This is what happened the past 48 hours, besides defending my PhD work.

Tuesday evening: Radio 1 interviewed me during a rehearsal of Philips Symphonie orkest, listen here:

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At the same time, our journal paper on sound levels in the orchestra went online.

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And it turned out that Maarten Hornikx is the first UHD (associate prof) to promote a PhD in the Netherlands, see the cursor.

After an interview on Wednesday morning, NOS journaal wrote about it online.

Meanwhile, TU/e published our press release on their website, together with our video:

 

The news was covered by NU.nl and VRT and Phys.org and NOS op 3.

Wednesday at 12:30, after a successful symposium, BNR Radio News called me for an interview. Listen to the podcast here.

The NOS website published an article at 13:00 which got a lot of attention: NOS website article

At 14:00, the defense took place, see Hora est.

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After receiving my ‘bul’ and shaking many hands, I stepped on my bike while talking to  reporter of the Nederlands Dagblad.

Thursday morning, Nederlands Dagblad published this article and a cartoon on the front page:

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And even the Belgian Newspaper ‘De Standaard’ published about it:

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Thursday afternoon, I did a live interview on Radio 5 at 15:30.

 

 

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