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5 Aug 2015 - Darknet training shines light on underground criminal activities Identifying the methods and strategies used by organized crime networks and individuals to avoid detection on the Darknet was the focus of a specialized training course hosted by the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation. Prof. dr. Pieter Hartel, who is a lecturer in Cyber Security and Crime Science at the University of Twente, co-developed the course with INTERPOL and TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research. 3 Aug 2015 - Substantial NRO grant for Department of Instructional Technology Ard Lazonder, adjunct professor at the Department of Instructional Technology, has received a 700,000 euros grant for a three-year research project on ‘learning for the future’. The grant has been awarded by the Netherlands Initiative for Educational Research (NRO), which is part of the Dutch Science Foundation NWO.  27 Jul 2015 - Veni grant for four young UT students The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to four recently graduated UT researchers. Thanks to funding of 250,000 euros, Bas Borsje, Julia Mikhal, Aimee Robbins-van Wynsberghe and Jeroen Leijten are able to start innovative research. 21 Jul 2015 - New project within the 'NWO Human Capital: 21st century skills' programme Prof. dr. Ton de Jong (faculty BMS) acquired a new project within the 'NWO Human Capital: 21st century skills' programme: 21st century skills for vocational technical students; a high-tech approach. The 'NWO Human Capital: 21st century skills' programme is part of the Top sector Creative Industry & Social Infrastructure Agenda. 16 Jul 2015 - NWO VENI for Aimee Robbins-van Wynsberghe Aimee Robbins-van Wynsberghe (Philosophy - faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences) has acquired an NWO VENI grant for her research on service robots!  13 Jul 2015 - 2 November 2015: Nationale Cyber Security Research Agenda Symposium 2015 On 2 November 2015, the National Cyber Security Research Agenda Symposium 2015 will be held. This is meant for everyone who is involved or interested in cyber security research, (higher) education and innovation. 13 Jul 2015 - 17 September 2015: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks Training On 17 September 2015 a training for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks will be organised by RVO. 13 Jul 2015 - Call for Proposals Alain Bensoussan Fellowships (ERCIM) The European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) invites applications for the Alain Bensoussan fellowship programme. This enables early-career scientists to conduct research at leading European centres outside their own country in one of the ERCIM institutes. Research must align with the following topics: computer applications, computer systems organisation, computing methodologies, coputing millieux, data, hardware, information systems, mathematics, mathematics of computing, software, theory of computation and other related disciplines.