Around every six weeks researcher John van Opstal, from Radboud University in Holland, visits Lisbon to work with a team at ISR|Lisboa. A Professor of Biophysics and Director of the Donders Centre for Neuroscience, van Opstal has become a very active collaborator of ISR.
Even though it’s a tremendously inhospitable environment to humans, space exploration continuously pushes the boundaries of humanity’s reach. When it comes to protecting humans from the harsh conditions of such environments robotic platforms can be a great asset to minimize exposure, much like it’s done on Earth’s most remote locations.
Jointly promoted by two SESE Doctoral programs that aim to promote multilateral collaboration between the European and Chinese universities of the SEEEP, several international collaborators joined a summer school workshop at ISR this month.
With a record number of participants – around 70 – both from Europe and China, the workshop