September 9th, 2020
As of September 1st, Carolien serves as Full Professor at the Technical University of Twente, in combination with her position at Leiden University. She now holds a professorship in Social Interaction Technology at the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, as a member of the Human Media Interaction group. She will be investigating the impact of the built environment on social inclusion, while using computer technology as a means of measurement. This appointment will enrich the research in our lab with new technical developments, and provide unique opportunities for collaborative research projects. Congratulations, Carolien!
Read more about her new professorship here.
August 20th, 2020
Neeltje's publication is online, showing the (longitudinal) interrelations between emotional competence, communication problems, and externalizing problems in young adolescents with and without DLD (special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health). Click here to read full text.
July 24th, 2020
The Loose Parts project was successfully completed in the first primary school on July 15th. The goal of this intervention is facilitating children's social interaction at the playground, and thus enhancing social inclusion during children' play time. The children were enthusiastic with the parts, and we also received good feedback from teachers. The primary school will continue further with the project on their own.
June 24th, 2020
- Hendrick Heerschop, Koning Caspar, 1654 of 1659.
- Credit: Berlijn, Staatliche Museen Preussischen Kulturbesitz, Gemäldegaleri.
What is the representation of people of color within art? Do young people of color also feel their norms and values reflected in the museum collection. The new network of Dutch museums aims to embed diversity and inclusion in the museum and heritage sector in a sustainable manner by providing educational programs. Carolien gave her input drawing from past research and experience on children and young people - "Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a huge boost for a movement that has been going on in the black community for some time, but fortunately is now increasingly expanding into society." Thus highlighting the importance of diversity and inclusion within society and art. Click here to read more!