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16 Apr 2015 - Role of forensic investigator changing fast In the past few years, the interest in biometric techniques has increased exponentially. Biometrics is an important field of study in forensic science. Distinguishing human characteristics such as fingerprints, facial features, speech and DNA are used in the investigation and solving of serious crimes, among other things. The UT is the only academic institution in the Netherlands that conducts structural research into forensic biometrics. For the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), the University of Twente is the connection to the academic world in this field. This collaboration is strengthened and expanded upon with the appointment of Didier Meuwly, NFI principal scientist, as Professor of Forensic Biometrics. On Thursday, 16 April he will be holding his inaugural lecture.
15 Apr 2015 - 9 June 2015 - Annual CTIT Symposium: 'Smart Societies, Safety and Security' On June 9, 2015, the annual CTIT Symposium will be organised. This year, the topic is: 'Smart Society: Safety and Security'. Speakers are, a.o.: Jan Joris Vereijken (Chief Security Architect, ING), Elle de Jonge (Chief-Inspector/National Projectmanager LPR Dutch Police), and Andreas Peter (University of Twente). Furthermore, there are some attractive pitches from PhD students of the University of Twente, and the symposium will be closed with a panel discussion on 'Safety, Security and Privacy with/through/despite ICT'. 14 Apr 2015 - H2020-ECSEL-2015-1 Research and Innovation Actions The European Commission Horizon 2020: Industrial Leadership and the Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership Joint Undertaking (ECSEL) invite proposals for their ECSEL-2015-1 research and innovation actions call. 14 Apr 2015 - The Communication Software Award for SSHCure On March 12th, PhD candidates at DACS research group, Rick Hofstede and Luuk Hendriks received the Communication Software Award for their work on SSHCure. This prize was awarded during the KiVS/NetSys 2015 conference in Cottbus, Germany, where Rick and Luuk demonstrated the latest version of the intrusion detection system they've been working on. 13 Apr 2015 - Call for Disruptive Technologies (Netherlands eScience Centre and NWO) Information from funding site Research Professional (10 April 2015): The Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC), together with the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research’s Division of Physical Sciences (NWO EW), invites applications for its disruptive technologies call. The purpose of this call is to support computer and data scientists in the research and development of novel eScience technologies and software, in areas such as optimised data handling, big data analytics or efficient computing, driven by a direct demand from multiple research disciplines.  10 Apr 2015 - UT researchers test power network with pizza ovens How much load can the electricity network really take? That was the key question during a special test in Lochem last week, in which researchers from the University of Twente participated. Twenty residents were assigned the task to bake a pizza in their electric oven, while the electric car was charging in the driveway. The network became overloaded after an hour and there was a power outage in part of the network. 27 Mar 2015 - EIT ICT Labs Call-for-Proposals 2016 now open!!!! The EIT ICT Labs Call-for-Proposals for 2016 is open.
The submission deadline is May 22, 2015, at 6pm CET.

With this call, ICT Labs invite partners such as the UT to propose breakthrough Innovation and Education Activities for 2016, well aligned with the themes in our Action Lines. You can access the call documents and call-related information via the EIT ICT Labs Intranet website for the Call for Proposals for 2016. The most important documents are also attached.
25 Mar 2015 - Apply for NWO TOP Science Grants 2015 The TOP-grants are meant for innovative and risky scientific research; the topic needs to be of high quality and scientific urgency. There are 2 compartments, one for senior researchers and one for junior researchers. The grant should be a first step to build a research group.