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Marjolein de Ridder keynote speaker at the Sustainable Phosphorus Summit 1 Sep 2014

Marjolein de Ridder keynote speaker at the Sustainable Phosphorus Summit

Marjolein de Ridder is keynote speaker at the Sustainable Phosphorus Summit (SPS14), which is held in Montepellier (France) from 1 to 3 September 2014.
The primary aim of this multidisciplinary event is to define the global research agenda for phosphorus, integrating geographical regions and scientific domains. Marjolein de Ridder is part of the Advisory Board of the summit.

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HSD Café: Climate Change and Disaster Resilience 4 Sep 2014

HSD Café: Climate Change and Disaster Resilience

Climate change conjures up ideas about incremental temperature rises and tiny rises in sea level. But sudden shocks are also possible as a result of more frequent extreme weather events, the effect of heat on our infrastructure, and sinking cities increasingly exposed to the power of the sea.

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Afrika een goudmijn? 11 Sep 2014

Afrika een goudmijn?

Debat-avond Afrikaanse Diaspora & Ontwikkelingssamenwerking

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Multimedia Competition Secure Your Future - Edition 2014 Now Open 12 Sep 2014

Multimedia Competition Secure Your Future - Edition 2014 Now Open

Do you have ideas about how to make cities more secure? Join the Secure Your Future Multimedia Competition!

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HSD Café: Online Identity 18 Sep 2014

HSD Café: Online Identity

Banking, booking your holiday, filling in tax forms – only a few years ago, we had to stroll to a bank or travel agency to do these things and wield paper and pen. In our increasingly online world, such activities now predominantly take place on the web.

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Studium Generale - Conflict areas around the world 30 Sep 2014

Studium Generale - Conflict areas around the world

There is turmoil now in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq, North Korea, and everlasting tension in Israel-Palestine, to say nothing of the numerous conflicts on the African continent. Which of these conflicts pose the greatest threat to world peace? What are the driving forces behind these conflicts: resources, land, ethnic purity?

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HSD Café: Drones 2 Oct 2014

HSD Café: Drones

The proliferation of drone technology has led to new security questions. Such “Unmanned Areal Vehicles” (UAVs), often referred to as ‘drones’, are used for a wide range of purposes. The vast majority of drones performs security related tasks, military and civil.

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HSD Café: CBRN and Terrorism 16 Oct 2014
HSD Café: Ethics and societal security 6 Nov 2014