The second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Helsinki conference was organized in Biomedicum Helsinki on the International Women's Day, Friday, March 8. The conference gathered together researchers, students and representatives from the private and the public sector to learn and discuss the latest [...]
Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus, is estimated to cause annually 700 million human infections worldwide. Most of these are inflammations of the throat, but the bacterium also causes more serious infections [...]
FCAI searches for a manager who will take the responsibility of coordinating and managing its administration. The position includes opportunities to participate in planning big research and impact initiatives within the flagship and liaising with both national and international partner companies and organizations. [...]
The Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in Information and Communications Technology (HICT) is a joint initiative by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, the two leading universities within this area in Finland. The network involves at present [...]
A research team led by professor Jukka Corander has created a new machine learning method for the analysis of bacterial genomes. Thanks to its computational efficiency, the new method can handle an order of magnitude larger data sets [...]
The Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) has been selected as a Flagship of the Academy of Finland, which is a status granted to a very few selected centers of excellence with high societal impact.
Artificial Intelligence is expected to provide solutions to a wide variety of problems and needs, but in order to realise the benefits while minimising the damage, long-term research and broad access to education are needed, says Teemu Roos [...]
On 12 December, AI Day 2018 took place at Aalto University Otaniemi campus. The event featured talks, panel discussions and networking events with leading researchers, companies and policy makers across the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning.