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02 juli 2020

Bricks made out of mud and cow-dung to regulate indoor climate

Bricks made out of mud and cow-dung to regulate indoor climate

During his research career, Yask Kulshreshtha has been on a quest to invent new building materials that are affordable, locally available and help to reuse organic waste materials. He has for instance developed solutions to make traditional mud houses in rural India water resistant.

18 mei 2020

Brief context analysis and needs identification during Corona pandemic in Kenya and Nepal

Brief context analysis and needs identification during Corona pandemic in Kenya and Nepal

While China, Europe and the United States are currently hit hard by the Corona crisis, there has been limited attention so far for the situation in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).

18 mei 2020

TU Delft ventilator shipped to Guatemala

TU Delft ventilator shipped to Guatemala

A low-tech ventilator, developed and built by the Project Inspiration team, has reached Guatemala where it will double the national stock of ventilators.

07 mei 2020

Slimme optica in de strijd tegen een slimme parasiet

Slimme optica in de strijd tegen een slimme parasiet

Op woensdag 6 mei verdedigde Tepitome 'Tope' Agbana met succes zijn thesis 'Smart Optics Against Smart Parasites' aan de TU Delft (3ME). De verdediging vond plaats in de senaatszaal van de Aula, de vier commissieleden sloten aan via Skype. Agbana's onderzoek betreft de vroegtijdige opsporing van malaria, de belangrijkste doodsoorzaak onder zwangere vrouwen en jonge kinderen: jaarlijks wordt 11% van de moeder- en 20% van de minderjarige sterfgevallen toegeschreven aan malaria.

09 april 2020

Fostering inclusive growth, health and equity by mainstreaming water quality in the Brantas River Basin, Indonesia

Fostering inclusive growth, health and equity by mainstreaming water quality in the Brantas River Basin, Indonesia

Maurits Ertsen (Water Resources) received a subsidy of 3 million euro’s from RVO for his 6-year River Basin Management-project in Indonesia. “Together with project partners BBWS Brantas, PJT 1, DLH East Java, Ecoton, and Tauw we will focus on water quality governance in the Brantas river on Java, through a public-private approach including good governance, hydrology and water quality,” says Ertsen.

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