EUR Honours Conference 2020

EUR Honours Conference 2020

Start date

Thursday, 6 Feb 2020, 14:30

End date

Thursday, 6 Feb 2020, 17:00

Room
Honours Lounge
Location
Campus Woudestein

The Erasmus Honours Academy offers special programs for highly motivated students, willing to do more than the regular curriculum demands of them. Honours programs offer students opportunities to develop and nurture their talents by enrolling in a challenging and demanding setting in the intermediary zone between academia and society.

The focus on creating positive societal impact, as envisioned in the EUR strategy, is reflected in the profile of EUR honours education as well. The aim is to empower students to develop academic excellence and skills by addressing urgent global societal challenges through interdisciplinary collaboration and mutual learning. Honours students are engaged students, interested in exploring how scientific knowledge and Erasmian values can make a difference in society, putting the EUR Strategy 2024 into practice.

During the EUR Honours conference 2020, we want explore the implications of this focus and explore opportunities to further strengthen this process.  

Programme

14:30 – 14:45               Walk-in

14:45 – 14:55               Welcome and opening by the Honours Dean Professor Hub Zwart

14:55 – 15:15                Erasmus Honours Academy: past, present and future by Professor Awee Prins

15:15 – 15:45                Expert panel discussion: Honours programs for societal impact: opportunities and challenges for the future

15:45 – 16:00               Break

16:00 – 16:30               Student panel discussion

16:30 – 16:45               Conclusions and wrap-up by Professor Hub Zwart

16:45                             Drinks

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Erasmus Honours Academy

  • Professor Hub Zwart (Honours Dean)
  • Pleunie van den Borne, PhD (Honours coordinator)
  • Noortje Hermans (Honours student assistant)