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24 May 2017

TPM research and game development to support humanitarian aid workers

During the last couple of months, TPM researchers Heide Lukosch, Yan Wang, and Philipp Schwarz worked together with gamelab team leader Simon Tiemersma on a board game for humanitarian aid work. With the help of lots of papers, maps, pens, and lego bricks, the game 'Plaitra' has been designed - and play-tested by a number of colleagues! Plaitra is used as an instrument to help track aid workers and protect them in conflict zones.

24 May 2017

TPM at TU Delft Research Exhibition

On 6, 7 and 8 June TU Delft hosts the Netherlands’ largest scientific research exhibition. 175 researchers will explain what their research entails. They will do so by means of interactive research presentations, speed lectures and excursions. All the innovations presented are suitable for application in society. That’s why the Research Exhibition is particularly interesting for potential partners from industry and governments.

24 May 2017

TPM research and game development to support humanitarian aid workers

During the last couple of months, TPM researchers Heide Lukosch, Yan Wang, and Philipp Schwarz worked together with gamelab team leader Simon Tiemersma on a board game for humanitarian aid work. With the help of lots of papers, maps, pens, and lego bricks, the game 'Plaitra' has been designed - and play-tested by a number of colleagues! Plaitra is used as an instrument to help track aid workers and protect them in conflict zones.

24 May 2017

Pieter Vermaas elected as president to The Society for Philosophy and Technology

At the upcoming biennial Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT) conference in Darmstadt, which takes place from 14-17, Pieter Vermaas will be installed as vice president in the SPT board. In 2019, at the next biennial SPT conference, he will take up his two-years term as president until 2021.

01 May 2017

Hackathon to improve safety on railways

Friday 21 April the SimLab centre at TPM organised a hackathon to help ProRail improve safety and efficiency of the Dutch Railways.