Archived: De vaart der dingen

Archived: De vaart der dingen

O Tempora, o mores. Met deze gevleugelde woorden van Cicero ben ik vaker een tekst in de Nekst begonnen. Mijn oma van 98 vertelde laatst…

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Archived: Bij de koffieautomaat

Archived: Bij de koffieautomaat

De stelling De beste discussies ontstaan vaak op de meest informele plekken. Daarom trok de redactie van de Nekst naar dé discussieplek op de UvT,…

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Econometric Roots

Econometric Roots

Oftentimes, research tends to be an ever-moving train that knows only one direction: forward. Sometimes, however, it is good to look back and see where…

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

For this edition’s special we have interviewed three ambitious econometrics students that were curious about the applications of econometrics in practice, because: “In theory there…

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The Ultimate Spy Tool

The Ultimate Spy Tool

In an age during which everything is digitally recorded, logged and stored for who knows how many years, privacy – or lack thereof – is…

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Cutting-edge Research

Cutting-edge Research

As you will likely know, the work of a professor goes far beyond the walls of the lecture hall. While relatively unknown to most of…

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Traveling Sales Rock Star

Traveling Sales Rock Star

Being a salesman in the 1800s, traveling from city to city to try to sell goods for a living, does not seem like a very…

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The Mysterious Mandelbrot Set

The Mysterious Mandelbrot Set

It is rarely the case that something is easier than it looks. However, in my opinion, the Mandelbrot set is the perfect example. For those…

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The State of the Art of EOR

The State of the Art of EOR

As the world is turning and the days are going, everything is changing, and so is the world of Econometrics and Operations Research (EOR). For this reason…

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From Research to Rector

From Research to Rector

His name will certainly ring a bell to students, but who exactly is Emile Aarts, what does he do at our university and what is…

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