PICTURE BOOK 2019
A small selection of events and other notable occasions for NIOZ.
ROYAL NIOZ I
Signing cooperation agreement by Niek Lopes-Cadrozo (NWO), Henk Brinkhuis (NIOZ), Anton Pijpers (Utrecht University), Michael Schulz (MARUM) and Antje Boetius (AWI), in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima.
ROYAL NIOZ II
Signing letter of intent by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bathmann (Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research), Prof. Dr. Henk Brinkhuis (NIOZ), Prof. Dr. Wim van den Doel (NWO), Dr. Joachim Harms (Project Management Jülich), in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima.
SCIENCE ENCOUNTERS ART
The Science Encounters Art, or S.E.A., Art Tour Texel 2019: Ten works of art inspired by NIOZ marine research were visited by about 10,000 people during June, July and August 2019.
THEATRE FOR KIDS
The children’s theatre performance ‘Kanoet’ (Knot) visited NIOZ as part of Science Encounters Art (S.E.A.)
During the National Science Weekend in October 2019, NIOZ Texel welcomed 1,500 visitors of all age groups during its successful Open House Day.
NEW LAB I
New Benthos Lab at Texel with robot for bottom samples Wadden Sea and North Sea.
NEW LAB II
New DNA Lab at Texel with air treatment system to prevent contamination of deep sea samples.
NEW LAB III
Opening of the outdoor underwater lab at Yerseke by Theo van de Gazelle, chief engineer-director of RWS Sea and Delta, and students of HZ University of Applied Sciences.
NWO CONNECT @NIOZ
NIOZ hosted the NWO CONNECT Day for a large and diverse group of colleagues from both the domains and the institutes for a tour of the NIOZ-TX-building and part of the S.E.A. Art Tour Texel by bike.
The yearly Girlsday at NIOZ Yerseke for 10-15-year-old girls to meet female scientists and to get a hands-on experience of doing marine research.
NIOZ SCIENCE DAYS
The yearly Science Days of 2019 on Texel were joined by the majority of employees of TX and YE for lively social and scientific exchange; the latter revolving around the NIOZ Science and Strategic Plan 2020-2025, dubbed “Our Ocean, Our Coast and Our Future”.