Bart Knols

Netherlands

Founder of MalariaWorld, the world's largest professional and social network for malaria professionals. With currently more than 8600 subscribers (free of charge) in >140 countries. Stimulating debate, forums, expert blogs, listing meetings, jobs, etc. Sending out a weekly newsletter with all new malaria articles published that week. Editor of the MalariaWorld Journal, the first Open Access journal on malaria where you don't pay to read and don't pay to publish. Bart has also written blogs on malaria for the European Journalism Centre fort heir THINK3! Competition, of which he was a winner (and visited the Millennium villages in Kenya afterwards). He has (co)authored more than 140 scientific articles on malaria, 19 book chapters, and served as editor on 3 books. He also authored the popular science book ‘Mosquito: The fascinating world of public enemy number 1’ (in Dutch). Besides his voluntary work for MalariaWorld, which has been active for the last 5 years, he is a Director of In2Care, a Dutch company he (co)founded in 2011, which develops novel tools to control mosquito-borne diseases, notably malaria and dengue. He also serves as Chair of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Malaria Foundation (which he helped to set up in 2010). He currently serves as the PI on a 5-country EU-FP7 funded project that develops mosquito contamination devices. Websites: MalariaWorld: www.malariaworld.org Personal website: www.bartknols.com Company website: www.in2care.org EU Project website: www.mcdproject.eu


Comments

Michelle Helinski

2015-11-06 03:59

I know Bart as a relentless advocate for a malaria free world. The platform MalariaWorld allows us all to stay up to date and in touch which is invaluable in moving forward. Bart would be a very worthy winner!

Umar Adam Katsayal

2015-11-05 23:51

I wish you a very good luck. Let us give vote en mass to Bart in particular and to MalariaWorld in general.

Abdullah Abu Sayeed

2015-11-05 05:36

Bart knols wish you all the best. Malaria world is really a very successful in research world and as well as great achievement in fight against Malaria.

okechukwu peter

2015-11-05 01:05

I have so much benefited from his service. Let's honour him together!

Tom Olijhoek

2015-11-04 21:58

Bart is an innovator pur sang, a person with the ability to turn dreams into reality. One of the keys for his success is his no-nonsense practical approach to tackle the worlds most complex disease

Musa Jawara

2015-11-04 21:36

He has such a drive we should just let him over speed, apply more grease to the elbows and there we go . There is no cause for concern at this stage.

Hasan Basri

2015-11-04 21:27

I know Bart Knols only from Malaria Journals. I can say without him the journal will not as big as now. Thanks Bart you make us easy to up date our malaria knowledge for free witout burden our low earning to buy expensive journals. All the best

Anatoly Kondrashin

2015-11-04 20:28

He has contributed enormously to the success of the MAlaria World. Keep going!

Precious Mattah

2015-11-04 19:53

MalariaWorld provides students, lecturers and researchers with an easy access to valuable information for their work. I am grateful malariaworld was there to help me sail through my phd.

Thiery Alavo

2015-11-04 19:28

Bart is simply an exemple of what we have to do in term of malaria elimination: A lot of achievements with little financial ressources !

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