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19 december 2021

New Global Story: Building Pandemic Proof Cities

New Global Story: Building Pandemic Proof Cities

What makes a healthy residential neighbourhood? In recent times, this question has unsurprisingly gained relevance in both healthcare, and urban planning and design sectors. Can interdisciplinary research shed new light on the relation between housing conditions and vulnerability to pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2? Medical and architecture students from Leiden and Delft universities have made a promising start.

16 december 2021

TU Delft’s 180th anniversary: Speeding up the energy transition

TU Delft’s 180th anniversary: Speeding up the energy transition

15 november 2021

Interdisciplinary Research Workshop ‘Housing and Health’ between TU Delft | Global Initiative, LCAB and LUMC Global comes to a successful close

Interdisciplinary Research Workshop ‘Housing and Health’ between TU Delft | Global Initiative, LCAB and LUMC Global comes to a successful close

Last month we kicked off the pilot study on housing and health, set up by the TU Delft | Global Initiative, Leiden Center for Applied Bioscience (LCAB) and LUMC Global in which 6 groups, consisting of students from all institutes, joined forces to analyse the correlation between spatial conditions of residential neighbourhoods and buildings, and health. On November 10, they presented their findings and suggestions on the central theme: how do we build a pandemic proof and healthy city?

13 oktober 2021

'Goodscope' wins Albert Schweitzer Audience Award 2021

'Goodscope' wins Albert Schweitzer Audience Award 2021

On Saturday October 9th, Layco Medical Devices won the Albert Schweitzer Audience Award of €1,000 with their Goodscope. The 'Goodscope' is a video laryngoscope that medical professionals use to insert a breathing tube for surgery or when a patient does not receive enough oxygen, especially developed for low-resource settings. 

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. 

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