Merijn Bruijnes Winner COMMIT/ Media Award

The COMMIT/media award will be awarded annually to someone of the COMMIT/program that, according to the COMMIT/board, is above average able to generate media attention and make scientific research accessible to a broad audience.

The board is pleased to inform you that this year’s award goes to Merijn Bruijnes. He is involved in the COMMIT/program on behalf of Twente University (Human Media Interaction group) for the IUALL-project, led by Dirk Heylen. Congratulations on behalf of the COMMIT/board and –buro. The COMMIT/media award includes an amount of € 500.

The board’s motivation for this choice is:

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Merijn Bruijnes makes himself and his scientific research well heard by promoting it on social media and in newsletters.

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Merijn Bruijnes is above average capable to generate media attention

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Merijn Bruijnes is capable, in an enthusiastically and professional way, to translate scientific research to a broad audience.

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On his own initiative, Merijn Bruijnes created a special act with Skype-sessions-on-wheels for our guests during their arrival. The board greatly appreciates this initiative.