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01-01-2017

Every year at New Year's Eve, a lot of firework is set off to celebrate the coming year. This produces a large amount of particulated matter. We measured the Nieuwmarkt.

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22-12-2016

A Dutch translation of the book 'Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom' by Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary Stager has been published.

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22-12-2016

Curious to know about prospecting mines in the city? This is your chance! Houses contain as much steel and copper to be able to see them as source of materials on the long-term.

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20-12-2016

The latest FIT publication offers an overview of products and services that are available to support people with dementia to keep living in their own home.

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15-12-2016

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be a creative inventor. With that in mind, Waag Society is proud to present our new, do-it-yourself mini computer for young creators.

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08-12-2016

Artists and designers interested in the life sciences are invited to propose new projects for funding. The Bio Art & Design Award grants three awards, each of them is € 25.000.

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05-12-2016

Xandra van der Eijk worked at the Open Wetlab for two months and now calls herself a ‘biology pro’. What happened, we wanted to know.

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01-12-2016

Prestigious award for The Digital City Revives in London ceremony of the Digital Preservation Awards.

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01-12-2016

Waag Society’s Fablab Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Public Library launched a large-scale program about making education and 21st century skills.

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30-11-2016

Waag Society developed a Dutch toolkit to organize an open data expedition with participants. The toolkit provides a three-step guide and all the downloadable files needed to organise a data expedition are included.

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25-11-2016

We opened the Pet Shop Food Bar at the Waterlooplein in Amsterdam in November 2016. We investigated for one month how our micro-pets can contribute to the future of our food.

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23-11-2016

On Wednesday 23 November, the first meeting of the Dutch Open Planbureauwas held. On the Dutch version of this page, you can read an interview with Socrates Schouten.

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12-11-2016

On Friday 11 November, parents, pupils, teachers, school leaders and data experts gathered in small groups to search for connections and stories in publicly available data for education in The Netherlands.

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11-11-2016

2017 will be the year of the botanic gardens in The Netherlands. Visitors can use the newly developed app starting in April - Hortus Chat, made in collaboration with Waag Society - to start a conversation with the plants.

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08-11-2016

Dynamic Skin collects and stores solar energy and uses that energy to generate warmth or light, forming its own metabolism.

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31-10-2016

Six students of the TU Delft have won the ‘BouwRecycling Award’ with their research. The students were commissioned by AEB Amsterdam, TU Delft and Waag Society.

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