My talks in 2011

Nov '11: The route from academia to entrepreneurship

The route from academia to entrepreneurship. Wageningen University, PE-RC weekend for final year PhD students. November 12, 2011 (by invitation).

Sep '11: MalariaWorld

MalariaWorld. Held at Banbury Centre meeting ‘Scientific and Technological Barriers To Global Real Time Risk Assessment of Vector Borne Infections – New York, USA, September 18-21, 2011 (by invitation).

May '11: Malaria: The Biting Truth

Malaria: The Biting Truth. Keynote lecture at PhD Conference, Maastricht University, 26 May 2011 (by invitation).

In 'Malaria: The Biting Truth' I confront audiences with the gripping and harsh realities of malaria. By starting with some remarkable discoveries in the late 19th Century, I then walk through a century of successes and failures in the combat against malaria, richly augmented with video material. To end with the eye-opening reality that if we would learn better from the past, we could go much further today. This talk is specifically for the general public and students, as an introduction in the world of malaria [in Dutch or English].

May '11: State of the Art of Vector-Borne Diseases in Europe

State-of-the-art of vector-borne diseases in Europe. Keynote lecture at Europest Conference, Cracow, Poland, 19 May 2011 (by invitation).

Apr '11: Malaria: The Biting Truth

Malaria: The Biting Truth. Lecture at VHIG congress, Deventer, The Netherlands, 14 April, 2011 (by invitation).

“Bart Knols presented 'Malaria: The Biting Truth' during our recent VHIG congress, in front of some 250 participants from the health sector. His talk was full of inspiring animations and video material, which captivated the audience. The participants were asked to rank his presentation on a scale from 1-10, and the average score was 9.6, the highest we have ever seen during our conferences. I can wholeheartedly recommend this talk to anyone interested in malaria and its control" - Paul Bergervoet (conference organiser).

In 'Malaria: The Biting Truth' I confront audiences with the gripping and harsh realities of malaria. By starting with some remarkable discoveries in the late 19th Century, I then walk through a century of successes and failures in the combat against malaria, richly augmented with video material. To end with the eye-opening reality that if we would learn better from the past, we could go much further today. This talk is specifically for the general public and students, as an introduction in the world of malaria [in Dutch or English].

Feb '11: About malaria, mosquitoes, and Limburger cheese

Pecha Kucha presentation in Maastricht, 11 February 2011.

See this talk here: http://www.youtube.com/­watch?v=hpdPOnIq7EU

Jan '11: Malaria: The Biting Truth

Malaria: The Biting Truth. Lecture at Leiden University, The Netherlands, 25 January 2011 (by invitation).

In 'Malaria: The Biting Truth' I confront audiences with the gripping and harsh realities of malaria. By starting with some remarkable discoveries in the late 19th Century, I then walk through a century of successes and failures in the combat against malaria, richly augmented with video material. To end with the eye-opening reality that if we would learn better from the past, we could go much further today. This talk is specifically for the general public and students, as an introduction in the world of malaria [in Dutch or English].

Jan '11: Malaria: The Biting Truth

Malaria: The Biting Truth. Lecture at annual conference of Dutch Biologists (NIBI). Lunteren, 14 January 2011 (by invitation).

In 'Malaria: The Biting Truth' I confront audiences with the gripping and harsh realities of malaria. By starting with some remarkable discoveries in the late 19th Century, I then walk through a century of successes and failures in the combat against malaria, richly augmented with video material. To end with the eye-opening reality that if we would learn better from the past, we could go much further today. This talk is specifically for the general public and students, as an introduction in the world of malaria [in Dutch or English].
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