Pediatrician Ellen van der Gaag would be defending her PhD thesis at the UT today, but had to postpone due to the coronavirus. Somewhat ironic, considering that her research also focused on viruses. Specifically, on how parents can better protect their children against viruses through nutrition. ‘Although I couldn’t test it, my advice could also work against coronavirus.’
For the first time, the annual Health Week will take place in the spring, from the 28th of May until the 1st of June. Moreover, it is now co-organized with the Student Union, which means many of the activities are also available to UT students. The main theme of the event is nutrition.
Eating healthy shouldn’t be that complicated or time-consuming, is what Pavel Cholakov thought. The Financial Management student founded a company to develop the EatWell-App, that was even broadcasted on the Bulgarian news. ‘We want to change things for the better’.