News about the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science
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Dear Sir / Madam,

In this first edition of the monthly JADS Newsletter, it is our pleasure to inform you about developments, projects and events at JADS. JADS is about Data Science research and education and last but not least: building the Data Science Ecosystem. Stay informed about exciting happenings in 's-Hertogenbosch, Eindhoven and Tilburg via this newsletter.

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Have a great day!

Official Opening JADS: Aftermovie
On December 1st 2016, our Academy was officially opened by Queen Máxima. This very memorable moment has been widely covered in the media. We warmly invite you to take a look at the Aftermovie on Youtube. See below.

JADS Masterclass Series
JADS Executive Education starts with a series of Masterclasses for (financial) directors, managers and other professionals involved in the management and control of organizations and who are interested in the impact of big data on their organization. The masterclasses take place at the JADS campus, Mariënburg, in the city center of 's-Hertogenbosch. Next one scheduled for March 7th!  Register now
JADS Data Expert Program
In February the first open executive program started. Fifteen participants started the program (out of which 11 from Vivat). This Data Expert program is perfectly matching ambitious professionals with a strong analytical and quantitative background. After finishing the one-year program (30 days) participants receive an official certificate of JADS / Tilburg University / Eindhoven University of Technology. For more information, please contact
Save the date: May-19th.
JADS Data Science Career Perspective Day

Big Data, Data Science, AI: trending topics over the last & coming years. What does a career in Data Science behold?
Companies interested in presenting themselves to the data scientists of the future, please send an e-mail to to receive information about event packages.
Research Showcases
The main pillars of the Research Team at JADS are Data & Entrepreneurship and Data & Human Interaction. Our studies focus on adding value to society and business with data science, such as data entrepreneurship and data innovation. To show the results of our projects, several showcases will be published on the website in the coming weeks. The first showcases are about ODDSPOT and CentERdata Election Forecast (in Dutch).
Research KvK and JADS
A recent study by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) and JADS shows  44% of local small and medium sized companies see big opportunities for Big Data. Read more
Project in the Spotlight
At March 22nd and April 19th, Coder Dojo's are taking place at JADS. Coder Dojo is a global initiative to introduce children to programming at early age. More information and registration via this website.
Eric Postma
A warm welcome to our Students!
All Premaster's students Data Science & Entrepreneurship have now been officially admitted into the Master's programs. A group of 20 new Premaster's students started which is above expectations.

JADS  provides a number of data science programs at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level. Read more

JADS Seminar Series
On January 31st the first JADS Seminar was organized. Frank Buytendijk was invited as a guest speaker. He is a fellow at Gartner, a leading IT research and advisory company. Buytendijk facilitated an interesting discussion on digital ethics. Read more


JADS Agenda
04-03-2017   set interpretation
16-03-2017   Responsible Data Science seminars (monthly)
22-03-2017   Coder Dojo for children between 7-17 years of age
24-03-2017   Student for a day (Tilburg)
19-04-2017   Coder Dojo for children between 7-17 years of age
02-05-2017   Masterclass: Data Science & Ethics
19-05-2017   Data Science Career Perspective Day
06-06-2017   Masterclass: "One day, we should do something with this data"
09-06-2017   BeNeLearn 2017: Annual machine learning conference
04-07-2017   Masterclass: Data Decision Making & Human
04-07-2017   Technology Interaction
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