Give to...a healthy city

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We are facing increasing air pollution and heat waves caused by urbanisation and climatechange. Due to its unique location, these problems are more pronounced in Maastricht. This affects the physical and mental health of the city’s inhabitants and how they interact with each other. Researcher Bram Oosterbroek wants to identify these unhealthy places. He needs a new ‘measuring bike’ to carry out his measurements. Based on the results, he plans to advise on urban development to ensure a sustainable city. Will you help Bram on his way?

About project owner Bram Oosterbroek
Bram Oosterbroek is researcher at the Maastricht Sustainability Institute (MSI) in the fields of ecosystem services, spatial modeling, human health and biodiversity. He is working on a spatial (geographic) model to assess and optimise the impact of ecosystems on human health. MSI is part of the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at the Maastricht University.

Bram Oosterbroek: "It's great to cycle through Maastricht, with my 'research lab'. People regularly ask me what I'm doing with those sensors. With a new measuring bike I can take a closer look at different areas in the city. In this way I will contribute to a healthy city."


For Each Other 2021
Over the past 12 months, Maastricht University again devoted itself to the important tasks of education and research, with the ultimate aim of building a better society. As ever, the University Fund Limburg/SWOL supports the university in this effort. But your support is essential, too. Together, we will make this project a success! Are you there For Each Other?

You make your donation to the University Fund Limburg/SWOL, the charitable foundation of Maastricht University. This fund is a registered public benefit organisation (ANBI), which means your donation is tax deductible. For more information, please visit the website of University Fund Limburg/SWOL: www.ufl-swol.nl.

 

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02-12-2021 | 09:35
01-12-2021 | 21:57 Go Bram!
01-12-2021 | 19:43 A great initiative!