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Student assistant vacancy

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The Centre of Expertise Global Governance is looking for a student assistant to help develop and coordinate the project: “Global Challenges in 365 Days: Towards the student science on global governance”

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Researcher in the spotlight: Artemis Malliaropoulou

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“It is fascinating to conduct research and teach international law in The Hague, which is globally known as the international city of peace and justice. I’m glad to be involved in setting up a ‘monitor’ for The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration.” She is a researcher at the Global Governance Center of Expertise and a lecturer in the International and European Law program at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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How to design a senior citizen friendly city

Loose paving slabs. A passage that’s too narrow for a mobility scooter. Tiny print on information folders. Try looking at a neighbourhood or city through the eyes of a senior citizen for a change. You’re sure to notice plenty of room for improvement. “And that is exactly what we asked students to do in the ‘Senior citizen friendly city’ research project,” says Esther Kroon, a lecturer-researcher in the Urban Ageing research group.

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Reclaiming the “social” part of contemporary multilevel ...

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The Inaugural Lecture of Dr. Barbara Warwas, "Returning to the Origins of Multilevel Regulation", centred the motto from the Manifesto of her newly launched research group on Multilevel Regulation: “Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for the 99%!” This research focuses on the study of ADR to increase the diversity of multilevel regulation in contemporary society, institutions and public and professional spaces.

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ISPM student shares his journey as an intern at ASICS

The sport management industry is quite vast and the working field offers a multitude of options. However, the first ideas that come to mind usually revolve around FIFA, IOC, club franchises and sport apparel brands, such as ASICS, one of the leading ones particularly in their running category. So, to learn that one of our own ISPM students is part of that team is cause for celebration!

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Student Eric applied math in a greenhouse

Math and gerberas. Strict formulas and colourful flowers. This combination may not seem obvious when you think you know everything about intersections, parabola, logarithms, sine and cosine. That doesn’t stop Applied Mathematics student Eric van der Sluis from doing great work for LetsGrow.com. He developed a model for the company to detect and track gerberas. Thanks to his work, every gerbera grower can closely follow how fast each plant grows and when it will be ready to harvest.

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Prepared for a mission to Mars

When former Engineering Physics student Charlotte Pouwels used to watch Star Trek with her dad, she became fascinated by space travel. “I started to ask technical questions that nobody could answer. So I decided to become an astronaut myself. In my research I mimic what it would be like to live on the moon or on Mars. I do this for example in Hawaii in an environment that somewhat resembles the moon.”

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Tightening of the measures at The Hague University of Ap...

During the press conference held Monday, 28th September, Prime Minister Rutte and Minister de Jonge announced a tightening of the applicable Covid-19 virus measures. In addition, the mayors of the major cities of The Hague, Rotterdam and Amsterdam made an appeal for additional measures. The THUAS Crisis Management Team (CMT) discussed the impact of the additional measures and recommendations at our university.

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The Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Questionnaire la...

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In early 2020, the municipality of The Hague assigned the consortium consisting of The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Hulsebosch Advies and AFEdemy to develop a questionnaire and run a representative survey on the perceived age-friendliness of the city among its older citizens. The Hague has been an official member of the World Health Organization’s Global Network for Age-friendly Cities and Communities since 2014.

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Beautiful example of global citizenship

For newcomers and students who completed their high school in another language, THUAS offers a Bridging Year (Schakeljaar). “Everyone should have the opportunity to develop in a meaningful way at their own level.”

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Former student Martijn developed innovative sound techno...

Picture this: you are in a train station and your train has been delayed. “Dear passengers,…” you hear through the speaker. “The train to Rotterdam has a fi.. minu... del...” The rest of the message is inaudible. Especially for people with hearing problems, it is very important that the speakers are properly calibrated. Martijn van Essen, a former Electrical and Electronic Engineering student, helped to calibrate the technology to make announcements easier to understand. He won a thesis prize for his project and has now found a job where he can further apply his knowledge.

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Finance and Control intern makes an impact: "UNICEF uses...

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It might sound familiar. Maybe you too have been tempted to pinch yourself, just to be sure you’re not dreaming. That’s the feeling Sughra Hussain had when she learned the dashboard she developed was being used in many UNICEF offices around the world. “I made a real impact. That gives me a tremendous feeling of satisfaction.”

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A new academic year has started

The new academic year has started and there are gradually more staff members and both new and returning students present at all locations. We are very happy that physical activities are allowed again and we want to make the best possible use of the possibilities.

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