Entries by WTMC

Anna Harris becomes member of Global Young Academy

Anna Harris (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University) has been selected as a new member of the Global Young Academy (GYA). The Global Young Academy ‘aims to become the voice of young scientists around the world’. Anna is looking forward to this opportunity to work with scholars from around the world, to address […]

Jess Bier wins Maastricht University dissertation prize

Each year, Maastricht University awards a prize for the best dissertation defended in that calendar year. Five dissertations were nominated by the faculty deans this year and the winner was WTMC alumna Jess Bier with her dissertation titled, Mapping Israel, mapping Palestina. Sally Wyatt was her promoter.     Jess Bier examined how the segregated […]

‘National Science Agenda’: contributions WTMC members to the discussions

Science policy is a hot political theme in this cold January month: the Dutch Minister for Education, Culture and Science allocated 20 million euros to the ‘National Science Agenda’ and the secretary of state presented his long-awaited letter on ‘valorization’. At theWTMC Annual Meeting of 2015 a heated debate took place amongst WTMC members about […]

Schuijer, Jantien Drs.

Giving shape to responsible research and innovation in the context of nanotechnologies Athena Instituut, Faculteit der Aard- en Levenswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, j.w.schuijer@vu.nl Supervisor: Prof. Jacqueline Broers and Dr. Frank Kupper Background I hold a Bachelors Degree in Neuroscience (Psychobiology, University of Amsterdam), and a Masters Degree in Health and Life Sciences (Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship […]