Category: Resources

Train in rainy station

Ok, but how? Tips & tricks for international train travel for TUe staff (and others interested!)

Whether you do it for environmental reasons, comfortable seating options, the convenience of having your luggage at arm’s reach, or perhaps a secret fear of flying, taking the train is an amazing way to transport yourself to your next business destination.  Booking your first (or second, or third) train trip, can be a daunting task.…
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Online conference

Online conferences: different desires, various virtual fields

Online conferences are here to stay. Over summer, when the pandemic had taken a turn for the better, people were quick to dismiss the idea of online (or even hybrid) conferences. Nothing could beat in-person meetings, networking and the conference ambiance; not even the many advantages of going virtual. Now that new virus variants are…
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Source update – Covid-19 edition

Now that the summer holiday is over, we were hoping the pandemic would be gone as well. Nothing could be further from the truth. For most of us, traveling has come to a screeching halt. Is talking about travelling sustainably still necessary then? Absolutely! The current travel ban presents us with the perfect opportunity to…
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Carbon calculators

These three carbon calculators can be of great use when planning your trip! Also, when travelling in a sustainable manner, it can be very encouraging to calculate the amount of carbon emissions that you avoid.

2020 should be the year of the non-flying academic

Science should play an exemplary role in society. Post-doc Cody Hochstenbach from UvA about why 2020 should be the year of the non-flying academic. And here are some additional sources to become a non-flying academic yourself: The Utrecht University has developed a map to indicate which destinations are perfect for train travel, and for which…
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