University of Twente

The grand challenges the world will be facing during the coming decades will undoubtedly change the global university landscape too. Today’s students are tomorrow’s global citizens, professionals who will contribute to finding solutions for major social issues in fields like healthcare, governance, energy and the environment. As a young and entrepreneurial university in the Netherlands, the University of Twente prepares young people for this future. It does so by offering cutting-edge, appealing and future-proof education. By being a global player in technology and social research. And by creating a thriving campus hot-spot, as an ecosystem for hundreds of spinoff companies
‘High tech, human touch’ implies that the university is continuously on the look-out for unexpected combinations of research and education, always with a view to the needs of society. Twente therefore cooperates closely with large companies, SMEs, hospitals and government organisations, throughout our own region and elsewhere.
Its unique campus in the Twente region currently welcomes 9,500 students, and employs over 3,000 scientists and professional support staff.
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Philosophy of Technology and Design: Shaping the Relations Between Humans and Technologies (FutureLearn)

Learn about the impact of technology on society. Explore the philosophy of technology and mediation theory, focused on design. In every aspect of our lives we make use of all kinds of technologies. Technologies can anticipate needs or solve problems, and they can extend or enhance human capacities and [...]
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eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health (FutureLearn)

Feb 22nd 2021
eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health (FutureLearn)
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How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth. eHealth refers to the use of technologies to improve well-being, health, and healthcare. It is an umbrella term that captures concepts about the health context, technology, and people. In this free online course, [...]
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The Future of Human Resource Management (HRM) (FutureLearn)

Feb 15th 2021
The Future of Human Resource Management (HRM) (FutureLearn)
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Discover the possibilities of the future of people management, from HRM technology and innovation to job design. Learn HR strategies for building motivated, engaged and innovative teams. Rapid technological and societal developments are changing people management as we know it. Whilst there are hundreds of courses and books full [...]
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Technology Entrepreneurship: How to Start a New Venture (FutureLearn)

Feb 15th 2021
Technology Entrepreneurship: How to Start a New Venture (FutureLearn)
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Find out how to recognise, develop and exploit entrepreneurial opportunities. Start your own entrepreneurial venture. What does it mean to be entrepreneurial? Being entrepreneurial is an exciting challenge and will help make your technology-based idea a reality. In this free online course, you’ll learn from experienced technology entrepreneurs and [...]
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Nanotechnology for Health: Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis (FutureLearn)

Discover how types of nanotechnology can be used for exciting new opportunities in healthcare. Explore the use and implications of nanotechnology in medicine. Nanotechnology is used to control and manipulate nanometer-sized matter with nanometer precision. This can be atoms, molecules, or larger biological structures such as DNA or living [...]
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Supply chain innovation: How technology can create a sustainable future (FutureLearn)

Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends. Every product that we use today is the result of a supply chain - a complex series of steps that turn raw materials into the final products we use and everything [...]
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Ultrasound Imaging: What Is Inside? (FutureLearn)

Feb 15th 2021
Ultrasound Imaging: What Is Inside? (FutureLearn)
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What is an ultrasound scan, and how do they work? Discover the science of ultrasound and understand its clinical uses. Discover how ultrasound imaging works. With this ultrasound imaging course, you’ll explore some of the main principles behind this fascinating technology. Starting with an ultrasound definition and working your [...]
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Geohealth: Improving Public Health through Geographic Information (FutureLearn)

Explore how spatial data and geographic information systems (GIS) can be used to understand and improve public health. The environment in which we live and work can have a profound effect on our health – an effect that is explored by the emerging field of geohealth. This free online [...]
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