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The TNO Phd Community aims to create exciting networking events and opportunities, so you can develop yourself and create an impact with your PhD research.

Upcoming events

Friday 26th November, 16:00 - 17:00: Online seminar

Continuing our seminar run from before the spring, Prof. Dr. Jan van Erp will be giving an online seminar about creativity. More details and a formal invitation coming soon.

Thursday 9th December, 17:00: Christmas event Glühwein wandeling

Join us for a festive Glühwein wandeling through the streets of Amsterdam, before ending with dinner in a local restaurant.

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Past events

Thursday 28 October, 9:00 – 17:30: 1st annual TNO PhD community conference

The time to step away from our screens and meet-up as a PhD community in-person is on the horizon! On Thursday October 28th, the TNO PhD community will hold its inaugural community conference at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

Monday 21 June, 5:30 PM: Cocktail workshop

To celebrate the first day of summer, the TNO PhD Community holds its first cocktail evening. Everything you need will be sent to your home. In an online workshop we will be led by Cocktail Moves, who will teach us everything we need to know about how to make the perfect cocktail!

Awareness Session: Me and the System - A pathway to Harmony

Tuesday 13 April 2021, 16:00 - 17:00, by Marina Velikova (Former TNO employee; educator and founder of Creazzia)

Starting from our families and moving through schools, communities, and workplaces, we are constantly operating in social systems. How are we impacted by these systems? How to seek a harmonic relationship between ourselves and the system we are in? In this talk, Marina Velikova will share her insights and lessons learnt from her personal and professional journey as a first step to answer these questions and briefly discuss with the participants their experiences.

Seminar: Making healthy choices preferred

23 March 2021, presented by Prof. Dr, Liesbeth Zandstra (Wageningen University/Unilever)

Her main research focuses on scientific challenges to find new ways to make the healthy and sustainable choice the easy and preferred choice. She is particularly interested in psychophysiological and behavioral effects of foods as well as new methodologies for better understanding sensory perception and consumer behavior.

Kick-off event

25 February 2021, by Prof. Dr Jan van Erp and Prof Dr Peter Verkhoven


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