Marjolein is a bio-engineer with a mission and has been a water researcher at Ghent University for 10 years.

There she discovered that water does not only concern the scientific world, but actually everyone. She also discovered that there are still many questions and uncertainties when it comes to water.

Marjolein is in great demand on radio and TV, gave a lecture for the University of Flanders and made a Dutch water podcast: Helder.

Basic information

Marjolein Vanoppen
science journalism

Supported projects

Weg van Water: a journey through Belgium with(out) water

  • Environment

BRUSSELS - Open your tap and close it again. The water you just saw was yours for two seconds before draining again. But what do you know about that water? Where does it come from and where does it go? And how long will it continue to flow from the tap?