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Can Corona virusses travel with the wind?

Can Corona virusses travel with the wind?

March 29, 2020

Is social distancing of 1.5 meter adequate to avoid Corona infections? According to an alarming MIT paper, the corona virus may be carried by much smaller particles the heavy droplet assumed thus far. At Radio 4 Brainport we ask an expert in air flows, Professor Bert Blocken, about whether air flows pose an unprecedented risk in the spraed of the Virus.      

Photo: 2019 archive photo of Jean-Paul Linnartz interviewing Bert Blocken.

Exam stress? how to prepare for mastering the subject.

Exam stress? how to prepare for mastering the subject.

March 29, 2020

Terry van Bunder, Limi Kalapurachal and Jean-Paul Linnartz share experiences in how to prepare for exams. A recurring topic for students, or rather a topic that is relevant throughout the academic year. How to absorbe knowledge? From having read the text, to understanding the material to mastering it, to being able to make exercises, to being able to use the insights, knowledge and tools lateron after you got your degree... A podcast by radio4brainport.org.

       

Corona keeps students inside

Corona keeps students inside

March 21, 2020

Radio 4 Brainport student reporter Limi Kalapurachal interviews international students who are now very limited in their social contacts. What does it mean if the university not only locks-down class rooms, but also sports facilities, student associations, social areas, while going out is not an option. Her stories as a podcast.     

Eindhoven internationals about the Corona threat

Eindhoven internationals about the Corona threat

March 18, 2020

Following up on the university lock-down, the Radio 4 Brainport interview with the TU/e rector, the Dutch herd immunity policy, we now probed the feelings and concern of internationals.

In the podcast, Limi Kalaapurachal, Andy Baroja, Anton Alexeev and Chaitali Sangupta debate about how they experience the measures, and what responses they heard among internationals.      

Rector Prof. Frank Baaijens about how TU/e handles Corona

Rector Prof. Frank Baaijens about how TU/e handles Corona

March 17, 2020

TU/e announced rigorous measures, physically locking down the university, and trying to rapidly convert to all digital education. Radio 4 Brainport interviewed the rector, Prof. Frank Baaijens with reactions from Limi Kalapurackal, Andy Baroja, Anton Alexeev, studying and researching at the university. Further thanks to Chaitali Senguta of EindhovenNews.com for bringing in Corona reactions from the internationals.    

Rector Prof. Frank Baaijens about how TU/e handles Corona

Rector Prof. Frank Baaijens about how TU/e handles Corona

March 17, 2020

TU/e announced rigorous measures, physically locking down the university, and trying to rapidly convert to all digital education. Radio 4 Brainport interviewed the rector, Prof. Frank Baaijens with reactions from Limi Kalapurackal, Andy Baroja, Anton Alexeev, studying and researching at the university. Further thanks to Chaitali Senguta of EindhovenNews.com for bringing in Corona reactions from the internationals.    

Corona spreads, but how fast? T.U. Eindhoven forecasts the number of infections.

Corona spreads, but how fast? T.U. Eindhoven forecasts the number of infections.

March 12, 2020

The key question repeatedly asked these days is how many inhabitants will eventually become infected or even die from COVID-19, the Corona virus. Prof. Edwin van den Heuvel, mathematician at Eindhoven University of technology places his forecasts on the internet. At Radio4Brainport.org we were eager to ask him how to intreprete these numbers.  

How Victor Papanek changed our view on the role of Design

How Victor Papanek changed our view on the role of Design

March 7, 2020

With this landmark textbook book “Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Design”, Victor J. Papanek changed our view on design. Can design make a difference? That is not a question up for debate, but necessity. We asked Prof. Alison J. Clarke why the book by Papanek is a must read for any design student.

Carnaval, …. in Brainport?

Carnaval, …. in Brainport?

February 4, 2020

Internationals coming to Eindhoven often are taken by surprise during Carnaval. Crazy days in the soutern part of the Netherlands. The city suddenly is so different from being a hotspot in technology and innovation. At Radio 4 Brainport, we invited Limi (from Austria) and Peter (from the deep south of the country) to dive into the roots of Carnaval.

Happy Chinese New Year from Radio 4 Brainport

Happy Chinese New Year from Radio 4 Brainport

January 24, 2020

Celebrating the Chinese New Year according to our expats, with greetings from Radio4Brainport.org