The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted three research proposals in the SURF Pop Up 2016 tender. One of them concerns the feasibility of further urban densification. This proposal has been submitted by SPINlab researcher Dr. Eric Koomen.
Promotie SPINlab-onderzoeker Chris Jacobs-Crisioni 30 november 2016, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam De verhitte concurrentie tussen spoorexploitanten heeft gezorgd voor overinvestering op het netwerk en bijgedragen aan een te dicht spoornetwerk in Nederland. Het 19e-eeuwse Nederlandse spoorwegnetwerk is voornamelijk ontwikkeld voor winst
The Dutch 20 o’clock news today reported about a study of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Their study (in Dutch) is entitled ‘Dalende bodems, stijgende kosten’. It discusses the consequences of soil subsidence and describes possible alternative measures for
The Centre for International Cooperation of VU Amsterdam (CIS-VU) has been awarded a grant worth €1.8 mln. to implement a project on Spatial Planning for Agribusiness and Public Policy Development in Kenya. The grant is part of the Netherlands Initiative
The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (EC-JRC) invited a large delegation of SPINlab to contribute to their international workshop on integrated territorial policy assessment in Ispra, Italy. Together with, amongst others, researchers from the JRC units in Seville
For the NWO-funded project on Sustainable Urban Development (AESUS), SPINlab-researcher Eric Koomen visited Sweden to participate in a research seminar and the transfer knowledge in the form of a guest lecture and computer practical on urban planning. See his project