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11 oktober 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative and LUMC Global kick off the new Interdisciplinary Research Workshop ‘Housing and Health’

TU Delft | Global Initiative and LUMC Global kick off the new Interdisciplinary Research Workshop ‘Housing and Health’

Together with LUMC Global, the TU Delft | Global Initiative has set up a collaborative research workshop which kicks off today. Students enrolled in the workshop will partake in a study to primarily analyze the correlation between spatial conditions of residential neighbourhoods and buildings, and health. They will develop a comparative analysis of two neighbourhoods in The Hague. 

19 september 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative speakers Dare to Dream at Opening Academic Year 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative speakers Dare to Dream at Opening Academic Year 2021

On Monday 6th of September, four members of the TU Delft | Global Initiative Community pitched their dreams as part of the Opening Academic Year 2021. The annual ceremony - which officially signals the start of the new academic year - this year revolved around the theme 'Dare to Dream'. Normally a large gathering, because of Covid-19 the ceremony this time was livestreamed and only attended by the TU Delft Board of Directors. The event was viewed by over 1800 people during its livestream.

16 september 2021

NWO-INSPiRED project wins NTD Innovation Prize

On 9 September 2021, the NWO-INSPiRED project was awarded the prestigious Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Innovation Prize. The award-winning proposal is built around the Schistoscope, a novel device that combines technical optics and specialised data-driven algorithms to create an integrated, portable, reliable smart optical diagnostic system for schistosomiasis. The INSPiRED team (a collaboration between TU Delft (IDE-3ME), LUMC, and three Sub-Saharan research partners) is honoured to receive the award and $20,000. They will use this money to continue testing and evaluating the Schistoscope in Nigerian primary schools and to help implement the device in the local healthcare system

12 september 2021

Water for Impact Programme officially launched on 9 September

Water for Impact Programme officially launched on 9 September

On September 9th the TU Delft | Water for Impact programme was launched at the Green Village. This programme is part of the TU Delft | Global Initiative and centers on valuing water, specifically the need for safe and affordable water for everyone around the world. Researchers and students collaborate beyond faculty boundaries, and beyond their own water discipline.

24 juni 2021

Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

TU Delft | Global Initiative has appointed TPM prof. Kornelis Blok as member of its Steering Committee. TU Delft | Global Initiative is very pleased to welcome Blok, whose focus is dedicated to transitioning to 100% sustainable energy systems and how that transition can be accelerated.

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