The University of Twente was founded in 1961 in Enschede, The Netherlands. The University of Twente is a throughly modern campus devoted to a multi-disciplinary approach to education with a strong bias toward applying technological advances beneficial to mankind. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Technical and Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences and Behavioral Sciences. Twente is noted for its advanced research institutes, including but not limited to the Institutes of Nanotechnology, Biomedical Technological Institute, Centre for Telematics and Informationtechnology and numerous centers for encouraging international students' attendance. The university forms various partnerships with the private sector for students to gain practical experience while attending classes. The student body is approximately 7,000 students.

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Mapping the chemistry of the Earth's mantle

The Earth's mantle makes up about 85% of the Earth's volume and is made of solid rock. But exactly what rock types is the mantle made of, and how are they distributed throughout the mantle? An international team of researchers—including ...

Confining classical and quantum waves with crystals

In the journal Physical Review Letters, a team of researchers from the University of Twente describes how any kind of wave, whether quantum or classical, is confined in any kind of crystal. The results will notably boost ...

Ammonia: 'A trump card for the energy transition process'

During his internship as a Chemical Technology student at Danish company Haldor Topsøe, UT Ph.D. researcher Kevin Rouwenhorst realized the many opportunities offered by ammonia. At the moment, it is principally used to manufacture ...

Nanoparticles train immune cells to fight cancer

Scientists in the department of Advanced Organ Bioengineering and Therapeutics (Faculty of S&T, TechMed Centre) recently published a novel cancer immune therapy in the scientific journal Nature Communications. In their research, ...

New mapping technology to discover Earth's resources

For years, scientists have tried to understand the structure of the Earth. One of these scientists is University of Twente geophysicist Dr. Juan Carlos Afonso (Faculty of ITC). He has recently developed a new method to analyze ...

Nature in the Netherlands deteriorating rapidly

Nature in the Netherlands is deteriorating rapidly. According to the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure (Rli), the biodiversity crisis is just as serious as the climate crisis. UT researcher Prof. Dr. Esther Turnhout ...

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