Dr. May Lee of the Institute for Science Education and Communication (ISEC) has been awarded a Comenius Teaching Fellow grant by the NRO (“Nationaal Regieorgaan Onderwijsonderzoek”). She receives around EUR 50,000 for her project ‘Developing a Framework to Optimize Existing Curricula for Hybrid Instruction’.
Many students attend university to study STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – fields. Given the recent increases in Bachelor’s students enrolling in those studies, large courses often lack the physical space to accommodate all enrolled students during lectures/tutorials at the same time. Thus, universities need to reconsider how those courses are organized. One solution is hybrid education. This project proposes a framework, based on research of effective teaching practices, that instructors can use to adapt their existing curricula to a hybrid form.
The Comenius programme contributes to the innovation and improvement of higher education in the Netherlands. The programme consists of three types of grants: ‘Teaching Fellow’, ‘Senior Fellow’ and ‘Leadership Fellow’. The grants enable education professionals to put their ideas for educational innovation into practice.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded Vici grants, worth up to €1.5 million each, to Nathalie Katsonis, Edwin Otten and Alexandra Zhernakova. Professor of Coastal Ecology Tjisse van der Heide has also received a Vici grant for research he...
One moment he contributes to the development of a scientific instrument for a megatelescope, the next he is working on generating energy from the ocean: Bayu Jayawardhana moves effortlessly through the world of mechatronics and nonlinear control...
Prof. Marleen Kamperman has been appointed as a new scientific member of The Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW)
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