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28 Aug 2014 - Durham Fellowship for Val Jones (EEMCS/Telemedicine group) Dr Val Jones of the Telemedicine Group, Biomedical Signals and Systems, University of Twente, has been awarded a 3-month Research Fellowship by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) worth something over 13000 euros. 28 Aug 2014 - Veni grant for Arnoud den Boer Arnoud den Boer (EEMCS/SOR) recently acquired a Veni grant from NWO. His research concentrates on the understanding of human choices and how to influence them. 22 Aug 2014 - € 4.2 million to program supercomputers-on-a-chip Supercomputers-on-a-chip, also known as high-performance embedded systems, are the answer to the quest for higher performance and lower energy consumption using ever smaller chips. Unfortunately, these systems are extremely difficult to program.As part of a European FP7 project, researchers at the University of Twente want to develop new programming methods that make it easier to invest the chips used in devices such as mobile phones with the capabilities of a supercomputer. In collaboration with seven partners, including Dutch firm Recore Systems, they have succeeded in landing a European-Commission-funded project with a total budget of €4.2 million.This international research project goes by the name of Programming Large Scale Heterogeneous Infrastructure, POLCA for short. 19 Aug 2014 - Philosopher of Technology Peter-Paul Verbeek at Lowlands Are We Human After All? Peter-Paul Verbeek asked this question to himself and the audience on 16 August in the Titty Twïster at Lowlands. Just before noon, a massive queue of people had formed for a half hour of philosophy in one of the most striking venues at the Lowlands music festival: the Titty Twïster tent. 15 Aug 2014 - 9-10 October 2014: ICT Proposer's Day, Florence, Italy A networking event in Florence, Italy on 9th and 10th October 2014 to promote European ICT Research & Innovation, focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2015. 12 Aug 2014 - Call for Proposals Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative training networks (Horizon 2020) The European Commission Horizon 2020: Excellent Science invites proposals for its H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015 Marie Sklodowska-Curie innovative training networks call. This action aims to raise excellence and structure research and doctoral training, extending the traditional academic research training setting, and equipping researchers with the right combination of research-related and transferable competencies. Applications may be submitted for the following network types: 12 Aug 2014 - STW Demonstrator programme A Call for Proposals for the STW Demonstrator programme has been opened.  12 Aug 2014 - NWO: IPPSI innovative public private partnership in ICT - Knowledge innovation mapping (KIEM) Recently, a Call for Proposals for the NWO programme IPPSI innovative public private partnership in ICT - (1) Technology Area and (2) Knowledge innovation mapping (KIEM) has been opened. Topics are: