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Graduating with honours

Dear SHA student, This post contains practical information for you concerning graduating with honours. Please read this e-mail carefully, to avoid any problems later.   If you want to receive your honours certificate at the yearly honours graduation ceremony in October 2022, you should…   ​(1) Check your SHA points progression on BlackBoard In order to complete the interdisciplinary…

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Excursion: Ping-pong evening [postponed]

We would like to invite you to a fun evening of Ping Pong! 🏓 Get to know your fellow students in a fun and active way! You can join us on Wednesday November 24th from 19:00 to 21:00 for Ping Pong at the Ping Pong Club in Utrecht. After this we can cool down whilst having a drink until ~22:00. 🍻  Joining…

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QBio Symposium: ‘The Brain in Numbers’ [postponed]

It is no exaggeration to say that the human brain is an impressive organ. No other brain in the animal kingdom is capable of generating the kind of higher consciousness associated with human ingenuity, with our ability to make plans and write poetry. Yet the most complex structure in the known universe – as it…

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Masterclass: cinematography

Hereby we would like to invite you to the first masterclass of this academic year! Documentary maker and film director Esther Pardijs will interactively show you how cinematography is done. We will focus on the ethical challenges that come with producing a film, documentary or scientific report about a controversial topic, the role and impact you have in society as…

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Online International trip Antwerpen

This years (Alternative) International Trip Committee invites you to a day-long online trip to Antwerp! 🇧🇪 We’ll experience all Antwerp has to offer without dealing with the uncomfortable bus ride. This includes meeting the students from University of Antwerp, visiting a museum, wondering around the city, guest lectures from businesses and research institutes and more!…

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Final excursion of the academic year: Canoe activity

We close this academic year with a surprising last activity by a committee on students’ own initiative: a canoe trip starting at Bootverhuur De Rijnstroom! The trip will take place on the 8th of July (15:00-16:00) and afterwards some drinks and refreshments will be arranged for a small get-together outside in a park. Let’s enjoy…

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Review: Alternative International Trip to University of Johannesburg

Friday the 7th of May this years international trip was held. We went on a virtual journey to Johannesburg. In the morning we had two lectures held by a Dutch and a South-African professor. We learned all about the Agulhas current and leakage in the Indian Ocean. After that we were told everything about Johannesburg…

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End of the academic year Reception in Botanic Gardens

With this exceptional academic year coming to an end, we are happy to announce an activity where we can wrap up the year (and for some their SHA career) together. We finally have the opportunity to meet and have a drink in person, and this won’t be just any reception! We are so happy to…

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Winners Interdisciplinary Project of the spring 2021: Mind Control

On June 9th 2021 the final presentations of the Interdisciplinary Project of the spring took place. Congratulations to Danni, Bernd, Leyla and Clara, their project was chosen as the best! Danni writes about their project below. Our group did research into mind control and if this could be achieved using existing technologies. We first had…

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Presentations Interdisciplinary Project

For the past few months, 5 teams of students have each been working on an interdisciplinary project. They have all done a great job at getting the most out of the interdisciplinarity of their group and created some great projects that reflect this. Now with the spring semester coming to an end, they have all…

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