The UT has countless clubs, societies and associations. What keeps them busy? And what binds their members? Today, in the tenth episode of United: the Twente Debating Society.
A talk show on recognition and rewards, held yesterday afternoon in the TechMed Centre, turned out to become a lively debate. About 40 participants discussed five statements in a House of Commons-like setting. ‘You responded very well to each other's arguments,' concluded the experienced debate leader Roderik van Grieken afterwards.
With the new 'Perspectives' series, the UT wants to discuss a variety of current affairs. UT scientists Femke Nijboer and David Fernandez Rivas kicked off the first episode today in the DesignLab. They discussed how scientists can engage in public debate.
Is the upcoming smoking ban on campus a discriminatory measure or will it lead to a healthier UT community? Those were some of the questions discussed during a ‘smoking’ debate held today in Vrijhof by Studium Generale and U-Today.
In collaboration with Studium Generale, U-Today will host a debate about the campus smoking ban during this Monday’s lunch break at the Vrijhof Amphitheater. Panel members will be UT vice-president Mirjam Bult and BMS researchers and addiction experts Marloes Postel and Marcel Pieterse.
What does the academic world look like if you at it through the eyes of your daughters? That was the main question guiding yesterday’s debate in Vrijhof organized by Studium Generale and Human Resources department of the UT.
Quinton Denman held an exhibition and debate about the Chinese social credit score yesterday at DesignLab. As part of his graduation project, the Creative Technology student aimed at stimulating a discussion about how ubiquitous monitoring systems would look if implemented in the Netherlands.