WTMC – Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture http://www.wtmc.eu Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:08:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 Anna Harris becomes member of Global Young Academy http://www.wtmc.eu/anna-harris-becomes-member-global-young-academy/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:44:04 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3139 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 […]

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Jess Bier wins Maastricht University dissertation prize http://www.wtmc.eu/jess-bier-wins-maastricht-university-dissertation-prize/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:04:04 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3143 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 […]

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‘National Science Agenda’: contributions WTMC members to the discussions http://www.wtmc.eu/national-science-agenda-contributions-wtmc-members-discussions/ Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:38:21 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3114 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 […]

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Governing knowledge: Understanding the interplay between knowledge and coastal governance http://www.wtmc.eu/governing-knowledge-understanding-interplay-knowledge-coastal-governance/ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:53:10 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3105 Franke van der Molen, 13 January 2017, University of Groningen

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Unfolding Capacity. Strategies of farmers, organizations as change agents http://www.wtmc.eu/unfolding-capacity-strategies-farmers-organizations-change-agents/ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:51:45 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3102 Alejandro Balanzo Guzman, 24 November 2016,  University Twente

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Our climate, our underground; understanding the slow implementation of carbon capture and storage http://www.wtmc.eu/climate-underground-understanding-slow-implementation-carbon-capture-storage/ Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:46:34 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3083 Bart van Oost, 20 December 2016, Maastricht University

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Extended Bodies. An empirical-philosophical study to women’s bodily experiences in breast cancer http://www.wtmc.eu/extended-bodies-empirical-philosophical-study-womens-bodily-experiences-breast-cancer/ Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:44:24 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3074 Marjolein de Boer, 14 December 2016, Maastricht University

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Schuijer, Jantien Drs. http://www.wtmc.eu/schuijer-jantien-drs/ Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:06:51 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3058 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 […]

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Directory of STS Associations and Networks, containing details of 23 groups worldwide http://www.wtmc.eu/directory-sts-associations-networks-containing-details-23-groups-worldwide/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:39:13 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3037 This directory of STS Associations an Networks, which contains details of 23 groups worldwide, was compided by Pablo Santoro and Arthur Arruda Leal-Ferreira directory-of-sts-national-networks-and-associations-november-2016

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Constructive TA of newly emerging technologies. Stimulating learning by anticipation through bridging events http://www.wtmc.eu/constructive-ta-newly-emerging-technologies-stimulating-learning-anticipation-bridging-events/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:12:40 +0000 http://www.wtmc.eu/?p=3034 Alireza Parandian, 12 March 2012, Delft University of Technology

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