Defense Nina Bartelink cum laude
Nina Bartelink defended her PhD dissertation October 30, 2019 at the Maastricht University. She was awarded cum laude. Her thesis provides insight into the results of the Healthy Primary School project, an initiative to improve children’s health and health behaviours in Primary Schools in South-Limburg.
The title of her dissertation is: 'Evaluating health promotion in complex adaptive school systems: The Healthy Primary School of the Future'. Supervisor: Prof.dr.ir. M. Jansen, Prof.dr. S. Kremers, Prof.dr. H. Savelsberg. Co-supervisor: dr. P. van Assema.
NRC also published an article on the project. You can read it here.
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