Lennart de GrootPaleomagnetic laboratory Fort Hoofddijk - Utrecht University

Outreach

2018
66. Live interview on 'Spraakmakers', a program on NPO Radio 1 (Dutch national public radio station), June 8, 10:30 - 11:30, on the recent eruptions of various volcanoes around the world Radio 1
65. Interview for 'Moeder aarde is boos' ('Morther Earth is angry'), an article by Marcel Vink in Telegraaf (June 6, pp 6-7), and online Telegraaf
64. Interview for 'Waarom explodeert de ene vulkaan wel en de andere niet?' ('Why are some volcanoes explosive, while others are not?'), an article by NOS op 3 (June 4) NOS.nl
63. Scientist answering childrens' questions during the 'Klokhuis vragendag 2018' in NEMO Science Museum (Amsterdam), an interactive day promoting science amongst childeren in collaboration with national youth tv show 'Klokhuis' (May 27) NEMO
62. Contribution to 'Magnetisch veld van oceanen in kaart gebracht', an article by Laurien Onderwater on KIJK's website, a popular science magazine (April 12) KIJK
61. Judge in the jury of Utrecht University's Breaking Science competition, a pitch competition for young researchers, in which they have to explain their research for a general public (April 9) Breaking Science
60. Lecture for the Rector's league at Cals College Nieuwegein, a science lecture for high school students (March 19)
59. Guided lab tour at Fort Hoofddijk for a group of high school students from Comenius College Hilversum (February 19)
58. Lecture for the Dutch Royal Society for Geology and Mining (KNGMG), section Noord: 'Unraveling rapid variations in the Earth's magnetic field' (January 9)
 
2017
57. Participant in the Dutch National Science Quiz (Nationale Wetenschapsquiz), a 90 min. tv show aired on December 26 on national tv reaching a 12.2% market share (577.000 viewers). VPRO
56. Press release on my appearance on the Dutch National Science Quiz (Nationale Wetenschapsquiz) to be aired on Boxing Day (December 26) at 22:10, NPO2 UU
55. Lecture for the Rector's league at Camphusianum Gorinchem, a science lecture for high school students (December 18)
54. Lecture for the Rector's league at Christelijk Gynmasium Utrecht, a science lecture for high school students (December 7)
53. Guided lab-tour of Fort Hoofddijk for high school students of Revius Lyceum Doorn (November 30)
52. Press release regarding my participation in the Dutch 'National Science Quiz', by the VPRO, a Dutch public broadcasting network VPRO
51. Popular science lecture 'Snelle variaties in het aardmagneetveld ontrafeld' for the Netherlands branch of the Anchorites (November 16)
50. Interview for Editie NL (RTL 4), a daily television program focussing on national news, featuring an item on noise nuisance by low frequency sounds (October 31)
49. Eindelijk komt de zon weer vroeger op', article on Kennislink regarding the offset between sun set and sun rise times around the winter solstice. Kennislink
 
2016
48. Leidse Winterlezing (Winter lecture series) 'Snelle variaties in het aardmagneetveld ontrafeld', Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, GEA kring Rijnland, (13 November) GEA Rijnland
47. 'Met het aardmagneetveld verdwijnt ook de atmosfeer’ article on Kennislink Kennislink
46. 'Lennart de Groot wint Vening Meineszprijs', an article in '.voetlicht' of Geo.brief, the newsletter of the Royal Dutch Society for Geologiy and Mining
45. 'Ongestoord meten', an article in 'In beeld' of the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)'s magazine Hypothese
44. Contribution to the article 'Magnetic vortices record history of Earth's magnetic field' by Ian Randall on Physicsworld.com Physicsworld
43. News item on Utrecht University's website regarding my Vening Meinesz prize 2016 UU
42. News item on NWO.nl (website of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) regarding my Vening Meinesz prize 2016 NWO
41. Article in Le Journal de l'ile de la Réunion covering our fieldwork there: 'Le volcan pour décrypter le champ magnétique terrestre' (March 26) pdf
40. Lab tour for final year high school students of the Barlaeus Grammar School in Amsterdam (February 19)
39. News item on 'DUB' (Utrecht University's independent newspaper) on the Outstanding Student Paper Award won by Annemarieke Béguin at the AGU fall meeting: 'Studente wint nu al prestigieuze onderzoeksprijs' (January 26) DUB
38. News item on Utrecht University's news pages on the Outstanding Student Paper Award won by Annemarieke Béguin at the AGU fall meting: 'Measuring the tiniest magnets' (January 19) HBVL
37. Interview on Belgian Radio 1 (~7 min, national radio station) regarding mysterious sounds in the atmosphere (January 14)
36. Article on Het Nieuwsblad (Belgian national newspaper): 'Mysterieus geluid in Nederland opgelost' (January 13) Het Nieuwsblad
35. Article on RTV Noord-Holland: 'Onheilspellend geluid houdt Grootebroek wakker' (January 13) RTV NH
34. Article on Belang van Limburg (Belgian newspaper): 'Mysterie rond 'akelige' geluiden in Nederland lijkt opgelost' (January 13) HBVL
33. Article in MetroXL (Dutch national newspaper/website): 'Raadsel 'mysterieuze geluiden' opgelost' (January 13) MetroXL
32. Article on Ondertussen.nl (Dutch Blog targeting youth): 'Eindelijk een verklaring voor het mysterieuze geluid in het westen van Nederland' (January 13) Ondertussen.nl
31. Interview for 'Editie NL' (RTL 4), a daily television program focussing on national news featuring an item on mysterious sounds in the atmosphere (January 12) RTL
 
