Entries by WTMC

Successful international evaluation WTMC

WTMC underwent a hugely successful international evaluation in the early spring of March 2017. On 22-23 March, an International Peer Review Panel came to Utrecht to evaluate the work of WTMC for the period 2011-2016. The committee consisted of Professor dr Alan Irwin (Copenhagen Business School), Professor dr Martina Merz (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt), and Professor dr […]

Robert Borst, MA

Health research in action; the emergence and development of knowledge platforms Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management,  Erasmus University Rotterdam, borst@eshpm.eur.nl Supervisor: Prof. Roland Bal Background Background (max. 100 words) While originally trained as Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy technician, my attention was increasingly drawn to explorations of how health research contributes to better health. This led […]

WTMC Annual Meeting 24 November, De Balie, Amsterdam

WTMC has been in the care of Maastricht University for 13 years. This annual meeting marks the end of an era. In January 2018, Stefan Kuhlmann takes over as director, and Twente will become the ‘penvoerder’ for WTMC. The day will start with an update about WTMC policy issues, including the results of the evaluation […]

Zahar Koretsky, MA

The Return of Discredited Technology Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,  Maastricht University, z.koretsky@maastrichtuniversity.nl Supervisor: Prof. Harro van Lente, Dr. Ragna Zeiss Background Zahar worked as written press journalist for several years after obtaining his Bachelor degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. He holds a Master degree in ESST, which he defended with a thesis titled […]

Suci Lestari Yuana

The Dynamic of Platform Economy in Indonesia and Philippines : Cyberspace, Politics and Socio-Technical Innovation Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, s.l.yuana@uu.nl Supervisors: Prof. Rob Raven, Dr. Wouter Boon, and Dr. Frans Sengers Background 2004-2009 : Bachelor degree in political sciences from Department of International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada,Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 2011-2013 : […]

WTMC Workshop (Re)inventing Responsibility and Innovation

WTMC Workshop (Re)inventing Responsibility and Innovation Conference centre Soeterbeeck, Deursen-Dennenburg (previously Ravenstein), the Netherlands   In this WTMC Workshop, we look at innovation in its social context, as well as current perspectives on how innovation can and should be made ‘responsible’. We will discuss some of the standard views of innovation, and see how research […]

Spronck, V, MSc.

Symphonic Orchestras and their Audiences: Contemporary Participation in Practice Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,  Maastricht University, v.spronck@maastrichtuniversity.nl Supervisor: Prof. Sally Wyatt, Dr. Peter Peters,  and Dr. Ruth Benschop Background Veerle Spronck has obtained a BA in Art History (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and graduated from the Research MSc Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (Maastricht University, […]

2017 SHI book prize for “CyberGenetics. Health genetics and new media”

Congratulations to Anna Harris, Susan Kelly and Sally Wyatt on winning the 2017 SHI book prize for their fascinating book CyberGenetics. Health genetics and new media (Routledge 2016). The award is given each year by the Medical Sociology group of the British Sociological Association for the book that makes “the most significant contribution tot he […]

WTMC Writeshop (formerly known as Dissertation Day), November 23rd, 2017

Restaurant Claar, Voor Clarenburg 7, Utrecht   On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017, WTMC will again organize a Writeshop, formerly known as Dissertation Day. The Writeshop is meant for WTMC members who are in the final phase of their PhD.   This is your chance, not only to receive comprehensive comments on your own work, but […]