Roeland van Geuns, Professor of Poverty Interventions at the University of Applied Science (HvA), receives the Impact Award for his research on poverty and debt issues. Van Geuns has managed to make a difference to people who live from day to day.
Debt issues is a broad social problem. Not only for people who, beyond their control, are in debt, but also for organizations, such as housing associations that have to deal with delays in rent payments. “The instruments Van Geuns has developed to manage debt positions and to make debt discussable have had an important social impact.”
Film maker: Caren Huygelen
The applications for the Innovation Award, the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas that contribute to a better world, are being assessed. The organisation of the Innovation Award received a lot of cutting edge ideas for new businesses, systems, products, platforms and more. “We are very happy with the amount of applications we received,” says Richtsje […]News
Finalists Reinout Bem and Imran Avci were interviewed by Karlijn Meinders in BNR’s broadcast Wetenschap Vandaag during Spitsuur. To listen to the interview click here.News
The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Awards go to innovations in 3D-printed embryo models, following criminal money through bank data and tackling the phosphate challenge. The Impact Awards go to Jaap Bonjer, Erwin Peterman and Gijs Wuite, and Roeland van Geuns Marissa de Boer (UvA), Jill Coster van Voorhout (UvA) and Bernadette de Bakker (Amsterdam UMC), […]News