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Bus driver and Assistant Professor: a unique double position

  • #computerscience
  • #technology

Stories from the Lab: the AI & Mobility Lab

Marcel van Kooten Niekerk works at the AI & Mobility Lab AI Labs (Utrecht University) on possible applications for artificial intelligence in public transport, but besides that he still loves sitting in the driver's seat of the public bus.

Read his story here.

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Join the ‘Just Fashion Transition’ seminar

  • #arts

What you wear matters. How it’s made matters even more. Join us for a transformative event where fashion, sustainability, research, and creativity converge. Discover how you can be part of shaping the future of fashion at the Just Fashion Transition seminar, Tuesday 4 Jun, 9:30 - 17:00.

Are you curious about the true impact of your clothing choices? Dive into discussions led by experts who are pioneering change in the fashion industry. Gain insights into pressing issues such as transparency, ethical production, and sustainable practices. 

Have a look at the full program, speakers and registration form.

Photo: Vivienne Westwood

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NWO grants for AI research on privacy-preserving cancer studies and virtual harassment

Two projects by Utrecht University researchers are receiving a grant from the National Growth Fund program AINed. This funding will propel promising, innovative, and bold initiatives in the field of artificial intelligence, addressing pressing needs in healthcare and virtual reality.

Julian Frommel, Assistant Professor in the Interaction/Multimedia group of the Faculty of Science, will conduct research on harassment in virtual reality environments. His colleague Wilson dos Santos Silva, newly appointed at the same faculty, will focus on improving AI models that can learn from patient data from different hospitals without breaching privacy.

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New PhD coaching podcast episode: writing

Writing is a crucial part of everyone’s PhD journey. Yet, for most of us it does not come easy and can be a source of frustration. In this episode, PhD student Willemijn Helmich talks to academic writing coach Jeanine de Bruin about the challenge of writing a dissertation next to a full-time job, how to integrate writing into a busy working schedule and how to make it a more meaningful and fun activity.

Listen in!

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Pre-announcement: new Perspectief funding round to open this summer

  • #engineering
  • #technology

The new Perspectief round is opening this summer. Researchers, companies and civil society organisations that want to work in a consortium on technological innovation with societal and economic impact can once again submit their proposals.

Perspectief offers researchers an opportunity to initiate a major research project focused on the application of the knowledge gained and establish or further develop an interdisciplinary consortium.

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Impact Day Energy Transition

  • #economics

On Thursday, 23 May, Erasmus School of Economics invites you to join the Impact Day Energy Transition, an afternoon dedicated to the role of economists in addressing the complex issues surrounding the energy transition. 

Expect an engaging afternoon featuring speakers from academia, industry, and the public sector. 

Topics will range from energy pricing dynamics and consumer behaviour to energy network accessibility and to addressing energy disparities.

Check the programme, speakers and register here.

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PhD Day 2024 - Scientists of the Future

Are you a GSLS PhD candidate at Utrecht University? Join the PhD Day on July 1st 2024!

Every year the GSLS PhD Council organizes the PhD Day: an inspiring afternoon with plenary sessions and interactive workshops. The event will end with a dinner in the Botanical Gardens. This year's theme is 'Scientists of the Future'.

There are sessions about Open Science, AI, science communication, inclusion and more! Visit the website for the full program.

You can register before 10 June.

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Erasmus Sustainability Days 2024

  • #environmentalscience

Join the Erasmus Sustainability Days (ESD), a dynamic week-long event hosted by the Erasmus Sustainability Hub, designed to educate, inspire, and connect individuals interested in sustainability. Scheduled to take place from May 13th to 17th, 2024, ESD offers a diverse range of activities aimed at fostering knowledge exchange, skill development, and networking opportunities. With a total of 27 events spread across the five days, there's something for everyone to engage with and learn from.

Everyone with an interested in sustainability can join!

Have a look at the full program.

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Why work at TU Delft?

Why work at TU Delft? Here are five reasons:

  • Impact for a better society at a top international university

  • Open international community with multidisciplinary teamwork

  • Excellent facilities for research, education and innovation

  • Room for personal growth

  • Good employment conditions

Learn more about TU Delft as an employer