Our team consists of more than 10 dedicated Erasmians. The core team is made up of three quartermasters, plus an organisational lead and an academic lead. Our core team is complemented by affiliated academics from various Schools and Institutes.
Do you have any questions, remarks or ideas for contributing to the platform? You can always contact the core team to plan a chat, either online or on campus.
At DIT, Mayte is involved with several activities that focus on DIT’s engagement with societal stakeholders and partners. Mayte is excited to be working on building this new platform from the ground up with other dedicated EUR colleagues.
Kristina conducts research on key building blocks of the DIT platform, for example on transformative research at the EUR and on DIT as an institutional experiment for change.
Femke focuses on the role of design within DIT. There are so many different approaches, so she tries to figure out what fits within DIT. She firmly believes in the power of design to make futures experienceable and tangible.
Yogi aims to help liaise DIT with the alliance of LDE and Convergence, as well as fulfil EUR’s mission to de-silo the university and provide a future-proof education based on building capacities and practical knowledge.
Mariangela is leading the development of a design ecosystem within DIT. She believes that design can be used to experiment with new collaborative practices across disciplines and with stakeholders, to better address societal challenges.
As academic lead of DIT, Derk is keen to help develop an institutional environment that supports transdisciplinary and transformative academic work for motivated, critical, entrepreneurial and talented students, staff and academics.
At the DIT platform, Anoek works with DIT academics on research-related activities. She thinks that universities need to step up and to take a more active, open and valuable role in society.
Roel is the Financial Lead for the DIT platform. He especially works on the financial models for trans- and interdisciplinary collaborations, as well as on the future institutional design and position of the DIT platform.
At DIT Neel is involved in a range of educational activities. She has a passion for education and is excited to be part of a diverse team that wants to take action and improve the positive societal impact of the university.
Ana is DIT’s lead for transformative education. She believes that we must equip future changemakers with competencies that allow them to think critically and systemically about complex problems such as biodiversity loss and climate change.
Marieke is involved with DIT as organisational lead. She is very excited about DIT as an organisational experiment to change the university from the inside – it’s a transformation she believes is very much needed.
Within DIT Julia focuses on the development of an ecosystem around Transformative Research. On top of that, Julia takes the lead in developing DIT as an institutional action research experiment.
Adriana’s research is focused on the role of emotions within transformative education and hopes to see them further acknowledged and supported within DIT, the university, and transformative education as a whole.
At DIT Menno is inspired to do transformative research on social learning experiences to discover how policy makers learn and relearn.