Biases in Crowdsourcing

On October 21st & 22nd, I attended the First symposium on Biases in Human Computation and Crowdsourcing in Sheffield, UK organized by my colleagues and friends Alessandro Checco (Uni of Sheffield) and Eddy Maddalena (Uni Southampton). There were 30 participants, majority from UK, Netherlands and US. The program consisted of 2 invited talks - 1 of them mine... Continue Reading →

Bachelor in Global Studies Accredited!

Yaay, a  new Maastricht University (UM) Bachelor course in Global Studies (find out about the program here) that I was involved in the development of, got accredited !! Let me tell you about the journey right from conception to accreditation. Interview. On June 5th, I received an invitation for a meeting to exchange ideas concerning... Continue Reading →

University Teaching Qualification (BKO)

On June 28, 2019 I passed my University Education Qualification (BKO) assessment! 🎉 BKO is a program to support teaching staff as they develop and improve with regard to the competences needed for teaching at university, and to guide them in obtaining a certificate. The competences are directly related to the core tasks of teachers, namely... Continue Reading →

Workshop on Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing

What do a lawyer, materials scientist, funding advisor, historian, computer engineer, librarian and sociologist have in common? Their curiosity for crowdsourcing ! 15 participants attending the Workshop on Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing that I (co-)conducted on May 17th, 2019 for which we (my colleagues Deniz Iren and Arthur Jochems) won an award from Universiteitsfonds Limburg.... Continue Reading →

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