Research projects

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  • Waving robot

    The body in language use

    Using a Conversation Analytic approach, this project inductively investigates what signals humans make relevant while interacting with a robot for the first time.

  • Astronaut in Tesla car in space

    For Future Generations

    This research develops a framework to understand the role of digital platforms as shaping actors in our thinking about the environment.

  • Apps op iPhone

    Platform Discourses

    Platform Discourses develops a critical humanities perspective on the platform society, in which the online platforms owned by major tech companies like Google and Apple are integrated into all domains of life.

  • People using sign language

    EASIER – Intelligent Automatic Sign Language Translation

    EASIER proposes an innovative, intelligent translation framework that places deaf individuals at the center of interaction, whether it takes place at school, workplace, or home.

  • Een kind leest van een tablet

    DART: Dutch Automatic Reading Tutor

    This project investigates how reading practice software with automatic speech recognition (ASH) and automatic feedback on reading aloud can best be developed and implemented in school practice and at home.

  • BlackGEM telescope array

    BlackGEM telescope array

    When neutron stars and black holes collide, gravitational waves are released and a hot luminous ring of gas is created. BlackGEM is a series of telescopes that helps researchers to more accurately determine where a collision has occurred.

  • Persoon met smartphone met chat-app open

    Look Who’s Talking

    Digital discussion partners such as chatbots can make complex topics more accessible. The Look Who’s Talking project will develop and test a new generation of chatbots that can engage in lengthy and interesting conversations.

  • Digitaal klaslokaal met leerlingen met computers en laptops

    Hybrid Human-AI Regulation

    This project focuses on the development of a ‘Hybrid Human-AI Regulation System’ (HHAIR system), which teaches 10- to 14-year-olds self-regulation skills. This will allow them to learn with support from adaptive or self-adaptive learning tools.

  • Apple Watch met gezondheidsdata

    Digital Good

    Technology companies like Google, Apple and Amazon have moved into the domain of health and medicine. The Digital Good project explores the ethical and societal challenges that are associated with this ‘Googlisation of health research’.

  • Man in donkere kamer met laptop

    Symmetric Cryptography with Asymmetric-hardware Leveraged Architecture (SCALAR)

    We use countless systems that rely on cryptography. Many of these systems use symmetric cryptography. This project will attempt to adapt the benefits of asymmetric cryptography to the symmetric variant.

  • National Individual floating Transport Infrastructure (NIFTI)

    National Individual Floating Transport Infrastructure (NIfTI)

    Researchers from the National Individual Floating Transport Infrastructure (NIFTI) project will be studying the feasibility of a radically new form of transportation in which an individual module is driven by subsurface magnets.

  • The Ooijpolder

    Living Lab Ooijpolder

    In recent years, scientists have experimented with innovative forms of biodiversity restoration in the Ooijpolder in Gelderland. The Living Lab looks at how the existing pilot schemes and initiatives have improved biodiversity in this region.

  • SignON

    To facilitate the communication between hearing, deaf and hearing-impaired people, the SignON project is developing a smartphone application that can translate sign language into spoken and written language and translate these back again.