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25 Jun 2014 - Opening Call Topsector Creative Industries (for ICT and Humanities) The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), in partnership with CLICKNL, invites proposals for its creative industry thematic research programme. This aims to encourage the development of new research projects to strengthen the knowledge base for the creative industry.  20 Jun 2014 - USA and the Netherlands fund cyber security research The Dutch research funding organisation NWO, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the USA will fund three research projects on cyber security. The total budget amounts to 1,3 M-euro, equally distributed between the two countries. Within the Netherlands, the University of Twente (prof. Sandro Etalle), the TU Delft (prof. Michel van Eeten), and the VU (prof. Herbert Bos) are involved (information in Dutch). 10 Jun 2014 - New generation of aerial robots for high-risk service tasks The need for robots able to carry out high-risk service tasks, such as the inspection of power plants and the cleaning of skyscrapers, is growing. Robots that actively interact with the environment without being constrained on the ground are extremely well suited to such tasks. Doctoral candidate Abeje Yenehun Mersha designed novel human-in-the-loop control architectures for this new and advanced generation of aerial service robots. Mr. Mersha is affiliated with the CTIT research institute of the University of Twente. He is due to obtain his doctoral degree on Friday June 13th. 6 Jun 2014 - Rick Hofstede (DACS) co-winner poster competition NCSC One Conference 2014 On June 2, 2014, Rick Hofstede has presented his research at the NCSRA-Symposium. Out of the 6 presentations, two were selected as best presentations and the speakers were invited to present on June 4, 2014 at the NCSC One Conference 2014, which is the most prestigious venue for Cyber Security specialists in the Netherlands. Rick Hofstede was one the invited presenters! 28 May 2014 - UT Students introduce Homey the domestic talking robot Emile Nijssen and Stefan Witkamp, two Creative Technology students at the University of Twente and the young Dutch entrepreneurs behind Athom, launched their Homey Kickstarter campaign today. Homey is a new consumer product that brings home automation to a whole new level by incorporating entertainment systems, multimedia and online accounts into home automation combined with natural voice control. The goal of the Kickstarter campaign, which everyone can back, is a hundred thousand euros. 23 May 2014 - Jessica Steinberger (DACS) has won the prize for best student poster at this year’s TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2014) Jessica Steinberger, (University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany and Twente University/DACS, the Netherlands) has won the prize for best student poster at this year’s TERENA Networking Conference (TNC2014), awarded by Cisco Systems and the Internet Society, the co-sponsors of student participation.  21 May 2014 - University of Twente develops antenna capable of remedying malfunction Researchers from the University of Twente have developed an antenna that can put an end to a malfunction. Developing such an antenna has been possible for some time, but its production was too expensive. Postgraduate student Michiel Soer has developed smart circuits which mean this antenna can now be manufactured extremely economically and cheaply. 15 May 2014 - Research of CTIT PhD-student Mena Badieh Habib Morgan in the news! There has been a UT homepage news item with an associated notice to the press about Mena's research. This has been picked up by some journalists from Tweakers.net and NU.nl.