Winning big grants, supervising students, appearing in media… what is the secret to being a successful academic? In this new series, UT researchers reflect on the various ways of being a good scientist and contributing to the world. The first episode introduces Carmen Anthonj, Assistant Professor of Water, Health and Decisions at ITC.
COVID-19, access to safe water, ticks, obesity, impact of heatwaves… all of these topics have been ‘put on the map’ by scientists at the Geo-health research group of the University of Twente. ‘There is no limit on topics that could be explored within geo-health,’ says professor Justine Blanford, the head of the chair at the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC).