Meet & Eat | Where do we go from here? Thoughts on the future of education | 23 February
About the Event
The current pandemic reminded us of the importance of human interaction for education, but also forced us to be creative. Before we all go ‘back to normal’, let’s act to strengthen the innovations that make the actual teaching more about interaction – and thus more effective and more fun – in the years to come. In this online Meet & Eat, I will share my thoughts on the future of education and where I believe we can go from here.
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About Timon Idema
Timon Idema is Education Fellow and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, TU Delft.
His research mainly focusses on collective dynamics in biological systems - and consists of both his own work and the work of the students he supervises. In September 2012, Timon started a theoretcial biophysics group at the Department of Bionanoscience at TU Delft: the Idema Group.
In parallel to his research, Timon teaches a number of courses in the nanobiology, physics and mathematics programs; and is actively involved with the TU Delft iGEM teams.
For his teaching efforts, he received the 2020 Westerdijk Prize.
Per the academic year 2020-2021, Timon is the programme director of the MSc program in Nanobiology at TU Delft and Erasmus MC. Next to this, he is also academic editor for PLoS ONE, a member of the board of the condensed matter division of the European Physical Society (EPS-CMD), and a member of the advisory board of TU Delft OPEN.