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28 February 2020

The voice of the patient

The use of technology is unavoidable to keep healthcare affordable and accessible, but its implementation must go hand in hand with respect for patient values, says trauma surgeon Maarten van der Elst. He has been appointed to TU Delft’s Reinier de Graaf chair for the coming five years and is holding his inaugural address on 4 March.

26 February 2020

TU Delft climate arboretum

Wednesday 18 March, National Tree Day (Nationale Boomfeestdag), will see the opening of the first climate arboretum at TU Delft.

25 February 2020

‘Uncertain’ ice shelves in Antarctica in NWO-Large collaboration

TU Delft is joining forces with Utrecht University, the KNMI, NIOZ and the ULB (Brussels) to investigate the role of ice shelves in the Antarctic in sea-level rise.

24 February 2020

Two Delft projects obtain funding within NWO – GROOT

TU Delft is in the lead in two of the projects: HiRISE, aimed at charting the current state of Antarctica’s ice shelves, and CURE, which looks at sustainable management of waste management sites.

24 February 2020

Measuring, predicting and managing public transport disruptions

Disruptions to public transport caused by breakdowns or accidents happen on a daily basis. Researcher Menno Yap is developing a method to reduce the impact they have on travellers.

20 February 2020

Monitoring the development of a tumour using the memory of bacteria

19 February 2020

Cryo-chip overcomes obstacle to large-scale quantum computers

QuTech has resolved a major issue on the road towards a working large-scale quantum computer. QuTech (a collaboration of TU Delft and TNO), together with Intel, has designed and fabricated an integrated circuit that can operate at extremely low temperatures when controlling qubits, the essential building blocks of a quantum computer.

14 February 2020

New TU Delft Code of Conduct

How do we address our responsibilities towards each other and to society? TU Delft finds it important for employees and students to keep talking to each other about this issue and take action if we feel it is necessary.

13 February 2020

Health problems from air pollution often originate from distant emissions

Air pollution, and the associated premature deaths, are strongly affected by distant emission sources. In the US about half of the premature mortality occurs outside the state that produces the emissions.

12 February 2020

Variations in precipitation at the North Pole set to increase sharply

The climate warms, even more so in the Arctic, and with it there will be more precipitation.