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Software for improving suicide prevention

Software for improving suicide prevention

If you work for a suicide prevention chatline, a mental block can mean the difference between life and death, says Salim Salmi, who…

Resilience at a time of crisis

Resilience at a time of crisis

Coronavirus has turned student life upside down. Lecture rooms have been replaced by computer screens and study associations and catering…

‘Anger keeps people’s attention’

‘Anger keeps people’s attention’

‘The truth needs to be valued more’, says Dr Philip Zimmermann in a reference to the inherent resilience of the internet. That calls for…

Resilience and the circular economy

TU Delft focuses a great deal of attention to the circular economy in its online teaching. Resilient designs play a key role in this.

‘You always need to have a plan’

‘You always need to have a plan’

Syrian engineer Fares al Hasan swapped Aleppo for the Netherlands, where he works as a researcher at TU Delft and as a GIS specialist at…

Target for cyber attacks

Target for cyber attacks

Dr Alexandru Stefanov (EEMCS) and his team are developing a ‘control room of the future’ in order to increase the cybersecurity and…

Lessons from the Bijlmer Disaster

Lessons from the Bijlmer Disaster

Detached engines or damaged wings? Algorithms could be used to enable aircraft in difficulty to land. Coen de Visser (AE) is working on it.

View of Neelke Doorn

View of Neelke Doorn

How can we make the Zuid-Holland delta more resilient? Ethics professor Neelke Doorn (TPM) is working on it. She has plans for a living lab…

‘Resilience should not be an excuse for demanding even more’

‘Resilience should not be an excuse for demanding even more’

With her appointment as a Young Academy member, computer scientist and pianist Cynthia Liem intends to call for greater focus on academic…

Solar heating in winter

Solar heating in winter

Consortium demonstrates that thermal solar panels and a communal geothermal heating grid will heat a neighbourhood of reasonably well…

Advice from an astronaut

Advice from an astronaut

In March of last year, we published an interview in de Volkskrant newspaper with astronaut André Kuipers giving tips on quarantine. It…

The firm - Wattlab

The firm - Wattlab

Wattlab was launched in 2017. Three years later, the founders already had dreams of Wattlab hubs worldwide, developing innovative solar…

'Innovation does not always have to come from start-ups'

'Innovation does not always have to come from start-ups'

‘That’s impossible’ is the frequent response to the wild ideas of company employees. A pity, says Professor of Entrepreneurial Engineering…

Catalysis under pressure

Catalysis under pressure

The chemical industry is under pressure to develop new processes for the production of plastics and fuels. This requires other catalysts.

‘Contributing has a huge impact’

‘Contributing has a huge impact’

In the Netherlands, we may be willing to donate to good causes or museums, but not yet to our alma mater.

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