ASCoR and its members play a substantive role in the following UvA and Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Research Priority Areas.
The Digital Communication Methods Lab is an initiative of the RPA Communication, focusing on innovative research and bringing together existing and new projects with digital communication methods as its cornerstone. The lab aims at expanding innovative work on methods, analyses, and scientific practices critical to Communication Science, including work on mobile communication and AI, not only as research topics, but also as data collection modes.
Information, Communication & the Data Society (ICDS) is an interdisciplinary research initiative on the way AI and algorithms affect the role, impact and regulation of information and communication in the Data Society.
The Centre for Urban Mental Health aims to unravel new pathways to improve urban mental health that takes into account the complexities and dynamics of mental health problems and mental health disorders in an urban environment.
The Research Priority Area (RPA) Human(e) AI at the University of Amsterdam synthesises ongoing work and stimulates new research at the UvA on the societal consequences of the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) and automated decision-making (ADM) in a wide variety of societal areas.