From low-education parents to high-education children May01

From low-education parents to high-education children

Once again in the spotlights, but not about my research this time! It’s an article in the Dutch paper Volkskrant, about highly educated children whose parents are not-so-highly-educated, and I got quoted two times (see excerpts below). The starting point for the article was a study that...

In the spotlight thanks to science journalists Mar30

In the spotlight thanks to science journalists

So, this is probably every scientist’s dream: getting exposure for your research and getting the feeling that someone cares about your work. But then again, doesn’t this apply to all of us? :-) Recently our publication on undernutrition management got the attention it needs,...

The full interview Feb08

The full interview

The full interview I mentioned in the former post is now available here, yay! It’s pretty funny and even weird to read your own words like this, but if I inspire even one student to pursue a (PhD) career in nutrition, I’m a happy woman! For the non-Turkish readers: I’ll try...

Interview in Deniz Dergisi – Past Present Future Jan07

Interview in Deniz Dergisi – Past Present Future

In October 2015, I was interviewed for Deniz Dergisi (a Dutch-Turkish magazine) after a kind invitation from the editor, Volkan Akdağ. It was very kind of him to show interest in my PhD project and wanting to share it with others, which was the reason for this interview. We’ve talked...

Wageningen World: Powerfood for seniors

I’m used to interview others for my research, but this time, I was the one being interviewed! For Wageningen World, our magazine for alumni and relations, Astrid Smit interviewed me about my research on protein-enriched meals. As any researcher, I loooove talking about my study, so I...

Twitter Queen of Wageningen University Nov27

Twitter Queen of Wageningen University

Yes, it has happened. I’m a Queen! Well, ok, merely a Twitter Queen, but details details details… So, to give the whole story: apparently a social media survey showed that I’m one of the most influential Twitter users from Wageningen University. That sounds pretty awesome,...