Winning big grants, supervising students, appearing in media… what is the secret to being a successful academic? In this series, UT researchers reflect on the various ways of being a good scientist and contributing to the world. This episode introduces Nolen Gertz, Assistant Professor of Applied Philosophy. ‘Philosophy is a psychological disorder that you’re born with.’
UT alumna Lieke Asma has been working in Munich for more than six months now. She is a philosopher and is conducting research into self-development at the Hochschule für Philosophie, an institution founded by the order of the Jesuits. ‘I know that the combination of philosophy and religion can quickly lead to negative views.’
As part of the first Philosophy of the City Summer Colloquium hosted at the University of Twente, Ekim Tan offered a public lecture yesterday. The director of Amsterdam’s Play the City explained at the DesignLab how the games her company designs can offer advice on urban planning for policymakers, designers, and local citizens.
What makes a good teacher? Where does the passion for passing on knowledge come from? In the series ‘Meet the teacher’ we focus on people who are truly dedicated to education. In this episode we introduce Nolen Gertz, Assistant Professor of Applied Philosophy.
Before becoming a Google's policy specialist, Johnny Søraker had a long and thriving career as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the UT. One year after leaving the world of academia, Søraker came back to the University of Twente yesterday to give a lecture and explain what a philosopher can contribute to tech companies.
We binge-watch one Netflix series after another, we devour movies and games. Often it is no more than mindless entertainment, while at other times it even raises scientific questions. Pop culture, viewed through the eyes of a scientist.
Bij vijf van de negentien bacheloropleidingen voldoet het reflectieonderwijs ter waarde van 10 EC niet aan de doelstelling, zo schreven rectoren Ed Brinksma en Thom Palstra in een brief aan de betrokken decanen. Vier van die opleidingen vallen onder TNW-decaan Hans Hilgenkamp en één onder CTW-decaan Geert Dewulf.