Jasmijn chose biomedical research instead of a dancing career
During her high school years, Jasmijn Heijzelaar (21) was sure she wanted to apply for art school. But then she visited one of HAN’s Open Days and learned about Life Sciences. Four years later she is doing fundamental research on nervous system development in octopuses for her internship at KU Leuven. “They can camouflage themselves within milliseconds, that’s fascinating.”
Confidential counsellor Ton helps people with his life experience: 'Seek help'
Ton Ammerlaan is a confidential advisor for HAN academies - including ATBC -, who helps people deal with undersirable and transgressive behaviour. Using his interesting career background and enormous commitment, Ton knows exactly what he can do in that role. "It's rewarding to help someone regain control instead of feeling like a victim.”
HAN BioCentre embraces Vartion's Firenze
Vartion and Centre of Expertise HAN BioCentre have signed a contract for the use of Vartion’s Firenze for research and educational purposes. Firenze is a rapid AI prototyping platform that offers the perfect environment to test data quality and suitability for AI applications.
Nargis Khoso contributes to a sustainable future by using methane emission to create plastics
Pakistani student Nargis Khoso is a perfect example of the opportunities that the Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences offers. She’s currently graduating on an interesting project at HAN BioCentre on a topic that is not as current as nitrogen, but probably as harmful: methane.
Jelena Ciric sees her department as a playground for chemists
For organizations in need of safety assessment for almost any kind of product, Charles River can provide it. Head of Chemistry Jelena Ciric likes to see her department as a large playground for chemists, in which they solve complex puzzles. And not unimportantly, it’s a great place for students to launch their career. “Here they can see everything they were taught in action.”
Denys continues his work in Kiev: 'Cancer doesn’t care if there’s war.'
A special interview with Ukranian ATBC-alumnus Denys Kozakov. On how the Master Molecular Life Sciences perfectly prepared him for the start of his career, but nothing could’ve prepared him for what happened just one year after he returned to Kiev. “I couldn’t believe it at first.”
Wendy and Liudmyla's world ranges from CO2-meters to degree statutes
Interested in what the School Council does over the year? Members Myla Zhukovska and Wendy Broeders are happy to tell you about the projects and problems that the School Council concerns itself with. “Well, basically everything that’s going on here.”
A payment system that ensures privacy
Making anonymous digital payments? Current payment systems don’t allow this yet. But GNU Taler does. HAN’s research center Inclusive Digital Design & Engineering is testing this payment system for accessibility.
Hi partner! Want to work together?
Welcome to HAN International Social Work. On this page you find a lot of relevant information for you as future partner. Our aim is to create sustainable partnerships that consist of student and staff mobility, mutual learning and research. Meet Sjors Jansen and Sanne van den Heuvel, your contacts.
Dutch and Finnish students compete together in Biobased Battle 2023
Over 100 students of 11 universities of applied sciences in Finland and the Netherlands participated in the Biobased Battle 2023 from March 27th until March 30th. 'I know more now about working with people from different cultures', according to one of the participants.