IDE PhD candidate wins a Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2017

08 March 2017 by Communication

PhD candidate Deborah Sumter and her mentor Prof. Ruud Balkenende of the faculty of IDE have been awarded a place on the Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship. This is a yearlong international programme on circular economy for postgraduates studying design, engineering and business.

Deborah Sumter and seventeen other students from all over the world representing some of the world’s most renowned universities, has been chosen to do this year long programme. The winning students and their mentors will participate in a week long summer school in London, an online learning programme, have the opportunity to develop their own circular economy innovation project and receive a cash bursary.

  • Click here for more information about the Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship and the winners
  • Click here for the personal profile of Ruud Balkenende



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