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28 Apr 2016 - Arnd Hartmanns wins CI/ITG MMB Dissertation Award The GI/ITG Technical Committee of "Measurement, Modelling and Evaluation of Computing Systems" has awarded to Arnd Hartmanns the MMB Dissertation Award 2016 at the biennial MMB & DFT conference in Münster on April 5, 2016.Arnd Hartmanns completed his Ph.D. with a thesis titled "On the Analysis of Stochastic Timed Systems" at Saarland University, Germany, supervised by Prof. Holger Hermanns. He joined the Formal Methods and Tools Group at the University of Twente as a postdoc in October 2015. 26 Apr 2016 - Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships: call2016 is open The call for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships 2016 is open now! Deadline for submission is 14 September 2016. 25 Apr 2016 - Training ERC Grant on June 28, 2016 This training is for researchers (2-12 years after promotion) with an excellent idea for frontier research, who consider applying for an ERC Starting Independent Researcher grant. 25 Apr 2016 - Vernieuwingsimpulse Information Meeting (Veni, Vidi, Vici) on July 1, 2016 On Friday 1 July NWO is organising an information meeting for researchers that want to apply for a Veni, Vidi or Vici grant. Practical information will be given and laureates, selection committee members and NWO coordinators will share their experiences. The morning programme is for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the afternoon programme is for the Natural Sciences, Engineering and Life Sciences. The meetings will be held in English. 22 Apr 2016 - What it takes to succeed in FET-Open.... FET-Open is an extremely popular programme. The number of applications has been continuously rising since the previously ICT-centered programme was opened to all disciplines in 2014 within the Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation programme. Now that all the proposals from the first truly open FET-Open call 2014/2015 have been evaluated, it is time to take stock. 22 Apr 2016 - High Tech Materials Call open! STW recently opened a new High Tech Materials Call, for more information see website. Note that a cash co-funding of 50% is obligatory. It addresses the priorities of the 21 Apr 2016 - Battle of the greenest campus dorm No less than 24 dorms on the campus of the University of Twente decided to join Sustainabattle: which one knows best how to save energy and shows true energy awareness? Energy consumption of all dorms will be shared online during the month of the competition, to make it even more exciting. Apart from lowest energy consumption, teams can also score points presenting sustainable plans for improving their dorm. Sustainabattle is one of the projects within the Living Smart Campus initiative. 21 Apr 2016 - Interrogation computers work ... if you believe they are human controlled Avatars can potentially make interrogations more efficient. However, a study by psychologists based at the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies, a University of Twente research institute, shows that they are only effective if the subjects under interrogation believe that the avatar is under human control. The study was published in Frontiers in Psychology, an open access journal.