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Energy Transients: A Conversation with Gerben Hoogendorp...

Research

Gerben Hoogendorp is a lecturer in the field of electrical power engineering at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. From an early age he has been interested in electrical engineering, experimenting with electronics as a hobby. In 2009 and 2016 respectively, he obtained his MSc and PhD from Delft University of Technology. His interest in teaching came from a short experience in teaching students during his time as a PhD student. Since 2019, Gerben has been a part of the research group ‘Energy in Transition’, where he is involved in projects related to energy transportation in DC grids.

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Vacancy Associate Professor Artificial Intelligence

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Are you the experienced data scientist who wants to take the lead in developing artificial intelligence methods in Smart Mobility & Field Robotics or High Tech Health & Agro? Do you want to be a programme leader and contribute, together with lecturers and students, to connecting research, education and society?

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Inaugural lecture of Laurence Guérin: The democratisatio...

Research Global citizenship

The world is globalising and transnational challenges, such as climate change and migration, affect every global citizen. Global citizenship is a core theme at THUAS. But what is it exactly? “Democracy and global citizenship are controversial concepts. Students and lecturers have to give their own meaning to the definition of global citizenship. That’s what makes this so fascinating.”

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Preventing a system hack: Former student secures ICT at ...

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Safety is the number one priority at Schiphol airport. That’s why there are so many checks before you can board a plane: at the luggage drop, passport control and security. But the ICT systems at the airport also have to be as safe as possible. You really don’t want any ill-intentioned people logging in. Former student Jean-Paul van Haastert has made it his job to make the ICT systems as safe as possible. At his workplace at Schiphol he is part of the Cyber Security team.

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Vacancy Programme Coordinator Centre of Expertise on Glo...

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Are you able to inspire and help develop an ambitious research team? Do you thrive in working on research, internal procedures, and external profiling? If so, we are looking for a such a person to be the Programme Coordinator for the Centre of Expertise on Global Governance.

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Associate professor Carien Verhoeff: ‘As lecturers and s...

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She loves it when her own kids tell her stories like this: ‘Those blunt and unpolished stories about how deans, department heads, mentors and lecturers interact with the pupils. Everyone should hear those stories’. The Student Voice is extremely important to Carien Verhoeff. She has been associate professor of the eponymous research programme since October 2020. An interview about her exceptional position, about student participation at The Hague University of Applied Sciences and about her own teenagers.

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Global Gossip podcast: new episode features Ambassador S...

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Global Gossip is a podcast in Dutch about international politics led by Mendeltje van Keulen and Ruud Schapenk from our research group Changing Role of Europe. Together with our guests, you can join the conversation on international politics. What do we hear in the corridors about the future of the European Union in times of Brexit, Corona and an emerging China? How does the EU deal with our sustainability ambitions during these times of crisis?

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Warm Sweater Day: the most cheerful climate campaign is ...

Which warm sweater will you be wearing on 5 February? If you’re planning to go to THUAS on 5 February, you’ll definitely need to put on a sweater. That’s because the heating will be turned down a degree across all of THUAS’ sites for national Warm Sweater Day 2021. More and more Dutch people are getting involved with this campaign each year. THUAS is taking part for the first time. Gerard Willemse, team leader of the Management and Maintenance department, is the person who will be adjusting the heating boiler. “This initiative fits in nicely with everything we have already been doing on sustainable management and maintenance.”

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Education as key to a circular economy: A conversation ...

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On February 1st, Veva Uwamarogie, a 4th year Facility Management at THUAS was keynote speaker during the National Conference on Circular Economy. In the closing panel, she had a conversation with prime minister Mark Rutte, state secretary Stientje van Veldhoven and two other youth: Werner Schouten (president of the Young Climate Movement) and Elzelinde van Doleweerd, founder of Upprinting Food.

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The greatest designer is nature – circular facemask

How many times a week does your eye catch a single-used facemask on the streets? China alone is producing around 450 million masks per day due to the increasing demand. The incorrect disposal of those masks by the public is becoming a serious problem. It turns out that Industrial Design Engineering student, Mari Genova (22), has a passion for circularity. After having taken the Design With Nature minor she became a student researcher within Mission Zero Centre of Expertise. Right now, she is working on a project aiming to design a circular facemask.

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A private teacher at home

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Children running rampant around the house, colleagues on your computer screen. The combination of working from home and home schooling is a big challenge for many parents and children. Two staff members of the HRM department came up with a win-win situation: mobilising Educational Theory students as home teachers.

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CREUvent 2021: Exploring the pandemic’s impact on Europe

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After the successful inaugural edition of CREUvent 2020 that investigated the working practice, modalities and implications of EU policy-making processes, on Thursday 4 February, the Changing role of Europe research group explores with you the impact of the Covid19 pandemic on European Union policies and policymaking. We will engage a broad spectrum of relevant stakeholders online to discuss challenges and offer solutions to these topical issues. Chaired by the members of the research group, and hosting experts in the respective areas, the sessions will welcome students, practitioners, civil servants, academics and all those interested in the topical issues to join in a discussion online.

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Update 21-01: Impact evening curfew on THUAS

It was just confirmed that the evening curfew announced yesterday by Prime Minister Rutte will begin this Saturday and will be in effect daily between 09.00 p.m. and 4.30 a.m., until at least 9 February. There will be one exception to this measure for higher education: exams in the evenings may still take place.

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