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Spotlight on lesser known aspects of the UN

Research

Over the next three years new appointed professor Alanna ‘O Malley will set up and lead the research group UN Studies: Peace and Justice. “I want to change the way people think about the UN. Often people say the UN doesn’t do enough, but I think it is an incredibly dynamic organization.”

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Earning money from sandpits

Research

The Energy in Transition research group at THUAS has been active since 1 August. On Monday 28 January, Professor Sander Mertens gave a lunchtime lecture at The Lighthouse. “The future is already well on the way.”

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Optimal wheelchair with wheelchair ergometer

Research

The research lab at the Zuiderpark Sports Campus has a wheelchair ergometer. The wheelchair ergometer offers the possibility to train as realistically and precisely as possible in your own wheelchair or handbike. It is also possible to search for what the optimal wheelchair settings are. If you would like to see how it works, watch the film below.

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Lower House MP: “Internationalisation, a necessary condi...

Global citizenship Internationalisation

During a working visit on 21 January to The Hague University of Applied Sciences & THUAS Campus at Leiden University, CDA MP Harry van der Molen held discussions with students, a professor, a rector and a policy advisor to find out about the use and necessity of internationalisation and global citizenship in higher education.

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Explaining the Netherlands to foreign students

Internationalisation

THUAS has organised the Dutch Insights series of talks so that international students can become acquainted with Dutch culture. Dutch politics, water management and naturally Sinterklaas were among the topics discussed. The students listened with amazement and wonder.

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We are doing more about sustainability than you think

Global citizenship

What is The Hague University of Applied Sciences actually doing about sustainability? Is THUAS doing enough? Why, for example, is there no separate waste collection in the public areas of the main campus? These were the questions students brought to Maria Toko, student member of the General Council. She discussed them with the Executive Board at THUAS and it seems: “We do more than most people know.”

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Police and fire brigade turn to students for help

Programmes

The police and fire brigade asked students in the dual degree programme Applied Safety & Security Studies to help them come up with innovative solutions. This was a fantastic project, as it gave the fourth-year students a chance to work with a real-world client. But it was also somewhat vague: just what kind of innovative solution was in order? It was, in short, a challenge.

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Extra rooms for international students

Student life

You spend months on end sleeping in your car, couchsurfing at friends’ houses, or even having to book expensive hotels. Accommodation problems in The Hague mean that students sleep here, there and everywhere. International students in particular have a hard time finding a room. German student, Maren Flunkert (22), shared her experiences of her “insanely long and tiring search.”

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Let’s all go outdoors

Programmes

Good natural sciences education encourages environmentally-friendly behaviour. Nature should be seen, heard, smelt and tasted. That is why Pabo students are going outdoors with The Hague’s primary school pupils. Student Vlera: “It’s great that in The Hague you can go outdoors if you want to give natural science lessons.”

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Energy for facility managers

Programmes

Chantal Spruit is proud. Her bachelor’s thesis, entitled ‘Facility manager, hier krijg je energie van!’ (Facility managers get energy from this!) was awarded the FMN Student Award 2018 by Facility Management Nederland. A real honour. Since then, Chantal has received noticeably more connection requests on LinkedIn.

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“Finally! No more cold chicken.”

A short while ago, Floris van Vliet (21) joined the THUAS student panel meeting. “Just for half an hour. I wanted to suggest a good idea to the Executive Board – if they would install microwaves. And what turned out? Others had suggested it before me.” At the request of students, two brand new microwaves have been installed next to the entrance of the canteen.

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Blockchain is incredibly popular at THUAS

Programmes

Blockchain technology has the potential to change the world. So it is important that THUAS keeps its finger on the pulse. Lecturer and researcher Jordi Jansen started a knowledge network and teaches a minor on blockchain and FinTech. His lectures are always packed.

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Delft makes use of students’ fresh perspective

How can you use smart technology to improve the daily life of Delft residents? Well, there are plenty of possibilities. This was clearly shown on Monday 17 December in a short exhibition by students from the User Experience Design degree programme. The students demonstrated how they can play a role in the modernisation of the Municipality of Delft’s digital agenda.

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Subsidy application by students makes art accessible for...

The Escher Museum in The Hague wanted to make the art of Maurits Escher accessible for the blind and partially sighted. Pupils from Technasium ISW Hoogland consulted with the target group and developed ideas for this. Public Administration students wrote a subsidy application which allowed the ideas to become a reality.

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Sporting champion’s difficult choices work out well

During the European Championships in Berlin this summer, Marlene van Gansewinkel (second-year Human Kinetic Technology student) won gold for the 100 and the 200 metre sprints, and on top of that, they were both world records. So, you could say that 2018 was a good year for her. But it didn’t look that way in 2017. A different training method and the decision to study ensured she overcame her post-Olympic dip.

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