Wijzig cookie instellingen

Why we have the wrong idea about migrants

Who do you think of as a migrant? Someone coming from a poor country or crossing the Mediteranean sea on a boat? Perhaps you did not thing of an American living in the Netherlands. Melissa Siegel (Maastricht University) covers some of the most common misconceptions about migration.

key notes

Prof. dr. Melissa Siegel

Prof. dr. Melissa Siegel is a migration expert at Maastricht University

Next video:

Ben jij verantwoordelijk voor je daden als je dronken bent?

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla, ut commodo diam libero vitae erat. Aenean faucibus nibh et justo cursus id rutrum lorem imperdiet. Nunc ut sem vitae risus tristique posuere. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius enim in eros elementum tristique. Duis cursus, mi quis viverra ornare, eros dolor interdum nulla, ut commodo diam libero vitae erat. Aenean faucibus nibh et justo cursus id rutrum lorem imperdiet. Nunc ut sem vitae risus tristique posuere.

Watch this video
arrow_forward
How does your body beat a virus?

The cells in your body are wonderfully trained soldiers, fighting any virus or bacteria invading your body. Alexandra Cloherty (Amsterdam umc) explains how the cells can be trained to fight infections even better.

Would the Titanic still sink today

The Titanic is probably the most famous ship that ever set sail. But ironically it is most famous for how it sank. Engineer Carey Walters (Delft University of Technology) explains how steel breaks and if the Titanic could have survived hitting an iceberg with modern day steel.

What is religion?

Whether you are religious or not, you know what religion is. But do you really? Dr. Erin Wilson (Groningen University) explains why defining religion isn't that easy - and what that means for religious groups around the world.

How do people go with the flow

You are in a rush, trying to catch a train in a crowded station, and somehow you manage to manouver around everyone else in the station. Physicist Alessandro Corbetta (Eindhoven University of Technology) studies these complex situations to explain how we avoid bumping into each other all the time.

Are scientific discoveries merely lucky shots?

What do the microwave, post-it and penicillin have in common? They were discovered serendipitously. But were these discoveries really accidental? Philosopher Samantha Copeland (Delft University of Technology) explains how these discoveries were made and if we can make more lucky discoveries happen.

Possible due to

With the support of