2015
30. Friday Earth Sciences Talk (FEST), department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University: 'Unravelling the short-term behavior of the Earth's magnetic field' (October 16)
29. Article in NRC Handelsblad: 'Nederland lag vroeger waar Marokko nu ligt' (June 15) NRC
28. Article on Nu.nl: 'Utrechtse onderzoekers lanceren website die verschuiving aardkost toont' (June 11) Nu.nl
27. Article on RTV Utrecht: 'UU brengt verschuiving aardkost in beeld' (June 11) RTV Utrecht
26. Article on Scientias.nl: 'Waar lag Nederland miljoenen jaren geleden?' (June 11) RTV Utrecht
25. Article in Telegraaf: 'Waar lag jouw tuin in het dinotijdperk?' (June 11) Telegraaf
24. Article in Algemeen dagblad: 'Waar lag jouw woonplaats 200 miljoen jaar geleden?' (June 11) AD
23. Large press coverage associated with our PLoS ONE paper and www.paleolatitude.org: 'Waar lag jouw woonplaats in het dinotijdperk?': Pzc, De Gelderlander, Brabants Dagblad, Eindhovens Dagblad, BN De Stem, etc.
22. Lecture 'Origin and significance of the geomagnetic field' for the Bachelor Honours program at Leiden University (June 3)
21. Supervisor for the 'UTalent' program of Utrecht University (extracurricular science program for excellent high school students, May 18-21)
20. Popular science lecture 'Rapid changes in the geomagnetic field revealed' at the van Waterschoot van de Gracht penning award ceremony for prof.dr. Cor Langereis (February 5)
 
2014
19. Workshop 'Presentation skills' for Students' association Utrechtse Aardwetenschappen Vereniging, 25 November
18. Popular science lecture for the J.C. van der Meulen foundation, 14 November, in Hoorn (NL)
17. Kennislink: 'Kan het aardmagneetveld binnen een eeuw omklappen?', following the press release of October 22 (October 29) Kennislink
16. Short coverage in the science pages of De Volkskrant (national Dutch newspaper) following the press release of October 22 (October 25)
15. Press release 'Omkering polen duurt langer dan 100 jaar', website Utrecht University, October 22.
14. 'Waarom is ijzer magnetisch, in tegenstelling tot andere metalen?', in 'Vraag het de UU' ('Ask Utrecht University') of De Telegraaf (largest Dutch national newspaper), September 20.
13. 'Wat als... de aarde stopt met draaien?', article in the September issue of popular science journal KIJK (pp. 26-30) on the Earth hypothetically stopping its rotation around its spin axis
12. 'Aardse krachten', article in the September issue of popular science journal Quest (pp. 84-87) on the Earth's magnetic field
11. 'Werking broncorrector blijft mysterie', article in specialist journal 'Veeteelt' on Earth radiation and animal wellfare Veeteelt pdf
10. 'Draaien de Noord- en Zuidpool ons dood?', 30 min radiointerview on FunX (national Dutch radio station targeting youth in the larger cities) regarding the nature of the Earth's magnetic field and potential geomagnetic reversals
9. Popular science lecture for the Dutch Geologist Association (Nederlandse Geologen Verening, afd. West-Friesland), 7 March
 
2013
8. Workshop 'Presentation skills' for Students' association Utrechtse Aardwetenschappen Vereniging, 26 November
7. Article in GEA: 'Het aardmagneetveld verzwakt: het einde der tijden?' GEA pdf
6. Scienceguide: 'Aards magneetveld verzwakt' Scienceguide pdf
5. Kennislink: 'Brengt afnemend aardmagnetisme ons in de problemen?' Kennislink pdf
4. Page wide article in the Science pages of De Volkskrant (national Dutch newspaper) regarding my PhD thesis: 'Beter weten waar het noorden was'. Volkskrant
3. Interview Business News Radio (BNR) (~3 min, national radio station) regarding my PhD thesis
2. A number of articles derived from the ANP press release regarding my PhD thesis, e.g.: de automatiseringsgids, Powned, PC-active.nl, etc.
1. ANP press release regarding my PhD thesis, published by most national Dutch and Belgian newspapers, such as: de Volkskrant, Nu.nl, de Telegraaf, BN de Stem, RTV Utrecht, AD, de Morgen, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Trouw, etc. UU