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Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Vernon (ESR1)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project and we are eager to share their most important experiences to date. Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Usha (ESR 7)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project and we are eager to share their most important experiences to date. Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Mugdha (ESR 15)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project and we are eager to share their most important experiences to date. Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - James (ESR4)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project. We are eager to share their most important experiences to date! Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. James (ESR4) […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Kick-off by Juliette (ESR5)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project. We are eager to share their most important experiences to date! Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 months […]
Event

Network school 2

from 10/05/2022 to 12/05/2022
Event

Webinar “Research challenges in the real world : target-group and country-specific communication”,

Presentation by Suzan Daamen of Uitvoeringsbrigade from the Netherlands.
Event

Kick off

Kick off meeting of SURREAL consortium from 24/11/2021 to 26/11/2021

Coming from a Metropolis in South of Iran to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

“My journey started by living in two beautiful cities in Iran: Shiraz and Tehran” I come from Shiraz, a beautiful cultural city famous for Persepolis and poets like Hafiz and Saadi. Shiraz is the most liveable city in Iran. It has fabulous weather, numerous historical places, hospitable and sweet people, and many fun places to […]

Recap: SURREAL Network School 1

Utrecht, 7th to 10th June 2022 At the end of the first network school, Dr. Hans Orru, one of the supervisors, summed up what we were collectively thinking. To slightly paraphrase him; “It has been one of the better ones I have been to. There was a really fun atmosphere across the group. It was […]

The challenges and origin of SURREAL - an interview with Prof. Dr. Martin Dijst

Prof. Dr. Martin Dijst is the initiator of the SURREAL project and the consortium coordinator. Two ESRs, Usha Dahal and Gill Gurkeerat, had chat with him about the SURREAL project. Here is the transcript. Q: How did the concept of the SURREAL project start? Healthy Urban Living program: the foundation of the SURREAL project As […]

My PhD journey: from the hustle and bustle of India to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

I was born and raised in Mumbai, India. Most of my life was spent in the northern suburb of Mumbai, far from the city Centre. As the lifeline of the city – the local train was my favorite mode of transport. It allowed me to traverse the length and the breadth of the city at […]

Introducing policy analysis through the conversation between two early-stage researchers - Part 2

This is the second part of the conversation between two SURREAL ESRs about doing policy analysis. Read the first part of this conversation. Policy analysis is becoming an increasingly popular tool in science because it serves to enrich current scientific understandings of everyday problems by helping to understand the context of policy decisions while also […]

Introducing policy analysis through the conversation between two early-stage researchers - Part 1

Policy analysis is becoming an increasingly popular tool in science because it serves to enrich current scientific understandings of everyday problems by helping to understand the context of policy decisions while also providing practical recommendations to policymakers. But doing a policy analysis is not free from challenges. Two SURREAL ESRs are doing policy analysis. Usha […]
Event

Network school 1

 Recap of SURREAL Network School 1

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Vernon (ESR1)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project and we are eager to share their most important experiences to date. Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Usha (ESR 7)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project and we are eager to share their most important experiences to date. Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Mugdha (ESR 15)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project and we are eager to share their most important experiences to date. Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - James (ESR4)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project. We are eager to share their most important experiences to date! Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. James (ESR4) […]

Our experiences after a year of SURREAL - Kick-off by Juliette (ESR5)

12 months ago, many of our Early Stage Researchers joined the SURREAL project. We are eager to share their most important experiences to date! Every week, an ESR will provide a mini update by answering the 4 questions below. Hopefully, this will give you some insight into their most important first year experiences. 12 months […]

Coming from a Metropolis in South of Iran to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

“My journey started by living in two beautiful cities in Iran: Shiraz and Tehran” I come from Shiraz, a beautiful cultural city famous for Persepolis and poets like Hafiz and Saadi. Shiraz is the most liveable city in Iran. It has fabulous weather, numerous historical places, hospitable and sweet people, and many fun places to […]

The challenges and origin of SURREAL - an interview with Prof. Dr. Martin Dijst

Prof. Dr. Martin Dijst is the initiator of the SURREAL project and the consortium coordinator. Two ESRs, Usha Dahal and Gill Gurkeerat, had chat with him about the SURREAL project. Here is the transcript. Q: How did the concept of the SURREAL project start? Healthy Urban Living program: the foundation of the SURREAL project As […]

My PhD journey: from the hustle and bustle of India to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

I was born and raised in Mumbai, India. Most of my life was spent in the northern suburb of Mumbai, far from the city Centre. As the lifeline of the city – the local train was my favorite mode of transport. It allowed me to traverse the length and the breadth of the city at […]

Introducing policy analysis through the conversation between two early-stage researchers - Part 2

This is the second part of the conversation between two SURREAL ESRs about doing policy analysis. Read the first part of this conversation. Policy analysis is becoming an increasingly popular tool in science because it serves to enrich current scientific understandings of everyday problems by helping to understand the context of policy decisions while also […]

Introducing policy analysis through the conversation between two early-stage researchers - Part 1

Policy analysis is becoming an increasingly popular tool in science because it serves to enrich current scientific understandings of everyday problems by helping to understand the context of policy decisions while also providing practical recommendations to policymakers. But doing a policy analysis is not free from challenges. Two SURREAL ESRs are doing policy analysis. Usha […]

Recap: SURREAL Network School 1

Utrecht, 7th to 10th June 2022 At the end of the first network school, Dr. Hans Orru, one of the supervisors, summed up what we were collectively thinking. To slightly paraphrase him; “It has been one of the better ones I have been to. There was a really fun atmosphere across the group. It was […]
Event

Network school 2

from 10/05/2022 to 12/05/2022
Event

Webinar “Research challenges in the real world : target-group and country-specific communication”,

Presentation by Suzan Daamen of Uitvoeringsbrigade from the Netherlands.
Event

Kick off

Kick off meeting of SURREAL consortium from 24/11/2021 to 26/11/2021
Event

Network school 1

 Recap of SURREAL Network School 1
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