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Welcome to the TU Delft OPEN Publishing Blog! Its objective is to share innovative concepts, to trigger discussion and to highlight our latest developments and progress. This blog endorses openness, fairness and diversity.  Opinions are those of the authors.

Editor spotlight: Creating the mobility systems of the future

The perpetual growth of cities is creating big challenges in terms of urban mobility. Developing urban mobility systems that are accessible, liveable, and resilient requires a balanced and innovative approach. Associate Professor of Transport & Planning at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Maaike Snelder’s focus on advancing future mobility systems provides a comprehensive view..

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TU Delft OPEN Publishing | 2023 Annual Report

Textbooks and Books published in 2023

As TU Delft OPEN Publishing, we are on a mission: create a community-driven and open access (OA) scholarly communication platform that provides resilient publishing services to the dynamic community of teachers and researchers at TU Delft. Now that we are four years in existence, we are proud to look back on what we achieved and..

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Editor spotlight: Rethinking education on urban challenges in the Global South

Equipping people to solve the urban challenges of the Global South requires innovative approaches and new perspectives. Building on a successful MOOC they created in 2017, a team at TU Delft’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment wanted to make the educational materials even more inclusive and accessible. Using a unique bottom-up approach, they..

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Scholarly Communications and Publishing Peer Review Workshop

The Minor Collaborative Science for Biomedical Breakthroughs (Nanobiology) invited TU Delft OPEN Publishing to conduct a workshop on the paper review process in science. The workshop aimed to introduce students to the merits, challenges, and advantages/disadvantages to the review process, as well as to provide hands-on practice with open peer review using students’ own work. ..

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Author spotlight: Climate change and the effects on coastal structures

Due to climate change, addressing sea level rise has become one of the most pressing global challenges of our time. Coastal structures like breakwaters and dykes play an important role in protecting the surrounding areas, but they are also at risk from rising sea levels. With decades of experience in coastal engineering, Professor Marcel van..

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