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12 May 2020
Update Joint International Resilience Conference 2020
It is our wish to provide as much clarity for all those involved and interested in the upcoming Joint International Resilience Conference. For this reason, we have decided that the conference will take place online. If possible, we might combine it with small local gatherings. Following this, the final deadline for abstract submission has been moved to the end of June.
17 Apr 2020
Newsletter April 2020
A new newsletter has been sent out, check it out here!
2 Apr 2020
First online SURF General Meeting
The 4TU’s Open Educational Resources for Urban Resilience Project (SURF OER Project) hosted its first in a series of four feedback and community building events on April 2nd with the University of Twente community. During the interactive online General Meeting, fifteen 4TU. RE members and those new to the 4TU. RE community provided user input on for the OER platform and to the ongoing process of building a conceptual framework for 4TU. Resilience Engineering.
24 Mar 2020
Call for abstracts Joint International Resilience Conference 2020 has opened
It is unbelievable how our daily life has changed in the last weeks. The impact of the corona virus is immense. As we are struggling to keep up with the latest numbers, our plans and decisions are fraught with uncertainty. How long will this situation last? How will we recover? Are we prepared and resilient enough? As resilience scientists, this keeps going through our minds.
13 Mar 2020
4TU RE researchers awarded with European project on the response to the Corona-virus outbreak
Our 4TU.RE Scientific Vice Director Tina Comes and Resilience Fellow Harith Alani will start working on the HERoS project (Health Emergency Response in interconnected Systems), dedicated to understanding the system-wide implications of the Corona outbreak. The 3-year project is coordinated by Hanken School of Economics, Finland. The HERoS project will focus on a better understanding of the development of the outbreak, and the role of coordination, information, and rippling effects across (medical) supply chains.
6 Mar 2020
Application for Resilience Fellow is open!
Application for Resilience Fellow is open!
5 Mar 2020
Tatiana Filatova appointed as Professor of Computational Economics
Tatiana Filatova has been appointed Professor of ‘Computational Economics’ at the Faculty of Behavior, Management and Social Sciences. She will be giving an inaugural lecture in the Waaier building, at 16.00 precisely on Thursday 5 March 2020 to mark the occasion of her appointment. Linked to this inaugural lecture is a Symposium ‘Climate Change Calls for Action: Resilience and Adaptation to Unprecedented Extremes’.
10 Feb 2020
Sanda Lenzholzer appointed as Professor Landscape Architecture
The executive board of Wageningen University & Research has appointed Sanda Lenzholzer as Professor and Chair Landscape Architecture. She succeeds prof. Adri van den Brink who has retired. Her new position started as per 1 February 2020. Read the WUR article.
29 Jan 2020
4TU RE in education
“It would be great if in a couple of years Resilience Engineering (RE) is embedded in the 4TU educational programs. We really want to connect research and education. All engineers should understand RE challenges, both from an engineering and a social point of view.” Tina Comes tells about the new 4TU RE - SURF project. This project aims to develop, publish and use Open Educational Resources (OER) on Urban Resilience. Read the ‘People in the Picture’ interview with Tina.