Universities are eager to select students with the best chances of graduating with a degree. Methods such as researching motivation are not very reliable. A prospective student will not always answer such questions honestly. It’s a much better idea to work with taster assignments. PhD researcher Susan Niessen discovered that this type of selection is a much better predictor of a good match between degree programme and student. In addition to degree programme and university choice, this approach can also be applied to job interview procedures and requests for sports or other scholarships.
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The transition to clean energy is one of the biggest challenges of the moment. What makes citizens want to be involved? And how can people have a say in their energy?
Professor Linda Steg has been appointed a member of the European Academy Of Sciences And Arts . She will be inaugurated in March 2022 during the annual Festive Session.
Recently published research by Stynke Castelein, Marieke Timmerman and fellow researchers shows that about 40% of patients recover above expectations.
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