Episode 7 – Jitte Jennekens, the chair of the Life Sciences Representatives

In this episode, Gijs and Anastasia talk to the chair of the Life Sciences Representatives (LSR). The LSR represents the interests and rights of all Master’s students of the Graduate School of Life Sciences at Utrecht University. How has the LSR become a huge success? What are the directions of their work? Let’s listen to Jitte to get the answers.

A book recommendation from Jitte: Zeitoun – a nonfiction book written by Dave Eggers.

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Episode 6 – Interview with Academic counsellors

Why would you want to reach out to an academic counsellor? Get to know Desley van der Zande and Jaco de Fockert-Koefoed closer! Get inspired by their non-linear career trajectories towards their profession, their vision on their mission in their work with students and the ideas on happiness.

Book recommendations of this episode: “I am Pilgrim” by Terry Hayes, “Socrates op sneakers” by Elke Wiss, “The Painted Bird” by Jerzy Kosiński.

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Episode 5 – International Officers and Policy of GSLS

Interview with our GSLS International Officers Tamar Aprahamian and Nadine Nonnekes about the UU policy for travelling abroad and more. Who are they, what drives them, and which books do they recommend to you?

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Episode 4 – Renske de Kleijn: Introduction to Designing and Teaching in Higher Education

Interview with Dr. Renske de Kleijn by our new RLS member Vivian Hegeman. Renske is an Assistant Professor at Biomedical Sciences, Course coordinator of the new GSLS course ‘Introduction to Designing & Teaching in Higher Education‘ (Start in Period 3), and writer of the children’s book ‘Als het virus straks voorbij is‘ (still available).

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Episode 3 – First year GSLS international students

Meet the international GSLS students! Learn about academic backgrounds of Cheyenne Gumbs, Carla Rios, Inês Marcelino, Muhamad Rifki Ramadhan, and Anushree Ray. Listen to their perceptions of the Introduction week at the GSLS and their views on the most challenging problems in the Life Sciences field. 

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Episode 2 – Trisja Boom First year student Epidemiology

Get to know the GSLS students: Hear about Trisja’s educational path and her first experiences with the ILS and online education.

Trisja’s book recommendation: “Noah Barleywater Runs Away” by John Boyne.

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Episode 1 – Harold van Rijen

Interview with Prof.Dr. Harold van Rijen, Director of the Graduate School of Life Sciences and Professor of Innovation in Biomedical Education by Anastasia Kurysheva.

The book recommendation in this episode: “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell.

You can direct the questions to our future guests and your feedback to: radiolifesciences@umcutrecht.nl

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