As a senior member of IEEE I was happy to see that they just launched a new website – IEEE Spark – aimed at 14-18 year olds who want to learn more about careers in engineering, technology and computing. It features articles on technological innovation, university preparation tips, professional career profiles, at-home activities, cartoons, and […]
Posts from April 2012
Draw and play keep Parkinson’s at bay
Under this title the documentary in which Euronews showcases our research into the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease was broadcast. Although the hours of film material have been cut down to only four and a halve minutes, the main goal of our research – to provide patients with a probable diagnosis as early as possible […]
Open Access publishing does not endanger scientific quality and improves accessibility
André Aleman and I wrote a letter to NRC (a Dutch newspaper) in response to an opinion piece by Prof. Jacintha Ellers. Our point was that, in contrast to Prof. Ellers’ opinion, Open Access publishing does not endanger scientific quality and allows access to scientific results for all.