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Transforming the future, anticipation in the 21st Century with Riel Miller (ENG)

Birth/death; joining/leaving; normal/not-normal; repetition/difference; doing/not-doing; general/unique – these are some of the dualisms that unify our consciousness because we are able to imagine and act. This is the universe that we are part of - a constant murmur of complex emergent eco-systems. Meaning, beauty, mystery, wonder and horror - swirling, dancing. In this mix, resilience is not defined by immortality or equilibrium or preservation or restoration or continuity or even discontinuity.

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'We design the world as if there is no future'

EnTranCe regularly welcomes international experts in the field of energy, sustainability and the transition towards a sustainable future. Last month, the Indian professor Anupam Saraph, visited EnTranCe and introduced students and researchers into the concepts of Future Design and System Dynamics Modeling. We asked him a couple of questions about these concepts and their relation to the energy transition.

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Hanze UAS receives grants for two European projects

Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen has received a total of €3.7 million in grants from INTERREG Europe, an initiative that supports interregional collaboration throughout Europe. The grants will fund two large multi-year projects led by Klaas Jan Noorman, professor of Energy Transition, and Willem Foorthuis, professor of Sustainable Cooperative Entrepreneurship.

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Energiesymposium Vrouwen in Energie Noord-Nederland (VIEN)

Op donderdag 7 maart 2019, een dag voor de Internationale Vrouwendag, viert VIEN de oprichting met een energiesymposium. Dit zal plaatsvinden op een duurzame en inspirerende plek: de EnergyBarn op de Zernike Campus in Groningen. 

Barn talk

Avoiding dangerous climate change with Yvo de Boer

Although President Trump has promised to leave the Paris climate agreement, Brazil can join him. A large minority thinks climate change is a hoax and the actions that people around the world want is a struggle. The emission of greenhouse gases is higher than ever before, our addiction to fossil fuels is persistent.

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Primary school students hand over Future Chair to EnTranCe

During the Barn Talk with Harm Edens, pupils from various primary schools from the three northern provinces handed over a Future Chair to Harm Edens and EnTranCe. The Future Chair symbolizes future generations who need a vote at the decision-making table of large companies.