Meetings Health in the Built Environment

Vitality in the workplace - 6 June

“On June 6th the Health in the Built Environmeent research meet on ‘Vitality in the workplace’ was held in Vertigo building at the TU/e campus. The topic Vitality in the workplace was discussed from the energy perspective to the user-performance perspective and the user-technology interaction and the influence of sound environment on vitality of open-plan study environments.

Interesting presentations on the topic were given by:
Thijs Meulen TU/e Energy coordinator and WKO Award 2018 winner, on ‘Vitality in the TU/e ATLAS building’;
Rianne Appel Assistant Professor in corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace at the TU/e Department of the Built Environment on ‘Workplace, technologies & health'
Pascale Leblanc Associate Professor at the TU/e Human Performance Management Group on ‘The relationship between the physical work environment and employee work performance’;
Ella Braat-Eggen PhD Building Acoustics at the TU/e Department of the Built Environment on ‘The influence of the sound environment on vitality in an open-plan study environment’.
The room was fully booked and an inspiring discussion with the participants followed.

The next Health in the Built Environment lunch research meet on Smart Hospitals will be held on Thursday October 31st from 12-13:30 hours. Please save the date! More information will follow soon through our mailing list. Please contact Maaike Riemersma ( if you would like to receive more information.”