Why they chose a career in science

Thema:
Digital society
Sustainable society
Healthy society
Safe society
11 February 2021

At present only 30% of researchers worldwide are women, according to data from UNESCO. In order to draw more attention to women and girls in science, International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated every year on 11 February. We would like to introduce 4 of our female scientists to you, with the goal of inspiring more women and girls to follow in their footsteps.

Laurie Hermans
Laurie Hermans

Laurie Hermans, Social scientist

As a social scientist – a cultural anthropologist, to be precise – Laurie Hermans is outnumbered at TNO. Even so, she feels right at home here.

Meet Laurie Hermans

Mirjam Nelisse
Mirjam Nelisse

Mirjam Nelisse, research scientist

If you want to analyse the safety risks and reliability of infrastructure, go to research scientist Mirjam Nelisse. As strange as it may sound, 100% safe infrastructure is not the aim.

Meet Mirjam Nelisse

Sayeda Nowrozon Nahar
Sayeda Nowrozon Nahar

Sayeda Nowrozon Nahar, chemical engineer

The passion of chemical engineer Sayeda Nowrozon Nahar is asphalt, sustainable asphalt to be precise. Wouldn't it be great if we could soon drive on roads made of bio-asphalt throughout the Netherlands?

Meet Sayeda Nowrozon Nahar

Romée Kars
Romée Kars

Romée Kars, Geologist

Romée Kars and her fellow researchers from the Geological Survey of the Netherlands use geomodelling to map the Dutch subsurface. This is inspiring work, because what is more interesting than the earth, the basis of everything?

Meet Romée Kars

Get inspired

9 resultaten, getoond 1 t/m 5

Organ on a chip

Informatietype:
Webinar
9 March 2022
1 aflevering

With the need for better predictive models for pre-clinical testing and the development of more advanced technologies to keep (human) cells alive, organ-on-a-chip technologies have become increasingly important in the drug development process.

Webinar: explanation of ASOP prototype modulair security platform

Informatietype:
Webinar
28 February 2022
1 aflevering

With the development of the first prototype modular security platform, we are taking a first step towards enabling automated risk management of cyber security operations for the benefit of strategic organisational objectives.

In vitro microbiome and ex vivo intestinal models for gut health

Informatietype:
Webinar
9 November 2021
1 aflevering

Watch the webinar where we introduce our latest developments in in vitro models for the study of gut microbiota dynamics and host intestinal tissue response.

Innovations in solar energy technologies

Informatietype:
Webinar
29 April 2021
1 aflevering

Solar energy is affordable and reliable due to innovations and economy of scale, and through standardization. Over the last 20 years the conversion efficiency has been doubled while the cost has been reduced by a factor of about 20.

Solving the dark side of today's plastic

Informatietype:
Webinar
23 November 2020
0 afleveringen

During the webinar 'Don’t Waste it!' you will learn which systemic transition is needed to enable the sustainable production and use of circular plastics.

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