Mariette Bliekendaal


1998-2003: Master in Bio-pharmaceutical Sciences. Leiden University

2003-2004: “propedeuse” (first-year degree) Greek & Latin Arts & Cultures, Leiden University

2004-2005: minor Journalism & New Media


2005-2016: science journalist and editor (freelance and employed)

Media: C2W life sciences, Intermediair, New Scientist, Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs, Chemische Feitelijkheden

Assignments for :ASTP (Technology Transfer organisation), FrieslandCampina

2007: Certificate of Proficiency in English (Cambridge)


2009-2015: Teacher/ supervisor for two master programmes, Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences in Groningen

2013: Academic Teaching Qualification

2015- present: teacher communication skills, TU Delft.

  • Oral Presentation Skills (multiple bachelor programmes)
  • Technical writing (multiple bachelor programmes)
  • Scientific Writing
  • Literature Research & Validation (Life Sciences & Technology)
  • PROM-2: Presenting your research (for PhD students)

M. (Mariette) Bliekendaal

Lecturer Communication Skills