Alumni Stories

Migraines have a grip on Mariëtte's life

Marjolein de Jong2 May 2019
Because of her migraines Mariëtte had to give up on her dreams: "I still hope for a miracle drug."

A healthy breakfast? Try pie!

Marjolein de Jong2 May 2019
Berend Eberson hopes to encourage the rest of the Netherlands to get their day off to a healthy start by eating cauliflower.

From citrus peel to currant bun

Marjolein de Jong13 November 2018
‘Peel farmer’ and VU Chemistry alumnus Sytze van Stempvoort (24) has developed a sustainable initiative with his company PeelPioneers, which processes

5 solutions for traffic problems you haven’t heard of yet

Loïs Hijzelendoorn22 October 2018
Are you as tired of heavy traffic as we are? On average, half a million people are caught in a traffic jam every day. Despite the multitude of new

‘THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE WAS TO ADJUST OUR EXPECTATIONS’

Renske Vermeijden15 September 2015
Human Movement researcher at the UMCG, Femke Hoekstra, conducts research into how people with a disability can benefit more from an active lifestyle.