Maybe you’ve seen the advertisements, while you were dodging cars on your way to campus. Enschede wants every trip under five kilometers to be taken by bike, instead of by car. But: Enschede is not as much of a cycling city as it purports to be, according to student columnist Niels ter Meer.
Getting high school students enthusiastic about science and creating awareness about solar energy. These are the most important reasons why two UT researchers will embark on a ‘Cycle for Science’ tour of more than 400 kilometers across the Netherlands next week. ‘With some common kitchen attributes you can make a solar panel.’
Many Dutch people go cycling on ‘Hemelvaart’ (Ascension Day). Two UT students Radhika Kapoor (Creative Technology) and Thijs Hamstra (Advanced Technology) took it a step further and decided to bike to Paris. In three days. ‘It hurt a lot. You need to train your butt for this,’ says Kapoor.