Talks

Contact me if you want to invite me for a talk or workshop at your school, planetarium, science event or other. I’m fluent in Dutch and English.

Upcoming talks and workshops

  • Sound of Science, 6 September 2020.

Recent public talks (see below for workshops)

  • Online talk and Q&A about Starlink and BepiColombo. Youth organisation for astronomy, Belgium, 3 May 2020.
  • Maori weekend, Museum Volkenkunde Leiden, 2 Mei 2020 (cancelled because of corona virus).
  • Twintigduizend mijlen onder een buitenaardse zee. Sterrenwacht Copernicus. 16 April 2020 (cancelled because of corona virus).
  • Manen van ijs en vuur. Descartes Jeugdsymposium. 28 Maart 2020 (cancelled because of corona virus).
  • Online astronomy Q&A. International School of Amsterdam. 23 March 2020.
  • Hoe land ik op een andere planeet? Met Angelique van Ombergen. Kinderuniversiteit Antwerpen. 8 Maart 2020 (cancelled because of corona virus).
  • Sounds of Interstellar Space met jazz trio Trifid. Noordwijk, Space Expo. 24 January 2020
  • Sounds of Interstellar Space met jazz trio Trifid. Bovenkarspel, sterrenwacht Orion. 11 January 2020
  • Sounds of Interstellar Space met jazz trio Trifid. Utrecht, sterrenwacht Sonnenborgh. 10 January 2020
  • Watervulkanen op Europa, proeven van een buitenaardse oceaan. Galileo, KNVWS afd. Zuid-Limburg. 23 November 2019.
  • Moons of Ice and Fire (video). Space storytellers, ESA open day. Noordwijk, the Netherlands. 7 October 2019.
  • Science show exoplanets. ESA open day. Noordwijk, the Netherlands. 7 October 2019.
  • Science show moons. ESA open day. Noordwijk, the Netherlands. 7 October 2019.
  • Europa: a taste of an extraterrestrial ocean. Bessensap 2019, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 21 June 2019.
  • Moons of Ice and Fire (video). Astronomy on Tap Leiden, the Netherlands. 27 May 2019.
  • Watervulkanen op Europa, proeven van een buitenaardse oceaan. JWG Leiden, the Netherlands. 10 May 2019
  • Moons of Ice and Fire (video). Dutch Famelab finals. Tivoli, Utrecht, the Netherlands. 9 May 2019
  • Europa: a taste of an extraterrestrial ocean (video). Winning talk Famelab Delft. 3 April 2019.
  • Water volcanoes on Europa, tasting an extraterrestrial ocean. Sunnulækjarskóli, Selfoss, Iceland. 11 February 2019
  • Water volcanoes on Europa, tasting an extraterrestrial ocean.
    New Zealand Astrobiology Network (NZAN), Lower Hutt, New Zealand. 2 November 2018
  • Water volcanoes on Europa, tasting an extraterrestrial ocean.
    Wellington Institute of Technology, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. 2 November 2018
  • Water volcanoes on Europa, tasting an extraterrestrial ocean. Taita College, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. 2 November 2018.
  • Water volcanoes on Europa, tasting an extraterrestrial ocean. Auckland Astronomical Society (video). Auckland, New Zealand. 22 October 2018.
  • Watervulkanen op Europa, proeven van een buitenaardse oceaan. Cosmodrome, Genk, Belgium. 15 March 2018.
  • Water volcanoes on Europa, tasting an extraterrestrial ocean.
    Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium, Göttingen, Germany. 30 November 2017.
  • Planet 9. Summer camp JVS-Descartes, Zutendaal. July 2017.
  • Volcanism in the solar system, science show. Night of Science. Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, Germany. 21 January 2017.
  • Water volcanoes on Europa: tasting an extraterrestrial ocean. Science Slam. Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, Germany. 15 July 2016.

Workshops

  • Nepnieuws (fakenews): A workshop for kids about fakenews & science. I teach kids how to recognize fakenews and how to find reliable information on science. JVS-Descartes, Cosmodrome, Genk. 16 March 2019.
  • Landen op een andere planeet (how to land on another planet): Let kids discover the different challenges that come with landing on a different planet, by letting them design and built a safe landing system for an egg. Summercamp JVS-Descartes, Born Belgium. 2014.