now entering its eighth year. Initially funded through a KNAW grant and aimed at combining … Continue reading
On June 8th, Martijn Kleppe (Faculty of Humanities) presented the set-up and first results of the Newstracker at the DHBenelux 2015 conference in Antwerp, Belgium. This tool, developed by Marco Otte of the Network Institute and supported by a Network … Continue reading
Please visit https://www.networkinstitute.org/academy-assistants/academy-projects-14/ to view a list of the accepted projects.
The VU University Academy Assistants programme is now entering its fifth year. Initially funded through a KNAW grant and aimed at combining social sciences and computer science research, it has since been adopted by the Network Institute and opened up … Continue reading