Province of Groningen Scandinavia Research Team 2017-2018
is passionate about doing research because: it is very nice that researchers have to be a bit like a detective to get information on the table. On top of that, it is a varied job which brings him in contact with many different people and prepares Dirk for his working life later.
considers: the Liberation Day in Tiraspol, the capital of non-recognized state Trans-Nistria, as the craziest event he has ever been to.
is: like a well-aged bottle of Chardonnay - fun, full and vibrant that can be paired with many different things.
loves: clearly, drinking wine, travelling to wine regions and going on wine tours. Apart from that he likes going on picnics, cooking, playing sports, (hockey and swimming) history and discovering the world.
is passionate about doing research because: it enables him to discover new ideas and to engage with information geared to critical thinking in order to contribute to creative problem solving.