The 1st of October was the official start of the new European University of Post-Industrial Cities (UNIC).
Erasmus University's motto is "Creating positive societal impact". The new (video) series "Impact in Sight" shows concrete examples of how to evaluate this impact.
The company of EUR alumnus Diederick van der Wijk helps entrepreneurs with a refugee background to set up their company in the Netherlands.
Effective 1 November 2020, Dr Kees Vink will hold an endowed chair that carries the title ‘From Big Natural History to Urban Ecology’, in association with the Natural History Museum Rotterdam.
Two master students made a podcast where they interview researchers from the university. In the podcast series called ‘Research in Reach’ they want to bridge the gap between science and society.
Professor Arwin van Buuren is undertaking a four-year project to study how the EUR can value, assess, evaluate, and reinforce its societal impact. He explains all the details in this interview.
Kate Kirk is project leader student and education at the Diversity & Inclusion Office. “We want to offer students tools to make the best of diversity, learn from it, and create impact.”
Physically in the aula and digitally at home or in other places within EUR, over 7,000 people watched the celebration of the opening of the academic year on Monday 31 August 2020.
This year’s Research Prize will have two winners: Dr Simone Dalm, assistant professor Erasmus MC and dr Julian Schaap, assistant professor at Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.
Prof.dr. Antoinette de Bont about the collaboration with Erasmus MC and TU Delft in the field of health and technology.